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BERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
BERIGdi t K=SHIRE U-GB N IL. i Thle ordiori. mran bily meeting of the local coancil tark p!-:,e ,n Saturday last when the f ?iwing me.nbers were in attendici.. :. Crs Henty? (president). D)re, Close, Saruo. B rr. a' ,?kett, James and Martin S FINANCE. Abcounts amounting to £73iL 9 101 were pissel for p.ymn mt. CORRESP'ONDENCE. From Gertru, e a' 3Žck tt Berwick, asking [',r a i ,n itin t?wards a furvl ,it ')20 for the Women's lHospit . t, enable tae committee to obtain a life gover norship. Tney hal alre:adly raised LL- by an en ert tinment and private contributions.- Cr Sharp did not think the council could spend the ratepayers! money in this way, and was supported by Cr Barr.--it was decided t> hMld the mittre over till the council makes its annual distribution under the charitie, vote. From F. Allan Officer, asking when the engineer would visit Officer and have the road to 'Beaconsfield Upper completed. -Received. Erom Messrs D.yle andti Kerr, rr Mr .1 Payne's sub-division.- Cl...
Mr. Birrell's Ghost Story. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
Ir. Birrell's Ghost Story. -------- \fr. Iirrell told a ghost story at the Bristol t'ress Fund dinner, when responding to tile toast "Literature *d fourialira.ni" In referring to a ro:eint speech by Dr. Silvanus Tlhompson on the importance of sciince, Mr. Birrell said : "I n LtL know. my Lordi Mayor, whether you cler have had drenams, Ilit I have been hallnted cer since I was almost a. boy by thei colnstant repetition of one and the nmie drealll. "It conics to be again and again. It is this. I dlreani , am walkirg aliltt souleinhere in sonme plain or dlesert, and I suddlenly encounter the agitated ghost if Sir Isaac New ton. He anpproachr i me, his eyesi almost starting out of his head; he tells me who he is, and how ig norant hlie is of all that has halp tiened in the world of science since he left. " 'Now,' he says, 'I ?int you to tell mie in a few words-for I have only a quarter mf an hour left-all that has happenedl to the race; the pirogress. IHow is it ? I know ishat it nwas w...
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. GAS AND BREAD MADE FROM IT [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
WEALTH FROM SAWDUST. GAS AND BREAD MADE FROM IT American and Canadian sawmills have discovered that the sawdust which they have been perpilexed how to rid themselves of as a worthless. encumbrance is worth at least £8 per ton. In Baltimnore .a chemist has perfected a process of extract ing gas from sawdust, adeqllate enough to supply a city like Ot tawa with light and heat at 5d. per t,,)00 feet. This is thought to portend that around the great saw mills, which have been emptying their dust into the Ottawa River. a variety of new indlustries subsist ing on it are likely to grow up. In Austria, where eserything in thle shape of fuel is bieing carefully searched for, sawdust is impreg nat.d witth a mixture of tarry sub stallces sand leated to the proper temperatutre; it is then lpasteL over a plate of iron heated hb steasi. frotm whichl .1 screw-conveyer takes it tlo a pres., shlere it is coilll pressedl into briquettes of thC re lquired size. 'he press turns out about nineteen every ...
BLACK DRAUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
bLACPC DRAIU:;I'. Epsonh salts, cne ounce, :enn;a leaves, one drachn; gratetl ginger, one drachim; Slpasunh liquorice, half an ouncel. Four half a pint of boiling water on the above; let it ntand until it in cold; thenll strain and add three drops of oil of cloves. For "plaetrig an obstacle nou the rail, thereby causoing a train to stop," a penan;nt of Nijlni Uovgnrod wan recently fined. Hie ,?a trying to commit suicide, and the "obeta cle" was sis own head.
HUNTING [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
HUNTING A most enjoyable outing was spent with the Melbourne Hounds ol Saturday, when the n.eet was at Lyndhurst railway station. T'Ihe day was perfect, and this, combined with the excellent sport rec, rded, sent all the field home in good spirit. The well-known coters owned by Mr McLeod, Mr Anderson and Mr Green were bor once blanks. Then, by means of several tricky fences, Mr Keys' ti t'ee was reached. The hounds were not idle therelong, and soan claimed their first victim, after a short run. Almost directly after this another fox " broke cover," and gave those following a gallop which was a test of the. best of horses. A southerly line was taken, and several uncom promising fences were the order before the quarry turned a little and ran straight up a hollow gum tree. which is a new experience to followers of this pack. A follower scaled the tree, and with the aid of a piece of fencing wire soon ousted the fox. Off went the hounds, following at a view, but the fugitive again took ...
PIONEERS OF EMPIRE. IN THE HEART OF AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
PIONEERS OF EMPIRE. -4---- 1D0 'fl41alkJT 07F AFRhICA. Tbors are few more pathetic part lngs in human hiustor than that in which the- white-hairud Dr. Liv ingstose said "good-hyse' at Un yoayembe one March day in 1t72, to Hery Morton Stanley. the lion hearted young man, cho, when the world had thought the brave vi plorer dead, had fought his taey to him. in the heart of Africa. through a thousand perils ned bard ships. Inrvain did Stanley urge tho bra ken and travel-worn man to retorrn with him to Europe ohere rest and laurelt awaited him. stone's work, tIter thirtyve.rs in the dark placen of Africa. wes sttill incomplete; he had ,,et his h-art on wreoting fromt the Nsle th- srcr**t of her source: ant with Imftlter ing courage he tail far-well to thic :ast white tan hbe was dentin--ti see. antI t,,rnel hibi i-eli. steho again towards his gotl. Al litt.lb , than a year later he wan fouol dead, kneeling by the side of his his bed at Chitanmbo. Ira ing to others the completion oi the w...
Convict's Gratitude. STEALING FOR PHILANTHROPY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
Convict's Gratitude. I STEALING FOR PIIILANTHROPY?. George C.Gunning. a taciturn Eng lishman, who was recently released from gaol in America, where he had been detained for stealing di? mondis from the house of a New York physician, confessed that he had robbed there and in Europe be cause of his affection for two little English orphan girls. Gunning says that he left Dartmoor Prison in 1909, penniless, friendless, and de sperately lonesome. Hunger drove him to a pleasure park, where sac cour came to him frost two little charges of a foundling asylum. The children were enjoying a picnic but, seeing him in distress, they gave him buns and cake. In their haste to run away from "the wild man" the two children fell into a pond. Gunning rescued both, and slunk away before the women folk could see him. "fImmediately I resolved to help those kids," said Gunning. "I en teredl'a house outside London,that night. With the loot I dressed like a nobleman, I went to the found ling asylum and mana...
WHICH LEG ? [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
WEHICII· LEG ? -- --e-4- ? In a small town in the West of Scotland the town clerk, who was a lit of a "'character." had the mnis fort;ne to lose his leg in a railway accident. .As a mark of sPireciation and es tie'll for his hllg Brsic's, thle COIIII cil un. inniiomsly agreed to replace his loss u ith an nrtilicia limb, which thliy did as soni as lie was: sulllicieintly re'r.circd. .\ few Iimonteis afterwards: thel town, clcrk, wh, isnas genierlly known i y tin (Christit naino. Paul, w fortnat, cnoigh ti have his thier leg fratlrtedr ill a tr.lip na'ciielnt. Naturally tihe ti:-lhDp licaiiine fo0i frr towin gissip, anid inii old wif, in dliscss!-ini l thl mattr with ai iiciglshioir, was oserheard saving : "'It's a gov hild liusiness fr taul, pair . an ; hut is't his hin leg sir the lg that I,elangsn to tlhe toon that's l)rcken ?"
NEWSPAPER 150 YEARS OLD FOUND IN A MOUSEHOLE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
NF;WHP.\ I'F[It 150 Y?'EAl?S OL) .OUND IN A 3.11l0 lOLrE. 1A res~spiper 13i2 years ,ll has Ileenl folnd ill ,a mOu'r1isohol- in 05(e of the olldest hrr?nses in lpsiomn, Engl.gard. It is a copy cl, ( "Owen's Weekly Chronicle; U;niversal .Josrnal." for the week! "from Octoher :0 to Sntur day, Novembher 6i, 1762,'' a two [oge plrlication aldout Ilin. srqarce; T'hoiugh it is lelievedl this old pajper illust hIo0e rmail;rmed scre'w el rip in the mnolse?hcole forl morec than a centulry and a half, the news inattcer is very legible still. "I-He plays a mouth organ. "Huia a tairte for mUsi?c, h ?"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
Brusiness .Noties. E:TH TELTH ¶1EET4 T ETH Reed. by,,? Dertal Board of lietoria, Si;1 visit BERWICK TUESDAY, J,'y 28, r o'clock rill 5 . ;.":,:i-" - . Consulring Room at .Ir E. W. Poynter's, Chemist. ::PAInLESS EXTRACTIONS 2/6. Crown, Bridge and Porcelain WVork : Sp'cially, at Reasonable Prices ote. No CHARGe ttl· for ExtractiooS Whvn ir ler trivs.I fir ARTE. , ICI?rL. -Wo.o - Teeth extrt-cted by the most modern Ptinless System, Ac- ' . :?i' my t-, ropo!i.au ;aid:ess I have fitted up an up-to-date Surgery wi:h the very latest American Electric Psoaat, including a Nasal In haier Nitro Oxid (Gas Pl'anr, which is the very latest process for i '- extractng teeth. Iuspection invited. STeLsPEtoas-WVindlsor 736. I-ouRs - g till 5.30 and 6-3" to 8. ADDRESS-224 WILLIAM4 ROAD, TOORAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, I minute Hawksburn Station - ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - 'ii.·; :/ ·. . .. -- ' W eic knar it's C'h arrtiion i}! ?i·i?}iri?::;·- ? ! : -;·?.--?:i :: ? : : . : / ! 1000 Gallon 2.5 gauge....
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
FOOTBALL, Berwick met Clyde for the last match of the second round at B]erwick on Saturday last. The visitors were unable to pace it wit the locals who failed only in straight shooting as scores indi cate-1-16 to 1-5. For the locals Espie, Richard son. Greig, Munro, Luke, John son, Clements, Wauchope and Young played well, while Churc hill, Burge, Nicholls, Herkes and Lighton were most serviceable for Clyde. Mr McDonald, president, and Mr C. Everest, secretary, of the V.J.F.A.. were present. The position of the club is now as follows : Dandenong .. .. 1 Clayton .. .. .. 2 Berwick .. ...... 3 Pakenham .. . .. 4 For the semi-finals the follow ing arrangements have been made: Clayton meets Pakenham at Dandenong on Saturday next. Berwick meets Dandenong at Pakenham on the 15th instant. A meeting of the association delegates was held at the Border Hotel on Monday evening. Mr J. Warne (president) being in the chair. The following delegates were present -Messrs Anderson, Robb, Cohen, Gobbi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
At a meeting of the Mornington Farmers' Society held a fortnight ago it was decided to invite His Excellency the State Governor to attend the show to be held in November next. The invitation was sent and on Monday last the secretary received a reply stating that His Excellency could not attend the show. A general meeting of members of the Iccal golf club is to be held -to-morrow evening, when a full attendance is requested, as some important business is to be dis cussed. The most important matter for consideration will be a proposal to hold a tournament. We would direct attention to the election notices of Crs Barr and Martin appearing in this issue in whica they announce their candidature for the Berwick and Beaconsfield ridings, respec tively. Miss Barker, of "Inveresk." is to be publicly entertained at the Rechabite Hall to-morrow evening by her many friends- A large number of invitations have been sent out and the function promises to be a most important one. The annual election...
THE HOUSEHOLD. KITCHEN WRINKLES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD. KITCHEN WRINKLES. Sausages can be prevented from bursting by rolling them in flour bH fore frying. When rinsing children's clothes, add a little alum to the water, as this ret. ders them less liable to catch fire. To clean decanters, mix half a gill of vinegar with a handful of salt. Put a little in each decanter and shak: well. Rinse in clear water. Habitual numbness of the hands may be removed by rubbing them fo a short time in cold water, followed with dry fiction. To clean a watcil-chain dissolve a little sal ammonlac in wine, and p,. I the soiled gold into it. This thorough ly cleanses the go!d and makes it quite bright. It is dlificult sometimes, when using essences for cakes or sweets, etc., tt measure correctly thle number of drop: required. If a finger i.t dipped in wat er and the rim of the bottle wetted in one place, the essence will be found to drop quite easily. Cover the patient over while airing the tick-room. Let down the wind.-w at the top, swing door...
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 August 1914
A DAINTY LACE HANDKERCHIEF. There is always something partic'ilarly attractive about .a dainty lace hand kerchief, and the sketch shows an article of this description of extremely pretty design, and at the same time simple and easy to make. It shoulld be anrried iout in fine cann bric, and at each oft the corners a small pointedl piece of the material is cut away. Three-qmimrrters of an inch froml the edge, und follow ing the outline of the ma terial. there is m r;arrow insertion of lace, and thu edge of the landkierchief itself is trinmmnd with lace to mnatch. Initials are worked in one corner, surrounded by a simple design of tiny leaves worked in various shades of green washing silk. Lace handkerchiefs are always suitable and profitable articles to pre pare for sale in a bazaar or shop; but when intended for that purpose it is as well to work a single initial only upon them, and then to choose the letters that are most comnonly required, and the initials and design round them can...