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The Cat Still Lives. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
The Cat Still Lives. If there was one thing he hated more than another it was a eat. The cat he particularly detested was his landlady's. The reputation of that cat was very bad. It had been blamed by his landlady, who ought to know its peculiaritles, for stealing sugar from his cupboard, stamps from his blotting-pad, and even tobacco from the jar that stood upon his man telplece. He did not love that cat at anlly time, but on this particular evening, as he undressed to go to bed, he liked it less than ever. He had never given the cat any encouragement, and he did not see why it should desire to share his bed, but apparently the cat had other views, for just below the top of the blankets there was a hump that told him much. Hie was a man of quick decision. tie went over to his dressing table and lifted one of the heavy iron dumb bells with which he recovered his circulation after his cold tub in the morning. He lifted thile weapon on high and flung it with all his strength on thile ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. The following matches took place in the Town Unll on July 22, 23 and 27 : A.N.A. IH.A.O.B.S. Blackmore .. 23 McOarthy ... 23 Wines ... 22 Blake, J. .. 22 Sarlun ... 22 O'Toolo ... 23 Macpherson 22 Blake, Mf, ... 21 Lewls ... 21 Green, U. ... 21 Orilliths, J... 21 HIlggins ... 21 McAfee ... 20 Green, T, ... 20 Quinlan ... 20 O'Briea ... 20 171 170 LO.l. M.UI,.O.F. Klrkham ... 21' Stnge ... 21 Potter,V. ... 23 TodI .., Ot Brown .. 23 Collard ... 19 Bowman ... 23 MeNaughton 19 Field ... 23 Fodington ... 10 Singleton ... 22 Dowsett ... 18 Tullock ... 22 Downey ... 18 Albrcy .. 21 ?loe .. 18 181 153 ILO.Rr U,A.O.D. Field ... 25 WVoelch .. 23 Singleton ... 24 Lillie ... 22 Albrey .. 23 Mallett ... 22 Bowman ... 23 fates ... 21 Potter, P. ... 23 Byrnes ... 21 Orillths, WV. 22 McAfee ... 20 Kirkham ... 21 Alexander, V, 19 Tollock ... 21 Alexander, A. 15 182 163 A rilIa match was fired at Williamstown between the South Gippslnd Union and the No21 Union, 12 men aside and resul...
WISDOM FROM THE EAST. Verdict for the Defendant. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
WISDOM FROM THE EAST. Verdict for the Defendant. At dinner the other night a famous globe-trotter, who has just returned from Persia, told some amusing stor ies he had collected while in the East. The first was about a kind-lieartod woman who was boiling eggs one day, when a starving man came to her house and 'begged for food. Taking pity on him, she gave him three of the eggs and sent him away refresh ed. In course of time the beggar be came a trader, and prospered and amlassed a great fortune; wheruenpoln a wily lawyer went to tile kind-heart ed woman and said: "Lo! see this rich merchant. We all know tlhat in thile days of his pov erty yeou fed him. See how much he owes to you, for he would have died lhad hie not eaten thlose eggs, and had hIe not eaten tlhem you might have hatched out thllree chickens, and those eggs would have ,become hunlldreds of c' ickens, and those lhulndreds of chickens sould have laid thousands of eggs, and so on and so on, till you would have been as ric...
CHELSEA. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
CHELSEA. At a qnalt'r to I a.m., on Saturdry a fire broke out in premises used by members of thle '' Marnout Camp" as , week-end dwelling at Chelsea. It waos not occupied at tiLre time. Tloe build. ing, which belonged to Mr 11. J. MnlConachy, of Caulfield East, was a wooden structure of three rooms, situ ated in Chelsea road, and was totally destroyed, The insurances were £50 on tho building in tbe I.O.A., and ,£60 on the contents.
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
SPORTIN(G. At tho Mloonco Valley races on Saturday, Mr PI. J. Ueywoodl's Ullluo, 2yrs, ran second in tho Manldeu l'lto to Ur A. E. Conuonly'a Ionorino, 3yre, being bealen by a bare halt hald. Tho winner went out favorito at 6 to 4. ohilo Ulllus was at 8's. Mr S A. A. lawdon, "Brneslde," won the Miller Ilaud!c-l at Mloone. Villey on Satut day with the two-year-old filly b8uctity, whocarried 7.12, and covered the six fur long in 1.16, juAt gettlin l ome by a neck from Dual. Ilonorino, who was stripped apalo, ran fourth. CAULFIELD TIPS. Thel Cnfieloh Coomuoonwealth atoeplo will be hold on Saturduy. I like them this way Lord Grey (, Cameron) ... Bill Brandon (G. A. Burune... S Obi(A. Ila.wkli) . .. Adlnmiral Urand (IMoon) Blinid Harry (J. A. Cain) 4' I
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
PERSONAL. We regret to have to record the death of Mr A. E, Gault, who passed asay at his cousin's residence at Ado'aide, on Saturday, July 18. Mr Gault, who looked the picture of health until about four or live months ago, consulted his doctor for a trifling con plaint, which. in a short time, do voloped alarmingly. The best aid Melbourno could give was sought, but it was of no neail, and the strong man was sapped of strOength so quickly that his friends did not realize how ill he was. IHe left for Adelaide for further attenoution, but Itheo progress of the dis ease was rapid and he died, as mnc .tianaAl .,.lah.a.- l~~? ?;:S~?",c"'? mannuor. LIe was very popular and mode troops of froiends. These who saw hitu at thei last Somerville show did not think he was at his post fir the last tinme. Mr Gault was the circlit steward for the Mothodist churches in the Frankston circuit, secretary of the Somorvillo Methodist church, choir con ductor, and in fact, the centre of locld Methodist wo...
CRANBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
CRANBOURNE. Arbor Day was celebrated at the Presbytotian Church ground last Fri day, when many useful trees were planted by miii?bers of the congrega tion. The ladics very ably aniisted by supplying refrcshments to the sturdy band of workers. Titis good work will be greatly appreciated by the members of the congregation in a few years, na the grounds were almost destitute of shade in the hot summer days. Mr Robert Gibb. who recently dis posed of his property, and is leaving the district, is to be enttrtained by his many friends in the lShiro Hall this afternoon. . . . . ......... . .oe. ..O . ,togiinu takeu up his duties here on August 14, as he has been transferred to his old haunts again. The Lyiidlhurt Sontl School Com mitteo are holding a concert to-imorrow evening in the State School to raise funds to erect a shelter shed. A splendid programime has bean arranged, and as concerts are a rare luxury there, it is expected the building will be taxed to its utmost.
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
SCRAPS. Wo regret that Mrs Couvo's name was omitted from the committoo in our report of tho annual meeting of the )andenong brauch of the A.W.N.L. Mra Convo was one of those re-elected. The committeo of the Mechanics' over £.40 on the renovation of their billiard room, and tho table is con sidered now one of the best and most ulp.o.date iu Dandenong. Mr Edwin Greavos, of 'The Springe," Ilorwick, informs us that one of the draughlt stallions ho pnrchasod at Adamson, Strettlo and Co's .sale last week, at 15 gns., cost 300 gns in Eng land, the frioght was about 50 gns. This class of emigrant is evidently not / r unirend. In our report of the Dandnonog Police Court last week we had the ntmo Feldheuim as defeodant in a small debt case. The name should have readl , Folhningham,"l and we haston to apologise to Mr Feldbehiu and ezproes ur regret thalt our reporter made the error. An onrtlng iacident, but one not enjoyed by thle pritnlpnle, occurred on Tuesday lest in connection with the for...
SOMERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
SOMERVILLE. A mooting of ratepayers of the Centre Riding of thie Shire of Franksiton anod Hastings was hold at Somervillo on July 25tith to nominate fiie trustees for the Mechanics' lnstitul;te. Cr Murray presided. Mr G. Cole explained that owing to increasing weight of years, the present trustees-Messrs Cole, Hlawkcn, tGoumn and Mc(Guirk-wished to transfer their obligations to a new set of trnstees. Messrs J. Uliithank, ,lohnl Scott, Chas. 3lurrtay, \Willisam Martin and i. Philbrick were elected by ia iruanhreimo s vot.. Dr. GCrillith moved that thie tihanksi ol the public be tendered to the late trustees for their effTorts in thie past, and spoke in appre ciation of their good work. Thlis was seconded by rfr (eanst. Mr Cole responided, and spoke of the tinme when the hall was lirst built, and of the rparse population, and the streniuous efforts Imade by the early tesidents to secure tihe erection of ths building. Thie meeting closed with a vote of thanks to Cr Murray. The Somervil...
Mulgrave. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
Mulgrave. MIr J. B. Brewer has dtfinlcly decided to contest thie electlon inothe North Ridlng, aoainst the retiring member, Cr Stocks, and will g~t good support. Hle In a gentleman with plenty of energy, and has the ability, being a nephew of Mr S. Willi,, the Oltty contractor, where Mr Brewer would have ob. tained knowledge of contract work, etc., and he will be a decicded acquisition to the Shire of Mulgrave, if electerd. Major G. Steward, having been eslled to Queensland, 'ts abandoned the idea of con testing for coufcil honors here, and the run. ntog it taken up by ex-Cr Cotter and an other person is talked of as a likely candi date in the centlre Ridig. Cr II Browno, the warrior of the. South Riding, is being opposed by Mr W, H. Ft.wart, of Olayton. Ur Brown Ihans durloing the Dast years proved himself a good honest councillor and is sure to got good support.,
PAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
TAIKEH AMI. Tihe annual meeoting of tihe Paken habn branch of the Australian Women's NTational League was held on Tuesday last, the president (MrIts R. A. Staugh. ton) in the chair. The followinng of fice-bearers were elected I-President, Mrs R. Staughton, treasurer, Mrs J. C.: RIuslton ; hlon. secrcetary, Mrs J. Henry. 6ome 18 monoths back a poltion of "Clo?e. barnT" Wa, cUt no n ld sold, tle pllcrllnaels b?lng allowed 17 years to payiorl their indebted. neas. Tlb? ilace bhs been converted train a wilderness into a nnmb r at mnll orchards. Mlr F. Keonrely, who got ono of the roallgher. rortlone of tbe property, bas ibilt a niba dwelliag. Ics has a tair proportion planted in truit, and in. addition has a good vegetablo. earden. Thib paroebas a bu eso d l£ worth of tomatoes off oao tenth of an acre o[ land. He te now dittgig nore potatoes. MRs neighbors arc oal doing good work. This is an otjea-t teson for the Ooosromeat. There are tl?on. sands of agres of land reoud this distriet bh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
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WIT OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
WIT OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS. Cleomenes, when asked what was the duty of a king, replied, "To do good to your friends, but harm to your enemies." Hearlng this, thile philoso pher Aristo asked "Would it not be still better to make your enemies friends, and so to do good to them also?" Philip of Macedon, being advised by his friends to banish one of his slan derers, replied, "If I do he will go about and abuse me where there are more to listen to him." Dionysus the Tyrant, to put a slight upon Plato, gave him tile lowest seat at his table. "I daresay," he said, "when Plato goes back to Athens hlie will have plen ty to say agalnst us." "Sir," said Plato, "I hope l-.may never be so at a loss for subjects of conversation as to have to talk about you!" Aristlppus was once astkedl why he borrowed money of his friends. "No for my own benefit." he replied, "but to teach them the proper use of wealthl." Anaximander was once laughed at by some little boys for his singing. Wien told of it he sadl?...
Berwick. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
Berwick. Cr Ult'r, who succeeded hla late father' OCr Francl~ Banrr, who was one of the oldest councillor in. thej lwickShir-.&..asenn.s,.r ne ag ? seeks the favors of the electore. la the Pakenham Riding, Cr Pearson, it is understood, proposes to resign, and it is s~id that Capt. a'Beckctt will to requisitioned to fill the vacancy. There is not any euggoatlon of opposition so far. Cr Close retires by rifluxion of time, but is not likely to be opposed. It was rumored that Mr V. H. Bloomfield would be a can. didrte, but we understand he does not intand to again coma forward. Cr O, \W. Martin is the retiring member for the teaonesfield [iding, and opposition is not forthcoming so far as we have heard. lo the lona hiding, Cr Carney is the re tiring councillor, but he is not likely to be opposaot. Cr Carney has been a contractor, nod has now been a coancillor for nine years and is very eusistent in his ideas, Like some ceuu.illorIP, he does not " hunt with the bare and run with ...
WHEN WALKING IS HARD WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 30 July 1914
WHEN WALKING IS HARD WORK, People often express surprise that soldiers on the march cover only ten or twelve miles of groundl per day. Even then a good many men fall out through fatigue, some faint, and the whole are completely dlone up at tile end of the day. But the soldier is, nevertheless, a first-rate walker. It is all a matter of foot-tons of energy expended. Take an ordinary laborer, and his day's work will be equal to 300 tons lifted one foot high. An eleven-stone man, walking seventeen miles on the level, does the same amount of muscle work. But mark, if hlie carries an overcoat weighing G6lb., he does 311 foot-tons. Now, the soldier is a regular pack horse, and the kit that hlie carries av erages about 601b. In weight. So that he does exactly as much work in a twelve-mile march as an ordinary man in his seventeen-mile walk. Besides, the soldier has to "break canlmp" before starting, and at the finish of thie march hlie has to pitch camp, draw water, collect fuel, clean rif...