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INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
INVENTIONS BY ACCIDENT. Many important inventions were merely the result of accident. An al chemist, experimenting in earths for the making of crucibles, found that he had invented porcelain. A watcllmakcr's apprentice, holding a spectacle-glass between his thumb and forefinger, noticed that through it the neighboring buildings appeared larger, and thus he discovered the adaptability of the lens to the tele scope. A Nuremberg glass-cutter by acci dent one day dropped a little aqua fortis upon his spectacles. He found that It corroded and softened the glass, and hlie conceived the. idea of etching, lie drew figures upon the glass with varnish, applied the fluid, and cut away thile glass about the drawing. When he removed the var nishl the figures appeared, raised on a dark ground. The process of whitening sugar was nleversknown until a hlen walk ed through a clay-puddle and then strayed through a sugar-house. Her tracks were left in the piles of sugar, and when it was noticed that th...
He Had Often Heard of Him. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
He Had Often Heard of Him. It was a Contested will case. and one of tile witnesses, ill the course of givillng his et'vidence, described the testator lulutely. "Now, sir." said the counsel for tlhe defence,. "I suppose we inay take It, front the flattering description you have g\iven of the testator, his good poillts, andit his personal appearalnce generally, that you were intimately ncrquainted with hint?" "'Ilmi!" exclatled the \l witnlless. "ie \was no acqutalntance of Iine!" "Indeed! \Vell, then, you must Ihtve observetd hill very carofully wheltevor .yotl stiaw hit?" plllrstIed coitnscl. ....... 'l?hs pre\'varicatlot, as couucsel tlloallght it, wasio too lnllcl, and Ihe said: "Now, o, now, don't trile withi the court, please! llow, 1 ask yotl, coitlt you, in tile tIatlle of gootlless, de scribe hihtt 80 lllinately if yIoll llevin saw hint or tlever klewc hlimtt?" "\Vell," replietd the witness, and lthe sttib wihich Overpreattd bis ti'eltures oxtetllnit to the ftaces of those it...
KEEP FAITH WITH THE CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
KEEP FAITH WITH THE CHILDREN. Ma1ny a wotat . who woiuld tot think iif lightly breaklng a pronilse :madle ti a grownll-np person is uItterly enreless atboLut keePnII g herb word wilth her children. She promises whatever Is conVeollclent it athe ItOItelltlt, alI ulIp palrently thinks that the breaking or keepilg of those prollllses Is a mllatter in whichl she can please herself, antd that Iher children have no right to con sider thelnselvos aggrieved if she does not do so. A mother who acts thug doges h5 ijiti aTltle chIld, and that it Is nat ural and reasonable that he shloulh expect his tparents to be as good as their word, alnd to fultit their promi ses, ivell at the cost of convenileltce Promises shoulld ilnot be lightly broken, atid tile pareit who is gillilty of this sooll loses hier children's conllndence, whlichl is one of tile sweetest things which our little ones can give us. Wlhen boys anld girls learn to itoubt their parents' trutlhfllhless they soon look aroutlnl for sol...
WOMAN'S WORLD. OLD MOTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
WOMAN'S WORLD. OLD MOTHERS. I love old mothers--mothers TWith white hair, And kindly eyes, anlld lips grown softly sweet Withn murmured blessings over sleep ing babes. There is something In tllheir quiet grace That speaks the calm of Sabbath afternoons; A knowledge In their deep unfalteringl eyes That far oultreaches all philolsophlly. Time, with caressing touch, a.bout them weaves The silver-thlreaded fair'y shawl of age. While all the echoes of forgotten songs Seemn Joined to leald Ia st\'oeItlte!IL to their speech. Old mothers!---as Ihey pass with slow-tlie. s)l top, Tl'heir Iritiibling hillatds liln I tllaliy to yolllh'I atlrenttl Sweet tnoCthers as Ihey pan. one sea tgaitt Old garden walks. old rotes, ald old loses.
THINGS WE TAKE FOR GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
THINGS WETAKE FOR GRANTED.? We have been so long accustomed to living in civllised society that a hundred-and one conveniences which are used by us every (lay of our lives never strike us as being ours only by virtue of the fact that a gradual pro gression In the total amount of hu man knowledge has made them pos sible. There are so many things whllich we are accustomed to use and which we never have to do without that it seldom occurs to us that once upon a time man had none of them. Take, for instance, the houses in which we live. It is as certain as ally thing can be that there was a time when no houses were built. Man was ill such a primitive state that he had not the least conception of the build er's art, and all he could do to obtain sole amnlount of shelter from the wlid oandirain was to hide within caves in thie rocks and cliffs. Those caves in deed were tile first primin.tive homes of inankiiud. Ve take our fireplaces for granted. There was no lireoplace in the cave holne ...
"HORSE POWER." [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
"HORSE POWER." It It not. uve Ano wi . Iscourlaw exact meanilng of the term "horse power" as applieied to steam englines. The following is the explanation given by Professor Farey ill a book onl the steam engine: The nlmachinery in the great Ibrew cries and distilleries of London was movedtl by Ihorses, and the proprie tors of those estlblishments, who were anttotg tile lirst to reqllire ZIir. \Watt's etglnes, always ltquired what nutlber of nlorses an itntendedl engiute woultl replace. Consequently Mlr. Watt tmade soine experitnents on the strong horses ett ployed by the brewers of london. and found that a horse of that kind, walk inzg at the rate of two and one-half Ittiles anl hotlr, could dhraw one ttutt dred and fifty jtounds avoirdupois Iby mneans of a rope passing over a pulley, so as to raise up tlhat t weight, wilth vertical motion, at the rate of twIo hundred :nld twenty feet a minuttte. This exertion of mnechanical lower is equal to raisint;g thirty-three thousand pounds-...
MEDICAL MEMS. Pain in the Feet. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
.: "MEDICAL MEMS. S :Paitn in the Feet. In itnany cases pain in the feet is owing to the presence of corns, bun ions, or chilblains. But there are mnore obscure affectionls that cause pain ill walking. Two of thile most common are flatfoot, anll tile opposite condli. tion--an overhligh arch. When tille arch Is too high tilhe weight of the body is not properly dis tributed, but falls on the heel and the ball of thile foot. Tile pain is especial. ly severe lI thle bail of thie foot. In flatfoot thile pain is most severe ill tilhe early stages, whe;t thile ibrous slheet that stretciles between tile 'ball of tilhe foot and thile hilc has to do all the work of keeping the foot inl shape, since the ligamnllents thlat are meant to support thile archl are already weaken. ed :and elongated. After this fibrous structulre-the plIltar fascia it i, called-has yielded, and tilO flatfoot is fully established, thile pain Is much less acute. Wheln botlh heo,s lare palnful it usu ally means either th...
Two Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
Two Letters. ;rom iMr. Myles Henry Seward, I Mfyleswood, Whlttington P.O., via Geelong, Vic. "I suffered for a considerable time rom kidney complaint. I had agon sing pain in my back and under the Ihoulder blades, especially during El?^MafgLf. ""WO'J'tlbpyd~~o-Iij's n xEOp joor and digestion imperfect. I had very severe headacti 9 and prostra ion. Various medicines I tried fail ed to benefit me until I tried War ner's Safe Cure. After taking the Irat bottle I began to feel an improve ment In my health. This gave me confidence in the medicine and en couraged me to persevere with it. After taking a few bottles of the medi cine I was quite restored to health." 'rom Mrs. Ada Gray, 38 Hanover street, Windsor, Vie. "For some years I suffered from a serious affection ct the kidneys and liver. I had a dull pain in my backl and right side. I was also troubled. with distressing nervousness, and my lungs were in an extreme state of weakness. I had taken a number of medicines without obtaining ...
WEDDING. SMITH—NEATE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
WEDDING. Sll rl--N ,ATE. A very pretty wedding took place at the Clhurclch of England, hNyora, on Wednesday, Juone 10, the contracting parties being Mr Alfrod Smith, of Victorian railways, l)andenorg. second eldest son of Mr Alfred Smitlh, con-, tractor, Geclong, and Mliss Annie Neato eldest daughter of Mr and Mlrs. WV. J Neute. of Nyorn. The church was very tastotllly dercornt,,d for thie occaaion, thlo ofliciating clergyman being the Rev. Watson, of Loch. Tihe bride, who was given away by hier fathler, looked charming in a handsome flowerrd silk vaile, with fur and lace trimmuings, the trainu being relieved with pale pink and silkl. She carried a botquet of chrysan thlemms, mock orange and asparagun fern, withl, white satin streameors, and wore a handsome gold brooch, the gift of the bridcgroom.. The best tman wnis the brother of tile bridegroom. Mr F. Bond acted as groomsman, tile brides maids being Miss Eileen lMeGratb, cousin of thle bride,and Miss Elsic Neate, sister of the br...
BERWICK COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Wednesday, 24th June. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
ILERWIOK COURI' OF PE.TTY w"onead?y, 2 y .tt ,Jine. ITeforo W. larri., P.M , and Messrs Ilarvey Smith and McLennan, J..'sP. Manning v. Shorthouso.-ClIaim for IGs 9J, goJds sold anl delivered. Comlnplainunt gave oridence that the defendant had got meat from h:s shop or different men working at Beacons lkld. lIe (.Maning) had told Short Icuse that tIe meat woul have to be hooked to him or it would not be sepltied. Shortlhouse agreed to this. Defendant, who gave evidence on hIis own behalf, said that complainant knew the meat was for o:hers and not for him. l i had told defeondant's on the names of the Iner. for whom the meat was got. lie admtlitted tlhant he lidtl told Manning to book the meat for himn, bat an Manuning knew that the meat was being taken by him for other men for whont Iha (Shorthouse) was only acting as carrier, he thoughlt Manning shonld look to them for Iayment. Mr Jeffrey MIacpherson, who appeared for defeudsnt, said the principle was an important one, although the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
;PilE NIX A: SSURANCE 00. LTD. ESTD. 1782. IORKEIS' CDMPENSATION. FIRE. ACOIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCEED 000,000. SLoe.ashy mIUH FIRES and by LICHTNING are mnade good by this tompany. AGENTS WANTED. vIomAN 461 ro 471 B?URKE ST., OMc._ MELBOURNE, DALCETY & CO LTJ., ACENTS. Export Turkeys 10,000 WANTED. Heavy Birds, 7d. per lb. live weight. Old Fowls, top market price. Send for Price List B. No Cartage or Com mission chnrgedi. DAVID HYLAND & SONS. Exporters. Sennitt's Freezing Works, MELBOURNE. BENDIGO. PITT'S POISONED WHEAT. For destroying Rats, Mice, Sparrows and'Parrots, etc. It is the only certain and Genuine preparation. Refuse all imitations. In Sd. (large 11-) yellow packets; c/G Farmers' Tins. Several farmers were sitting around the fire in the country inn and tellinig how the potato pests itad got into their crops. Said onte: "Them pests itte mtty whole crop in two weeks." Then tlolther spoke up: "They ate ttty crop in two days, and then sat arouttid on the trees ...
NOBLE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
NOI3LE 'ARUK. Arbor day was colebrated at Nob!e Park on Saturday afternoon last. The 4-ahar?,nlthle?State.aoo~l..Ah qol co-operated to make the day a sueccees. Many members of tile Progress Associ tion worked hard all the afternoon malking treeguards and placing them in position. After the childlren, under thIu sunperintcdence of the head tacherl , Mr E. Beguin, had finished planting the treen, they wore given afternoon tea and lollies by the ladies of the school coumnmitee and otl:her nlay friends. The trees planted were nearly all Australian. This was done at timhe suggestion of Mr C. J. leattyl , a muember of the Progress Association.
Just Right. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
Just Right. Last year a certain Lancashire far mer bought two barrels of beer. One of the barrels turned out to be sour. The farmer said he would send it back, but his wife, kind woman, sug gested it would do for the men in the hayfield, and it was sen1t into the field. The next day the farmer went ta the men, and said to the foreman: "\0'hat kind of beer was that I sent u 'll." answered the n:u1. "It was ~ii V `Jut right.' . - mWhat 'do yoU msenmsms".-tl4lslet ar, 01cr. "Well, if it had been any worse we couldn't have supped it, and if it had been any better we ehoulIn't hlve got it."
BERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
3ERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. The monthly meotiog of the abovo was beld on Baturday Inet. Present-Ore tltnty :presdcent), a'Beckott, Barr, Llose, Martio, Corney, Faohy and Dore. CORRESPONDENOE. From J. Richardson, tiarro Warren. stat. log thet he refused to ligpi street lamp, owing to tbo slusby state of the footpath. He was prepared to spread gravol if the couon cil provided it.-Tn he attended to, From J. Uro, North Gembrook, eskinn that acrub be cut down on the road from the bridpes on Shphcerdea Creek to cGembrook. Work to he done. From J. G. Lonnox and 5 othere, drawing attenticn to the state of the read trading past their proporties from Lee's to Beeoan, North rlmbrook.-The road to he attedied to. From mnc. Wade, oerwtck, asking that the footpath in tce main streit he formed anec ecrvlled from his place to tIe path already compeated towards the post cfllee Hitiine memsbercs to inseect, From V. Macsuire,' ios, stating that whilst watering cattle 7 of his cows had been impounded, and as...
OBITUARY. Young. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
OBITUARY. Young. Dandenong was steeped in de ressire gloom on Tuesday morning it about Is o'clock, when it was Innounced that Mr Murdoch Young, manager of the Commercial Bank of Anustralasia, had died suddenly about half an hour previously at his resi dence at the bank, Lonsdale'street, Dandenong. The deceased was such a robust type of a Scotchman that no one anticipated such a- calamity should befall hin. Ho stood about Gft. high, broad in proportion, and was always a steady, well living man. He was ardently fond of golf but beyond that did not indulge in mnuch out-door exercise, his time being otherwise taken up Wvith his banking aflairs, and his family. Thie shock of the news was so great that the people stood in knots in the street on a.busy market day, and discussed in lowered tones the calamitous news. They could not realise it was a fact. The sad blow to the widow and family is also difficult to realise, and the hearttelt symnpathy and condolence of the whlol- district for ma...
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
SCRAPS. In our advertising columns Mr R. O. Garlick announces that he is insti tuting the system of selling eggs by auction in Dandenong. As this system insures the pioducer against the evils of rings and arrangements, and puts the last possible farthing into his pocket, he should give the system a trial. Mr R. N. IHerkes, Clyde, hss received a communication from Mr W. S. Keast, M L.A., stating he was using his best endevours to secure a polling booth at Clyde, and did not think there would be any trouble about it. There was also a communication from Mr * Kest that only 23 trucks of sheep had been consigned from Tooradin and Cranbourne, and this return did not suggest that trucking yards should be constructed at Clyde.. At the Craubourne Shire Council meeting on Saturday, Cr Callanan said he had heard that if a person had a numbor of dogs and registered them as p paak they woeld be exempt from feos. Hle know a man who hod nino dogs, and had them registered. Ho (the speaker) paid for...
CRANBOURNE SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
CRANBOURNE SHIRE. COUNCIL. Presont-Cro Oreaves (President), Lloyd, Herkes, Callanan, Brunt, Wilson. Cameron, O'Brien and Hardy. Or Wilson moved that a letter of conlo lencebo sont to the relatives of the late Mr John 0oulsto0, who had psre1d away. He was of a kindly nature, and was a first-clars reporter.-Seconded by thu President and carried. Accounts arnounling to L472 2s 41 were pss~ed ffo payment. coRR ESPONDoENCI. From Public WVork. Department, stating that framing of regulations for markets will be taken into consideration at an onrly date, --Recero I. F'rom same, re obstrouction to road by L. Wildes, and desiring report-Comp' led with, From same, forwarding agreement re 71 coils wire netting for signature, together with 9 1561 8 1, being amount pzayable iu c'sh Attended to. From Health Departmoent, stating that Shire hrd been declared diphtheria area, that It might be brought into line withll other muonicipalitiea to ensure notification of cases. - KtCCtl Tell. From s9m', des...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 9 July 1914
Removed Rheumatic Pains. I have great faith in Camberlain's Pain Blarm,a! s Mr S. E. Hancock, J.P., Kapunda t.A. For yers I suffered with rheumotism in my arms and shoulders, lBrought on by a chill. Now an application of Camberlain's Pain Blam glvea me instant relief and soon removes it. I recommend Camberlain'l Pain Blam to sllecffrers Ifrom rheumatism. Sold by all Storekeepers and Chemists, Suffered For Eleven Ye~ars. t !ufforcd continnouity f ott acloc nr itl diotniucs, vdck lCoInclwSIB ani1 lackl Of cnl· orgyr, Wilict JI Wm Jihuos i, LO Oliphoot S'rizot, l'onsonby;, Aoil in,~n N.'. I wo'c roconmmotiell to Ito C .rnborloiois 'rilll s alnfiR(tor tobiot~f ow~ bI~ I IdI 5)15 \~~lot. fo Ify imrn~c pind b I tok o OI:;1SO of (ithor, with the roint it th9tey o~en to a nlon'w of oto. Now I sot o noon~ Irish, vi~ororo ond hoa~lihy, ale wcf hich in oiti;~ly beu to Canmberaio'j Tablolo Jolil by I1ll Slotccrej. ero nod Obomlito. Group and Whooping Cough. I used Chamberlain's Cough Ilemedy wh...
FROM WISDOM'S WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 July 1914
FROM WISDOM'S WELL. Once boys or girls have beln 5)! towed to leave school, It is contrsrv to human nature to expect tiem to go buck. Women's eyes are the windows of their stuls: but it is as well not to forzct that windows have blinds. The loer mar not be getting 00ooor er, Ibut they are certainly getting lees satislied witlh their trovertY. Life should consist quite as much of helping no of ucqutring. The world is made up of Irudoers snd (reamers; and what we want is a combination of tin two. "I was waiiiug an-aw-account of a mvocan being gored 'to death by a Peashly cow, loneherkhow," renarked young Dudleich. "W call', I can t i: adno a nore hewwible affair, can you, 'No. M1r. Dudleigh." replied .11ss Cnasthiion, with a mighty yuwn; 'on lets it is twin; bored to (teatli by S calT'"