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CROSS-CHANNEL HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
CROSS-CHANNEL HUMOR. You can laugh when trouble hits you, You can smile when clouds appear. You can grin when worry "gits you," And when disappointment's near; You can laugh when rain is falling, If you are a cheerful soul, But you cannot do much laughing When the boat begins to roll. You can bear up under sorrow, You can calmly shoulder woe; And perhaps no sign of anguish Will your visage ever show; You may hide all sign of weakness. Though your hopes are in the ditch; Gut you cannot hide your feelings When the boat begins to pitch. Yet the cheer-up poet tells you To present a cheerful face, And to smile at all your troubles, And to never show a trace Of the petty griefs that fret you, But y u'd lose your self-control, And you will not smile, I'll bet you, When the boat begins to roll.
CAPE CLEAR. DEATH OF PIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
OAPFj CLEAR. DEATH OF PIOXEER. After a long illness Mr John A. j&factaggart, proprietor of the Cape Clear hotel, died on Saturday at the •adv/me-Ml age oi 80 years. The de ceased, who was a son of Dr Charles liowatt Mactaegyrt, of Campelltown, Scotland, arrived in Victoria in the year 1810, and was thus a colonist of 65 years. He was for some years a, member of the Grenville Shire Council, and occupied the presi dent's chair. Jlis v.-ife predeceased Jiim six years ago. He leaves a grown-up family of four sons and rSour daughters. The funeral,which took place on Monday at the Pit afield cemetery, was very largely at tended. The coffin-bearers were four sons of deceased, Messrs Char ges. Thomas, Alexander, and Watson j iMactaggart; and the pall-bearers srere Messrs. A, T. Hoare, J. Port- i >eous (sons-in-law), T. Scott, J. Dean J. Inglip, 3i. Kennedy, D. Hughes, P. Nelson. Key. M. M'Queen con ducted the service at the house and She grave.
District News. SMYTHESDALE. DRUM AND FIFE BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
uiSUiOl ItSWS. SMYTIIESDALE. DRUM AND FIFE BAND. The monthly meeting of the 351)0ve was held in the bantiroom on Thursday evening ; Band master ;it( s prtsidirg. Four new mom |)ers were fleeted, and two were! struck off the roll. The sectetary j reported that the band was worlcing J liard to bring its members to a high •status by Christmas. The. majority of citizens, too, were behind the Land and were ever ready to assist the mc-mbeiF. Color sergt. Leslie "Howard had been taken into the ■ownership of the band, and the sec retary hoped he would work hand jii hand with the promoters to m:>ice the band a successful musical insti tution. The bandmaster then pre sented Color-sergt. Howard with a ■kettle-drum. The intra hers subse ljtuiitly adjourned to G'olor-sergt. Howard's rtsk'ence, where an en joyable evening was spent.
CHAPTER XXI. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
CHAPTER XXI. So Daiiiel Harley was Brigden's mysterious client. Herepath was not in the least surprised to make the discovery. Enid had more or less prepared him for it. rie recalled lier strange agitation at tho mention of Oi'igdat.'B -'ixtiatv; This was the con spiracy she hinted at, and he could see her reasons now for not being p'ainer with him. It was one more turn in the maze of mystery in which Enid's life was involved, and she had not been more explicit because she was afraid of her father's part in it. He could not hear what those men were saying. They were muttering to themselves in whispers; they seemed to be dissatisfied about some thing. Herepath smiled grimly. They should have much greater cause for dissatisfaction before he had finished with them. He came forward and addressed them by name. "This is quite an unexpected plea sure, gentlemen," he said. "Good evening, Mr. Brigden. Mr. Harley, ) am delighted to see you here. But just one question. How did you get here, an...
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTE XX. Smash! [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
THE SENTENCE OF THE COURT. By FRED M. WHITE. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., London and Melb. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTE XX. Smash! Herepath determined that Blanche should not know—at least, not yet— of his terrible misfortune. There was 110 need to spoil her life with his trou bles. It would be good at any rate to know that she was provided for. Harold Gay was a fine fellow, who had had more than his share of mis fortunes, most of which had been made for him by other people. Doubt less he would be over from Camford in a day or two, and then all the news could be discussed. But Gay was over already. Here path found him there when he got home. He seemed to fill the little sit tiug-room in the flat—a long, lean, bronzed man, ha"rd as nails, and clear of eye as a child. Not a handsome man, perhaps, but good to look upon, and a face that invited confidence at the first glance. "Well, here you are, old man," he cried with a hand-grip that made Geof frey winc...
Rising to the Occasion. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
Rising to the Occasion. Private Pat O'Flynn, one of a r'atigue party, had just finished taking in the coloncl's luggage when, that omnipotent person's lady ques tioning him, he made it appear that lie had been the only one engaged in the work. "You must be quite exhausted," she cried. "What will you have to drink—a glass of sherry, a glass of port, or some hot rum?" "Why, plaze yet ladyship," answered Pat, as a mark of decorum, "I'm not thirsty." "That may be," rejoined her lady ship; "but a man of my husband's distinguished regiment rendering a service must drink with me." "Sure, in that case, ycr honoress," replied 'Pat, "it's rude to be back ward, so I'll have the sherry now. and will be drinking the port while ycr honoress is mixing the rum."
CHAPTER XXII. A Check. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
CHAPTER XXII. A Check. Daniel Harley, with Brigden by his side, shuffled along the road mutter ing angrily to himself, eager to find anybody upon whom to put the blame for this unexpected reverse. He had been beaten by an honest man in a perfectly legitimate way, and this fact angered the old rogue more than the loss of his money. He had looked for ward to a fortune from the great in vention, and had made up his avari cious mind that Geoffrey Herepath should benefit nothing by it, and here in a moment the whole thing had slip ped through his fingers. Oh, some body should pay dearly for this wretched fiasco. "It's rather awkward," Brigden ven tured at last, Somewhat nervously. "Who would have guessed that Here path would show fight like that?" "You should have guessed it," Har ley grunted wrathfully. "Nobo'dy but an idiot would have put his head into a trap like that. If I hadn't been de luded into going to Long Acre every thing would have gone right." "But you wanted to go to Long A...
PREPARATION OF TALLOW FOR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
i PREPARATION OF TALLOW FOR MARKET. Cleanliness should be the predom inating feature in preparing tallow for market. This is essential, in the first place, to secure a good color, and the fat should not be allowed to go rancid. The tallow should be stirred in the casks as it is poured in, as this will ensure a thorough mixing of the oils and solids. Generally speaking, it is customary to boil the fat for about six hours, and care has to bo taken to avoid streaks of dust or dregs. The casks must be weighed ' before filling and the weight marked I on the head. Then, ufter filling it is ] necessary to mark the gross weight ' of cask and tallow, and also the brand ' and number. It is always advisable I to use sound casks, either new or good ' secondhand, and to see that all the hoops are tightly driven, also that nails are driven through the hoops. The custom of selling tallow by auction may not be well known. Samples are drawn in the selling brokers stores, and those of each lot placed...
RECOVERY OF MONEY WORKMAN SUES PUBLICAN. BENALLA, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
RECOVERY 07 MONEY c AVOKKMAX SITKS PUBT.ICAN. 1>K\AM.A. Thursdnv. At (lio "I \ Aire Court to «lay, Andrew Amlorson, who wns ompiovisj on the con struct ion of tin- Talon" lino, sued Rich ard Greenaway. a partner in the Railways hotel with Kredk Nixon, to recover .£10, money received. The evidence of Ander son ami a mate named Kwapitz sho\ve&lt;L that they came to the hotel 011 1st .Tilly-, After a carousal on 1th July, Anderson: drew .£10 from the hank and cave it t«» Grcenawa.y to mind for hiin. Grccnaway denied that tho .£10 wns ever handed to. him. Mr Benven, P.M., said ho bclievraE the evidence for tho complainant, whicfe. appeared to be honest and true. H« innde an order, for -£10, defendant to pair . JCG/17/6 *061£.
Evened Up. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
Evened Up. "Before I agree to undertake your defence," said the eminent criminal lawyer who had 'been called in, "you will have-to be perfectly frank witii mc and tell me the whole truth. Did you embezzle the twenty thousand pounds you are accused of having taken?" "Yes, sir," replied the accused man. "I'll not attempt to conceal the. fact from you. I stole every penny of it." "IIow much of it have you still?" "It's all gone but about a coup'.e of guineas." "Young man," said the eminent lawyer, buttoning his coat about him and putting on his gloves, "you d better plead guilty and throw your self 011 the mercy of the Court." "I'll do it if you say so, sir. What arc you going to charge me for the advice?" "Two guineas." It takes a good .deal of grief to kill a woman after she has got a dia mond necklace.
WILLIAM'S FANCY MIME PROMISING OUTLOOK. SPECIAL MACHINERY TO BE INSTALLED. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
' WILLIAM'S FANCY MIME ritOMrSING OUTLOOK. SPECIAL lIACLIINEJvY TO BE INSTALLED. Preparations aro in progress to malar extensive alterations to the plant at tho William's Fancy mine. When tliesc hav» been completed it will mean that during (ho present year .£3;JU0 has been spent in acquiring up-to-date machinery to copo with the demands essential to the success ful carrying 011 of the mine. Since tba beginning of the year n high-pressuro boi ler and air-compressor have boon install ed, and the management aro now prepar ing to put into position u first-motion winding-engine, which has been purchased from the New Imperial Company, iintf was made to order for the South (ilenfina Company by the i'hoenix Foundry Com— puny at Ballarat. This engine has a pair of sixteeus, with a 3 feet 6 inches stroke. It lias been apparent of late that, as tho shaft id deepened, the present winding engine cannot satisfactorily copo with re quirements, and that was the reuson w-fyr the management has deeid...
SUCCESSFUL DAIRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
SUCCESSFUL DAIRYING. According to Mr. P. C. Lucas, an ex perienced dairy farmer, tlie three fundamentals to successful dairying are the man,..the herd and the farm. Anyone who does but even a meagre amount of travelling, and does this small amount with open eyes, is at once Impressed with the signs of pros perity upon entering a dairy section. And upon closcr inspection of the farms in that section he must hd im pressed with the varying degrees o£ prosperity, many of the dairymen so curing a greater return from a small herd than a majority of the others se cure from large and apparently equal ly good herds: And for all this there is ample reason. Still closer inspection will always show a lack of one or more of the three fundamental factors making for success in dairying—either ihe man, the herd or the farm. They are the three links which determine iuecess. The Man. if I were to name the all in all im portant item on the dairy farm, it would unquestionably be the dairy farmer himsel...
Heroic But Effectual.. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
Heroic But Effectual. . "Doctor," said the young nun about town, "I want you to tell me what to do to cure myself of smok ing. I've sworn off a dozen times, but it does no good. I'm a nervous wreck." "Why do you come to me for ad vice, young chap? The only way tj stop smoking is to give it up, ami you can't do that. You lack the will power." "Think so?" "I know it. I'll bet you live pounds on it—and leave it to you." "It's a bet, doc. Good morning.'' "Good morning." Several months later:— "Doc. I've come to break it to you gently that you don't know it all. 1 have cured myself of the habit of smoking." "Sure of that?" "Absolutely. I haven't smoked n cigar, pipe, or cigarette in three mouths. I've lost all desire for the weed." "That's good!" "Yes; and you owe me just fiv? pounds. • Remember our littie wager?" "I do. You win. But my bill is' live guineas. You owe me live shil lings, young chap. . . . Thanks. Good-morning." "I presume you carry a memento of some sort in that locket of...
THE "Berringa Herald" PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING [Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1914 FIRST AID SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
THE "Berrin^a Herald" ■:I.IS1IK0 EVEltY 3AT0KDAY MUKNlNli (Registered at the Genera) Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper.] Saturday, September 26, 1914 first aid social. At a meeting of representatives of the Berringa Ambulance Society and the ladies of the First Aid Class, it was re solved to hold a social and dance 011 Oth October, at which tho certificates recent ly acquired by examination of the La dies First Aid Class will be presented. POLICE COURT. . At tho Berringa Polico Court on Thursday, Messrs J. O'Oonnell and S. Station, J.F., occupying the bench, three stage carriage licences were issued to H. Sharp. A Children's Court was sub sequently held, and an adjourned caso listed. After tho Bench had heard a re port by Const Ward, the case was struck out. BOYS' BAND. Although tho rain on Saturday meant a great benefit to tho country, it materially interfered with the attemlanco at the fancy dress football match held 011 Satur day afternoon in tho Bccr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
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MUNICIPAL AMALGAMATION SMYTHESDALE AND SCARSDALE. AGREED TO AS A LAST RESORT. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
MUNICIPAL AMALGAMATION SirYTIIESDALE AND SCAKSDALE. AGREED TO AS A LAST IlBSOTiT. Jfepresentatives- of the Searedule and om.ythe.sdale Borough Councils met in conference un Monday evening at tfie Scar.sdalc Town Hall to discuss tlio ques tion of amalgamation of (ho two boroughs in the event of the provisions contained in the Local Government Bill becoming law. Air ,1. Chatham, M.L.A., and a iiiiiiiIk r of ratepayers, as well as the fol lowing councillors, were present:—Scars dale Borough: Crs J. Daniels (.Minor), S. Station, A. A. Kdgar, D. M. Aisbett, 1!. Louden, D. C'rosf liwaite, if. Sharp, .1. Wilkinson, and C. Pender (Town Clerk); Rniynicsdnle Horough: CYs if. M'Menainiu (flavor), A. M. Harridgc, \V. T. \Vil fiamson, J. Eider, II, Kirk, At. M'Carthy H. Searle, L. Ifoitze, and W. H. Hoek ndtfe ('lown Clurk). Mayor Daniels was voted to the chair, and he extended a welcome to Mr Cha tham and tho representatives of the t>mythesdale Council. lie pointed out that tlio main object ...
It Is Said. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
it is Sam. That shearing baa started at Barunah Plains and The Meadows Stations, and Wurrook, Warram bine, and Wurrook South are just about ready to begin operations. The clip gives promise of being well up to the usual standard. That splendid refreshing rains have fallen over the district during the past few days. The crops will be greatly benefitted. That a comet is to be seen in the south-eastern sky. That the Federal Parliament will be called together on 8th October. The Prime Minister says the session will be a long one. The speech of the Governor-General is to forecast a session of useful legislation, It is generally expected that a Tariff Bill will be introduced during the ses sion. That the Old Boys and Girls of Scarsdale will assemble on 9th Oc tober and that they will be lavishly treated by the president, Mr Chas. Walker, on the following day. That the destruction by (ire of Mr C. Pender's residence at Scarsdale I was averted on Monday evening. Tlio curtains of the dining-...
BALLARAT WHOLESALE DAIRY PRODUCE MARKET. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Berringa Herald — 26 September 1914
13AIJLAi;AT WILOJJiSALK DAIlcY PRODUCE .MAlvJi_bI. Thursday. T J. Lawless anil Co. (late M'Gregor Bros.) report:— Butter: lVnno factory mints, llkl; lump, lid; dairy, 3d; separa tor, 10U1 to lid. Lggs 9d. «"c0,': Sides, lOd to lid; middles, l/; ham, 1/. Lard, Ski. Honey, 3id to 31d. Cheese, 8U1 to 3d. , , . . "Phillips and Chamberlain report: — Butter: Prime factory prints, llld; lump, lid: separator, 10d; dairy, 8d, Eggs, Od. Bacon: Sides, lid; middles, 1/; ham, 1/. Lard, . 8Jd. Cheesp., Sid. Onions: Brown Spanish, t£10 to *011. 1°