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SUMMER FOOT COMFORT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
SUMdliER FOOT COMFORT. -low many of the hot weathcr tan tr:ums people indulge in are due to aching feet? The percenta-ge is a large one. So much has been done to spoil thle feet of mel, and women that it is almost impossible to tind a perfect foot on an adult-that is to say, a foot that is beautiful in i!ne, has perfect toe-nails and is free from corns. The average foot is still a thing to be hidden away. And there are few of us who would dare to wear sandals and go out without shoes and stockings. If the feet have the slightest tend ency to hurt, to be sore and irritat ed, to grow corns or to produce bun ions, that tendency shows itself in the summer time, and if the boots or shoes are made of badly or care lessly cured leather and burn the feet, or are cut on the wrong shape, or are badly soled or heeled, the dis comfort to body and mind is always Sincreased as soon as the hot weather comes. CHANGE STOCKINGS CONSTANTLY. First of all, the health of the feet depends on cleanliness. ...
WONDERFUL INVENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
WONDERFUL INVENTIOiN. Thomas A. Edison was talking of some of the queer anti-submarine in ventions that had been submitted to the National Defence Committee. "The best I can say of them," he declared, "is that they remind me of the lunatic." "A lunatic in an asyhmn once said to a visitor : "'I ain't a lunatic, mis ter.. I'in as sane as you are. I'm an inventor I am. I've got an invention that is going to make me a second P.ockefeller. Here let me explain it to you." "The lunatic took out a pencil and an old envelope and drew a bird cage. "There you are," he said. "That's the invention. Just a cage, an ordni ary bird cage, but you'll observe on this side a door with a heavy knob. "Now, then you see, we take this bird cage and put her on a bronze pedestal 17ft. high, the pedestal standing on a marble slab. We place a 17ft. ladder on the right side of the pedestal, leading up to this door and a 17ft, ladder on the opposite side leading to the other door. "Now, what happens ? A fly come...
ONION BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
ONION BUTTER. This will keep for weeks in a cold place and will give flavour to many a tasteless warmed-over dish which has to be made in a hurry. Chop fine 6 onions and fry in twelve table spoonfuls of butter, stirring all the time, until the onions are brown and shrivelled, but not black. Put them through,a fine strainer into a tumbler and, when the butter has hardened, cover with melted paraffin. Use a teaspoonful when needed for flavour ing in stews, gravies, brown sauce, etc.
WHITE SAUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
WHITE SAUCE. To kuow how to make a good white sauce is,one of the most useful items in the careful ,cook's repertoire, since by means of it very palatable dishes may be made of many kinds of scraps that would otherwise go to waste. To make it, take 2. tablespoonfuls of flour, 2 tablespoonfuls of butter, 1 cup milk, salt and pepper to season. Mlelt the butter in a pan, then add to it the flour and let it thicken. Add half of the cup of milk and cook and beat vigourously until it is creamy, then add the rest of the milk and keep stirring until done. If you have a wire whisk, beat well with it for a few minutes. Do not add the salt and pepper until it is ready to take from the fire. A good white soup stock may be used instead of the milk, and butter may be added if liked. For a white sauce many pre fer white pepper. If some potatoes are left over, a nice variation is ob- i tained by slicing them, covering with the sauce and baking. Serve very hot. A little grated cheese may be added if...
LEMON MINCEMEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
- LEMON MINCEMEAT. Three large lemons, four apples, ltb ot suet, lib of currents, 11ib moist sugar, 30gr. of candied peel, half a nutmeg, grated, half a teaspoonful of mace, half a wine glass of brandy. Peel the lemons very thinly, squeeze the juice from them, boil the rind till tender enough to beat to a paste add the apples pared, cored and chop red fine, the suet finely chopped, nut meg, mace and brandy. Put into a Jar and cover tightly.
DANDENONG MARKET Tuesday, November 27. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
DANDENONG MARKET Tuesday, November 27. Alex. Scott and Co., Pty. Ltd., Jos. Clarke and Co., and Adamson, Strettle and Co. Pty. Ltd. conjointly report: Dairy cattle-A fair supply of milkers and springers, and the demand for all descriptions was somewhat easier. The following were some of the principal lots-Milkers-Messrs Geo. Keys two to £23, G. A. Wilkins one at £20 5s, 1. Masters one at .19 5s, J.1 West three to £22, H. G. Gamble three to £20 5s, D. McLellan one at £19, F. Kirkham one at £19, A. English one at £19 5s, R. Hallinan four to £18 10s. A. Falkiner one at £18 7s 6d, J. W. Smith one at.£18S. Springers-Messrs H. Shiels one at £19 5s, L. J. Beazley seven to £19, H. Masters one at £17 17s 6d, Lea Corrigan two to £17 12s 6d, Geo. Keys one at £17 10s, E. Higgins four to £16 10s, R. Hallinan four to £16 10s, T. L. Corrigan eight to £16, Lea Corrigan three to £15 2s 6d. Store cows to £10 15s, fat cows to £15 5s, choppers to £12 10, heifeirs to £10 5s, poddies to £6. Pigs-A good s...
Ladies' Column. RATIONING THE YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
Ladies' Column. liATI(ONING THE YOUNG. Dr. D. S. Davies, me lical oflicer of hIealth of Bristol, has recorded a rec ent elperience of revising the dieting of an institution of growing boys which han warned him that consider able life-long iniury might be cansed to boys and girls by insisting upon a too ,trclet regime. It is rightly stated that children need plentiful food for three reasons : first, their SuLrface is large compared with their weight: eocondly. they are growing ; andt thirdly, they. are almost always very active compared with many adults. A child of eight needs half as much as a grown-up and a child of twelve three-fifths as much, while a girl of sixteen needs as much' as her mother anda boy of sixteen may eat as much as his father. In these cases the foundations of fresh tissue for developement are being laid down, and this goes on until the phase is reached of complete manhood and womanhood. Upon the conditions of nutrition of growing boys and girls depends, as the ...
Reinforcements Referendum. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
Reinforcements Referendum. The meeting held in Pakenham on Wednes~day evening in connection with the above was largely attended, the Mechanics' Hall being well filled. The chair was occupied by Cr Gee. W. Martin, shire President, and the speakers for the evening were Mlrs Witham and MIr T. C. Brennan. The chairman said the question to be discussed was of momentous importance and he asked that all speakers during the campaign should receive an atten tive and patient hearing. A grave responsibility rested upon the people in regard to the poll on the 20th, he said, and it was their duty to learn all they could in regard to the question to be submitted, so that they would be in a position to record an honest vote. He then introduced Mlrs Witham, who said that the sub ject they were about to consider was one of the greatest importance, and it was their duty to give it their whole attention so that when they recorded their votes on the 20th they could be certain they had done the right th...
SENT TO CURE IT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
SENT TO CURE IT. At the autumn assizes in a Midland town a respectable looking man was charged with an extensive series of thefts. The facts were admitted, and the only witness for the defence was a medical .man, who testified that in his opinion the prisoner was suffering from kleptomania. "Kleptomania ?" inquired the judge gravely. "What is that ?" "Er-a disease, your lordship," said. the witness, evidently surprised. . "What kind of a disease ?" "Well-er-a mental disorder that causes the subject to appropriate property not his own," stammered the medical man. "Makes him steal, in fact 7" "Yes, my lord, that is generally the effect," he admitted. "I.know the disease," said the judge, grimly. "I know the disease -I am sent here to cure it." The learned professor was talking the usual nonsense to the baby. "No, no, oo mustn't tick oo's footay--" Just the he caught sight of the vis itor, blushed furiously, and muttered : "No, 'no ; you must not expose your pedal extremities by extend...
Pakenham Fruit and Horticultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
Pakensham fruit and Horti cultural Society. The sixth annual meeting of the Pakenham and District Fruit and Horticultural Society was held on the evening of the 22nd instant at the MIechanics' Institute, the president (Mr James J. Ahern) being in the chair. REPORT AND BALANCE SHEET. The following report and balance sheet were received and adopted: Report. We, the Officers and Committee, have pleasure in submitting to you the Statement of Receipts and Expenditure for 1917-the 6th Annual show. Not withstanding the adverse season, the exhibits compared more than favorably with past events. The takings at the gate were,however, some £13 less than formerly, owing to the bad weather during the greater part of the day and the postponement of a fortnight of the usual date of holding our show on account of its clashing with various patriotic events, which no doubt affected the attendance. The introduction of horse and pony in the place of running, jumping and bicycle events proved attractive...
QUITE AN ANGEL. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
QUITE AN ANGEL. A bachelor was recently travelling in a tramcar with a married couple of his acqunTintance. It was a rainy morning. The young wife had her mbrella well out of the way of thoee who passed down the .car, but an awkward boy on his way to the door managed t. fall over it and break it. "Oh, I am so sorry," stammered the lad. "Never mind ; I'm sure it wasn't your fault, and the lady smiled up at him without a trace of anger or even irritation on her face. "Well, I must say your wife is an angel !" exclaimed the bachelor, warmly. '"Mos~t women would have withered that clumsy fellow with ,a look, if they hadn't scorched him with words." "An angel, is she !" said the mar ried man, as he picked up the broken umbrella and smiled quizzically at his wife. "She may be--but she's want ed a new nmbrella for a month, and now she knows that I'll have to get it !"
THE BERWICK SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
THE BERWiCK : SHOW. Thu Diamond Jubilee show of the Mornington Farmer;s' Society, Berwick, was held on Saturday last, and was a success. Notwithstanding that the price of admission was risen to ls . 6d there was'a fairly large attendance, 'the gate receipts totalling over: £14, about £4 more than last year S The number of entries was not quite up to last year, but the exhibits for ward were of good quality. There was a good show in the draught stock sectio:s, and Mr E' Wright, of Paken ham, was one of the principal prize . takers, securing first and champion for his entire " Bold Marquis," and .first for a fine pair of farm horses. In the section for springcart horses, for which there ivas a large entry, M1r Eves, of Nar Nar Goon, carried off first-honors. In the light horse class nearly every sectionr was well filled, and Messrs John Henry, James Lecky, W. Wilson, W. A. Barrett, J. S. Anderson. G. Rox burgh andP. Einseidel were amongst the principal prize-takers. The show Sof ponie...
MEAN TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
MEAN TRICK. The De Jones' lawn was a Iawn in name only. It was really an arid desert-bald, so to speak, and in dry weather it was always as dusty as a motor track. To the astonishment of Mrs. De Smythe, who lived next door, she one day saw her devoted husband turning the garden hose on the De Jones "lawn." "Well, I never," she exclaimed. "I'- sure I wouldn't trouble to lay dust in Jones' back yard, John, es pecially as they are such a hateful lot of gossips. Small thanks you'll get for you trouble anyway." "That's all right, my dear. Their darling little Fido was washed snow white this morning. Now he's out there rolling. like a barrel and rub bing the mud well into his fleecy coat. Trust your husband, my sweet, for real unadultered thoughtfulness."
A Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
A Presentation. Sergeant E. J. -Whitehead, of the Victorian Police Force, was entertained at Dandenong palice station on Thurs, day evening, th.s 2nd instant, and pre sented with a gold Albert chain and pendant, the latter bearing the inscrip tion-" Presented to Sergeant White head from his comrades as a token of esteem on his retirement from the Vic torian Police Force." .Mlembers of the force were present from many places throughout the Bourke district, and the chair was occupied by Senior constable Hehir, who extended a hearty welcome to all present. The presenta tion was made by Constable Maher, of Pakenham, on behalf of the police of Bourke district. In making the pre sentation he said that Sergeant White head had not only gained the respect and esteem of the members of the Bourke district but of the Force gen erally. He hoped he would be long spared to wear the gift He said he had known Sergeant Whitehead for 30 years and had found him the same right throughout that time-alway...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
Oommonwealth Bank-Eastralia~i~i tubo OfI'~CZ F", General Banking B;isiness ,a,'".., Savings Bank Depiartm'nt Min~t'm At ?iI ar~ohO., and Owr lt~?o ?t 37 bil~ro~~ti ol o!acL t9r~l V~VA 5.attt cn~i 'a ii... I -+ . General Storekeeper and Baker. $-' P. O'Llallorani, MAIN ROAD, PAKENHAM OLD, Standard Goods. Quality Always Tells, Prices Right. Flour. Chaff, Bran, Pollard, Wheat. Oats, Potatoes and all kinds of Produce. Crockery and Glassware of every Descrip tion. Ladies'. Men's, Youths' and Children's Boots. Only one Quality - The very Best. Butter and Eggs bought. - Highest p ic?s, any quantity. Delivery Carts - Township and District daily. All orders promptly attendcd to. The FPlace to get a Square Deal. S'f IE UP-;ItO-DnWIE- ? 0R E, 2> Idain Street, Pakenham. e kFEE BROS&, General Storekeepers, HAVE ON SALE Groceries, Drapery, Boots and Shoes, Crockery, Glass ware, Ironmongery. Produce of all Kiqds Bought and sold. EGGS and BUTTER in an.c ,.,antity, Always cn Hand-L'lonr, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
Business .Noticea. PAKE$l1Ai COFFEE PALACE Opposite Railway Station. (UNDER N,'V MA-rAGrEENT.) IVI. SS EtGiLSN, Proprietress. Commercial Room. Gcod Stabling. Excellent Accommodation for Boarders. Good Table. Tariff Moderate Acetylene Gas. - Daily Papers. Mrs E. VT. O-abbbett (Next Coffee Palace), For DRAPERY AND MILLINERY. :0: H arge I~ssfltment 14ulmr !?rsss B00ds. --.-:o :---- Blouses Neckwear Children's Dresses Fancy Goods Stationery Haberdashery M'anchester Mercery. SANDERSON BROS., CARTERS AND CONTRACTORS, GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR. RECREATION RESERVE. -000 Ploughing Done Anywhere, Lowest P;ice Dayvo~k or per Acre. New Giound Broken Up. -oco - WVe are Expert Orchard Cuttivators - Our Work in this Direction most Carefully Done. JUST he IIN Goad ' ~T1M Samaritan BRONCHITIS CURE The Grandest Remedy for COUGHS and COLDS A dose Gr tw, o iLs ge"eray auffce KEiEP A EBOTTLE IN THE HOUSE SOLD by .11 CIaMISTS and £TORES Special .Notices Agents for the "Gazette." Copies orpthe "Gazette " may b...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
A well attended meeting of the sporting public of Nar Nar Goon was held at the local hotel on November 20th for the purpose of arranging de tails -in connection with the sports meeting to be held on Boxing Day, December 26th. Cr J. Dore was voted to the chair. The following office bearers were elected for the ensuing twelve months:- President, W. J. Carney, Esq.; vice-president, Cr J. G. Dore; treasurer, Rev, M. Keenan; secretary, Mr R Raftis; assistan sec retary, Mr J. R- Spencer; clerk of course, Mr W. Dohprty. There is a large and influential committee. An excellent programme of events was de cided upon. The anniversary of the local Presby 1terian Sunday school is to be celebrated on Sunday next, when the Rev. A. Yule, M1.A., of South St. Kilda, will preach morning and evening and speci ally selected hymns will be sung by the children. Mr W. Hopkinson, of the Commer cial Bank, Pakenham, has been ap pointed hon. secretary and treasurer of St. James' Church, of England, Pakenham, i...
COTTON FOR SHELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
COTTON FOR SHELLS. It is estimated that it takes 4001b. of cotton to make the powder for one shot from the German 17in. guns. The same quantity of cotton would provide ammunition for 400 shells from a field-gun, or 80,000 rounds from a rifle. Some Idea of the consumption of cotton in the way may be gathered from the fact that 1000 tons a day are required to supply the German and Austrian! armies with powder. The British cordite consists of two thirds gun-cotton. The raw material Is dipped into nitric acid, washed and dried, and the material thus supplied becomes the base of the explosive. Gun-cotton can only be made from raw cotton; woven cotton is of no use, and any attempt to use it would be fraught with danger. Farmer (to medical man): If you go out my way any time, doctor, I wish you'd stop and see my wife. I think she ain't feelin' well. Doctor: What makes you think so? Farmer: WVell, this mornin', after she had milked the cows, an' fed the pigs, an' got breakfast for the men, ...
FIVE FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 30 November 1917
FIVE FIlENDS. "When Germany," said Representa tive Gardincr at a Washington recep tion, "'began the uae of asphyxiating, gas-a thing forbidden by the Hague Convention-she put the responsibil ity on England, saying that England had begun the use of these gasses first. "For all her crimes Germany gen erally lays the responsibility on othere. "Germany is like Smith's friends. Smith, motoring in the country. broke down miles from anywhere-no telephone or telegraph-and Mrs. Smith waited until ten o'clock for him, and then sent oilff five telegrams to his five best friends in town, say ing: "Is John spending the night with you ?" "The next morning Smith arrived home at breakfast time in a farm wagon, with the broken automobile in tow, and a few minutes later a messenger brought Mrs. Smith five telegrams, the answers of Smith's best friends. Each telegram conr.tain ed the words: "Yes, John is spending the night here."