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"CHILDREN'S" TOFFEE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
"CHILDREN'S" TOFFEE. Put tlb. brown sugar into a sauce pan with 1 pint water, and boil for 15 minutes. Add 11I. fresh butter, and boil for a few minutes longer. Flavour with lemon, and pour on to buttered dishca. This may be thought rather costly on account of the sugar, but is is intended to take the place of the common and unwholesomo sweets, :iand a supiply made once a week will prove much cheaper in the end. 20~5.
MOCK CHICKEN CUTLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
MOCK CHICKEN CUTLETS. Two teacupfuls brea4crumbs, one teacupful shelled walnuts, piece of butter, teaspoonful flour, teaspoonful grated onion, half-teaspoonful mace, one egg, two teacupfuls- milk. tea spoonful lemon juice, salty and pep per. Mix breadcrumbs and shelled walnuts together with a small piece of butter, a teaspoonful grated onion, and half a teaspoonful of mace. Melt a large tablespoonful of butter in a pan with the flour, and add the milk gradually. When this boils, add tne other ingredients with salt and pep per to taste. Add the beaten egg when removed from ire, and a tea spoonful lemon juice. Stir well and turn out on a plate to cool. then form into cutlets, dip in egg and bread crumbs, and fry crisp in boiling fat. Serve with watercress and bread sauce.
His Vow. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
His Vow. Pat'ick Dennis, who was addicted to drinking whisky, was often urged by his friends to sign the pledge, blt with no avail, until one day they read to him from a paper an account of a man who hail become so saturatedl with alcohol that on attempting to blow out a candllo Ils breath i?aited. and he was completely blown to atoms. A lomok of Ilrror spread over Den iis' face, anti his friends felt the long dlesired mollolllent of repentance had conic. "ltring ne the book. boys--bring e tile ibootk." hlie said. "1lis breath took lire. didi it? Sure. 1'11 never diii tihalt death." fl'ht book was placed before himn. "llear mell now. boys--hear me now. i, Patrick Dennis. knowin' my gre:at veaknoesis. deeplly sensible of Iny past cinis mii time great danger I've been illn, hereby take solemnl oattl that so long as I live. unilor no provocation vwhatever will I blow out a canlndle aghii.'"
SIGNALLING FEATS IN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
SIGNALLING FEATS IN WAR' ~-4-- The report that at the Battle of Ishtib a Bulgarian cowherd signalled news to his military countryman re lative to the position of the Serbian battalions by movng five cows about in various ways on the top of a hill, recalls similar peculiar signalling feats-in war. SThe Basutos, for example, practical ly anticipated "wireless telegraphy" in a crode fashion. That is, by strik ing heavily on a huge drum of goat skin which is placed on a special spot another Basuto at a distance can ga ther the purport of the message by placing his ear close to the ground to catch the vibrations; and then he, in turn, passes the message on. So quickly can this be done, owing to the peculiar confignration of Basuto land, that, during the South African war the Basutos were said to know all about big battles .long before the people in Capetown. Of course, given suitable climatic conditions, the military heliograph can transmit messages over enormous tracts of country, and t...
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME No. XIX. Great Britain's Enemy. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
AUSTRALIA PLAYS THE GAME No. XIX. Great Britain's Enemy. In the terrific spectacle of almost universal war which confronts the world women's tears are falling end lessly, and tihe blood of men is flow ing from day to day. month to month, and year to year. Not before has human heroism reached such great heights, or the spirit of self-sacrifice shone so brightly. It is one of the mysteries of life that the greatest ends can only be obtained by blood and sacrifice. It has always been so, but never so much as now. When,. years hence, this Titanlic struggle is reviewed in calm mood, the world will ibe staggered at tihe capacity for sacri fice contained in tile human race. Never again will it be possible, as In the past, to speculate on hiluman tle cadence. It has been proved ieyondl all question that wihen humaiinity iS called upon to protect itself, to clrosec between good and evil. niat only is the choice made without hesitation, but the most appalling illodds are facedl without the le...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
FAMOU: FOR HER HAIR. PICTURE FILM ARTIST TELLS HOW TO RETAIN IT. ,Miss Irosa Norlmla, In a recent Inter view In Melbourne. made the follow ing statelent:-"Any larly or gentle ran can restore their hair to its na tural color should it be fading, falling or becoming streaked with grey, antd promote a vigorous growth with this simple recipe, whlcll they can mix at horme:-Take 1 oz. of tejluveni Comnpounl. to which adld io. of Ilay itum, sltaking well together, and then odd enoiugh water to make up to 10oo. (t pint). You will be more than surprised at the gratifying results ob taoned by its ute. It is not a dye. and there is consequCently no fear of din ;tolred pillows from its rubbing off luring sleep. It promotes a vigorous .rowth of air, destroys dandrtf. and radicates erutptions and scalp hu nors. It makes tihe hair beautifully unit andl glossy. anti has all the charm of bting inexppnsiCve. Almtost every chlmist has these simple Ingredients in stock, or can easily get them for you f...
As It Worked. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
As It Worked. To)kinon and hio wife worn Inl the pit; bullt they were not happy. for in front of tllem sat a lady who wore on Ihr li-ad a praisoeworthy aniateurr flowir garden, which she declined to I Mr.rs. Tomklns knows something Shtier ex. She nlo aa? llihle coil Ilmt-il fromn lively to savere iupon tihe -l:ra;tl Conlllitruction of that htit. "I trip, it on myl. elf taat weeRk,"' hi i flnihil'd. Crinfttlly; "hut I w.oubl it tlake it -it .elnmric too cheap to hut guodl "litw do yoi; know it's tile same r." q iri'd Tomnllns. innocenltly. tle was quitie enltring into the spirit of the thing. "Why. lecase: thie price ticket Is still I Itt!" was the trliutlphant nlt T'h, sulPeretlltots smitle which hadl curled absout thet lips of the wearer itf tilt. hat vanisthetl, a halnu shot up vicioulzoy, wit hdrew the murderous tiu,. and. sald, to say. one fi the, trio ilissdi thiii wahole of thl first act :calrching for the ticket which wasf not there!
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
I, WORKERS* CO-PENSATION Llaws 17 San t 71:s and by th' C^--'l;,. -G NTS 'ANTED. DALGETY & Co. LTD. MELSOURNEI The P'hoenix inres CROPS aind STACKS a~gainst damae by FIRE a.d Cro;s aaainst darmage by HAIL STONES. The Union Trustee Co. of Australia Limited EAD OFFICS: a2 COLLt.S r-., MZLBOURN.L Also in Sydney and Brisbane. For termrs or any other Information cnernng the company, p!ease call or wrte. SAML. COOKE. Manager. "?Who gives :his bride awa.?" ask ed the minister. -I do. -illinglt.- rep~led ter father innoaentiy,. wih Jn3 ap~p-orir snile at the bide-oon. POULTRY WANTED-HYLAHDS Turk, a5t pr IDr lb.itx , Cew Hyas.s 5 Tp Prxcea rr Old Hen. DAVID HYLAND &. SONS P'TY. LTD. H-te Sen?nen'x Fr7eezin Works. Melbourne. SORE EYES? THE REMEDY i , Egyp:aB Eye Salve c J li.She-SaAe-Certa l WAlbra C1 wt aus : zn o r Lee. 5Cturr.~-rr-~ C. i E.~i rJr~~ ' s- PIGS & CALVES W?! Pay ye; If yei s-ld yeor Carle. Peorkrs a*nd V-elrsl to rs. Latest Cool Stor?ae. HIGHNET PRICES ...
Worth the Money. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 24 May 1917
Worth the Money. A Toniny. back from the front, launted a ring containing a dianiond of unusnal size. It was the pride of hisl heart and the envy of all behold ers. To every inquiry as to how it ramr into his Dpossession hie invariably hinted that it once belonged to an trlter of thie Prussian tGuard. A ~ertlain young lady, after hask Intg in its radiance for a week, wanted to ktiow its history. "And is it a real diamond?" she in iiuircd. "Well. if it isn't." replied the aol tier. "Ive been dlone out of half a rrown." .?- m m llmmmllmm m •m
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
?NAl NAIt GOON BUTCF[ERY. Drake and Thorn, RIUTGOIERS. Small Uoods of Every Description. Visits Pakenliham Tuesdays and Saturdays. Telrns Strictly Cash Weekly. Kia Ora Nurseries, NARRE WARREN. OSCAR NOBELIUS, NURSERYMAN. Fruit Trees of All Kinds in Stock. Also Raspberries, Strawberries, Logan berries, Passion Fruit, Etc. District Orchardists should Patronise the Local Nurseryman. Expert advice given in regard to Tree Planting. PARKE!HAM, OAIAGE AND IOTOR SERVICE STATION. (Opposite Railway Station) Cars for Hire, Day and Night. A I Accessories. - Benzine, &,-, Stocked, CHARGES MODERATE. - Phone STEPHENSON and BLOOMFIELD, Proprietors. Local Agent - Reliable " Shackloth " Bike Bike Repairs an d all Duplicates, Nar Nar Goon Cash Store. J. MORTIMER. The Place Where Your Money Goes Furthest. GROCERIES, IRONMONGERY, CROCKERY, DRAPERY, Boots and Shoes, Produce, Patent M[edicines, Etc., At the Lowest Possible Rates. Agency for 31t. Lyell Manures. GIVE US A CALL. RECRUITING READY RECK...
Nar Nar Goon. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Nor Nar Goon. The Bishop of Gippsland is to visit Nar Nar Goon on the 24th of June, when he will conduct service at St. John's Church, morning and evening. The euchre party and dance to be held here on the Ist-of next month in aid of the British Red Cross appeal promises to be a great success. As the effort is deserving of liberal sup port, a large attendance is anticipated. A meeting of shareholders in the local weighbridge was held on Friday evening last to discuss matters as to its future use. After some considera tion it was decided to dispose of the weighbridge by tender. The ordinary monthly sitting of the local court of Petty Sessions will be held to-day, when a number of unim portant cases will be dealt with.
Legislative Assembly Rolls. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Legislative Assembly Rolls. The rolls for the Legislative Assembly are made up every three years by a canvass over the entire State. The canvass on which the elec toral office has been engaged for some time is now complete. Persons who are qualified to vote, but whose names do not appear on the list already com piled may claim to be included in the new roll up to 30th June. The revision courts will sit from 4th July to 19th July, and the new rolls will be com piled finally in August. In view of the State general elections, which are to take place in November, all persons qualified to vote are advised by the electoral office to ascertain whether their names are on the roll. Persons who have not become enrolled at least thirty days before the dissolution of Parliament will not be allowed to vote at the State elections.
TRAINS FROM MELOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
TRAINS FROM MELOURNE. a. ; a.m. Mondays only, 7.34, ar. Pakenham 9.14 Daily 7.52 ,, 9.27 p.m. p.m. ,, 4.30 ,, 6.2 6.40 ,, 8.45 a.m. p.m. Thurs. & Fri. 11.23 ,, 1.24 Sunday 11.5 ,, 12.44 p.m. p.m. Saturday 1.30 .. 3.15
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. Pakenham 7.7 a.m., Officer 7.16, Beaconsfield 7.22, Berwick 7.27, Narre Warren 7.32, Dandenong 7.45, Mel bourne 8.47. Pakenham 7.32 a.m., Officer 7.43, Beaconsfield 7.i50, Berwick 8.0, Narre Warren 8.10, Dandenong 8.29, Mel bourne 9.40 Pakenham 11.54 a.m., Officer 12.3, Beaconsfield 12.10, . Berwick 12.16, Narre Warren 12.22, Dandenong 12.35 p.m., Melbourne 1.35. Pakenham 8.47 p.m., Officer 8.56, ! Beaconsfield 9.3, Berwick 9.9, Narre Warren 9.18, Dandenong 9.32, Mel bourne 10.31. Thursdays and Fridays - Pakenham 4.56 p.m., Officer 5.6, Beaconsfield 5.15, Berwick 5.22, Narre Warren 5.35, Dandenong 5.51, Melbourne 7.11. Saturdays - Pakenham 3.56 p.m., Officer 4.5, Beaconsfield 4.13, Berwick 4.18, Dandenong 4.40, Melbourne 5.45. Sundays-Pakenham 7.9 p.m, Officer 7.22, Beaconsfield 7.31, Berwick 7.36, Dandenong 7.56, Melbourne 9.0.
PAKENHAM SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
PAKENHAM SALE. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling and Insurance Co; Ltd. report:-We held a special sale at PakBnham, at Bourke's yards, on 19th instant, when we had a good yarding of springers, cows and poddies and some good prices were obtained. Springers sold from £12 12s 6d to £14 15s; springing heifers £10 7s 6d to £14 2s 6d; heifers £7 16s to £9 5s; fleshy cows £10 7s 6d to £11 7s 6d and £12 15s; bulls £5 12s 6d to £8 12 6d.
WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. .The Win the War League and Re cruiting Committees through their organization throughout the length and breadth of Australia are now getting down to work to encourage and help in the collection of War Funds, by means of War Savings Certificates. and Stamps. For this purpose each branch of the League will form itself into a War Savings Committee. So far as the members of the Win the War League are concerned, this will be the first real work for them to do. They will be asked to obtain subscribers to the certificates, and for this purpose books and application forms are being distributed broadcast, together with a supply of leaflets fully setting forth what the certificates are and how to get them and dispose of them when purchased. An active canvass of each center will be carried out by members and a substantial and ever increasing flow of war funds is sure to result. Mr J. W. W. Barker, of Garfield, has been appointed a justice of the peace for the Central ...
DANDENONG SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
DANDENONG SALE. The Gippsland and Northern Co-" operative Selling and Insurance Co. Ltd. report:-On 22nd instant we held our usual weekly Dandenong sale, when we had a good yarding of milkers and springers of a good class, springers being slightly firmer than last week. Milkers £14 15s to £21 10s and £22. Springers - We topped the market in this class, £22 10s being obtained for an extra nice springer. Others sold from £13 to £19 and £19 15s. Backward springers £11 15s to £14 7s 6d, fleshy cows £8 15s to £115s, aged cows £3 10s to £8 10s. Pigs Only a small yarding forward. Stores from £1 5s upwards; porkers £2 17s.
RECRUITING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
" RECRUITING MEETING. A recruiting meeting was held in Pakenham on Monday evening last, when the series of pictures showing " Why Britain Went to War " were shown to a very large audience. Cr Close, shire president, in opening the meeting, stated the object of the State Recruiting Committee in ex hibiting these pictures throughout the country was to try and stimulate re cruiting as reinforcements were very urgently needed. If other shires had done as well as Berwick shire there would be no lack of reinforcements. The shire had provided about 700 men, which was equal to nearly 10 per cent. of its population. He then introduced Sergeant Pickett. After some pictures had been shown, Sergeant Pickett made an appeal for recruits. Men were urgently needed, he said, and the State Recruiting Committee were endeavoring to stimu late an interest in war work generally. There was a growing laxity noticeable even in the providing of comforts for our men, and he specially appealed to all war worke...
Empire Day. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Empire Day. The annual Empire Day celebrations took place yesterday. At the Pakenham State School the usual departmental programme was carried through by the school staff in the morning. In the afternoon patriotic songs were rendered by the children and addresses were delivered by the chair man of the school committee. (Cr W. Close) and Mr P. Rowlands, of the Methodist Church. Cr Close asked the children to re member that Empire Day was being celebrated not "only in Pakenham but throughont the whole of the British Empire. He was sure they wished to grow up good citizens, and to do this they should be loyal to their parents, loyal to their teachers, and loyal to their country and King. The girls had been working for the soldiers and in this way helping the Empire. One of the old scholars (Miss D. Abrehart) had received a letter of thanks from a soldier at the front, and mention was made of the good work done by school children. The school was re presented at the front by 29 of their ...