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Oakleigh District Football Association. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Oakleigh District Football Association.. The local football team journeyed to Richmond on Saturday last and again suffered defeat. Their form, however, was much improved to that of the previous match. After a very fast and strenuous game, Richmond ran out winners by 7 points. The game re mained very even until about 10 minutes before the final bell, when a strong wind began blowing, in favor of Richmond. Pakenham's most promi nent players were Anderson, Stone Slessar, Lowen, Cook and B. Stone. Tomorrow Pakenham will be playing on their own ground, when they hope to secure a win. The Carnegie team has withdrawn from the association, but their vacancy will be filled.
A PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
A PRESENTATION. An interesting function took place -at what is known as Stephenson's hall, Pakenham. on Saturday evening last, the oz.aion being the presentation to Mr W. J. Stephenson of an illuminated address, Not long after the outbreak of war Mr Stephenson, with a view to assist i:-i the boys who were going to the S frost, inaugurated a series of dances, . a.?d1 t whole of the moneys raised by - this mens was expended in helping t:: th n in thf various military camps. . Ho.-"r, on the formation of the local - branch of the Red Cross Society, he decid ed to hand all moneys over to that body, and the branch has since received a very handsome donation of about £5` a month from this source. In this way Mr Stephenson has con tributed between £50 and £70 to the braacd -funds, and has materially . a:-i,-- .the branch to carry on its gil) work. S- .:S'S: a fine patriotic effort was wsiach-r, of recognition, and the action of toe Red Cross and the Council in making Mr Stephenson the pres...
From Berwick to London. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
From Berwick to London. - Norman Beaumont, who, after under going an operation in Melbourne to fit hiin3;Iffor active service, failed to pass the medical test, then went to England at his own expense with the idea of offering his services to the Empire, and writes as follows:-" On my arrival in London on the 20th Nov ember, I reported myself at the Aust ralian Offices in the Strand, offering my services in any, capacity they thought fit, with the result that I was handed over to the Ministry of Muni tions and given an appointment as chemist trainee in a high-explosives factory at Gretna, and straightway pro ceeded to the scene of my duties, a slight description of which may inter est'you. The factory or factories -are built on what was originally a peat bog, the buildings extending for ten -miles, being the largest munition factory. in the world, employing 25,000 hands, be sides a military guard of over 1,000 men, also factory police, composed of both men and women. It contains cent...
Officer News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Officer News. A social club has been formed at Officer, the object being to raise funds for patriotic purposes. The first eve ning eventuated on Friday, and a fairly large number attended. It is the in tention of the club to hold another social this evening in aid of the 'British Red Cross Appeal, and it is hoped that the locals and visitors from the surrounding district will attend and help to swell the funds in aid of this- ost deserving object.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
SFor War Purposes only. A DOPOGIT 0F 17 s will purchase a Ckrktflcato for £. £8 150 ZO 0 £O £43 15 0 ~ s £50 £37 10 0 ,n , £100 £875 O O _ £13000 Payable 3 years ,n*m date of paurenaea. Certificat s are trdmiferable by delivery being payable t are, are mpt from tie W?e.:alth Levy. rfreefrom Commonwealth aod State Stamp Dety. Interest frrr of Com,monwealth and State Income Tax. Every Womarxl Saving C.rttiicates. Svery C tif ote aprhasbed Every Child helps to bring victory clceor. Ap lira n Sorms .ad all in!ormati s at 1 allk. Sate Strie, °ana sod ]lousy Uc r Ps: , ,:eL Save and bonofit yoursel'. Duy Certiflcate. anS benefiteeosrarcaaatry. Coeuer4.ent Isar or Aeeemer.. 1 A· arc =n -- General Storekeeper and Baker. $- P. O'H aIllora n, MAIN RO \D, 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.ion. Ladies'. Men's. Youths' and Children's Boots. Only one...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Brusiness .Notices. PAKENHAMI COFFEE PALACE. Opposite? Rai'way Statioi. r-". -, - :. 0. Mi I 11 E S, PROPRIETOR. Commercial Room. Gcod Stabling. Excellent Accommodation for Boarders. Good Table.- Tariff Moderate A - Acetylene Gas. - Daily Paper.. - Piano. MRS. E. V. GABBETT, (Next Coffee Pa'ace), Drapery and Millinery. A most pleasing variety of :Latest Novelties for Autumn and Winter. New Season's Coats. - Attractive B!ouses. Ladies' and Children's Hats. Dress Goods. - General Drapery. - Fancy Goods. "Haberdashery, Manchester, and Mercery. AN'D ERS ON B R- S., CARTERS AND CONTRACTORS, GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR RECREATION RESERVE -000 Ploughing Done Anywhere. Lowest Price Daywvork or per Acre, New Ground Broken Up. -000 / - We are Eipsrt-Orchard .Cultivators. - Our Work in- this Directton most Carefully Done O DIT EASE. ý l " . ---------I - HEaA E'Se Bronchitis Cure 3` 1 ý j ~i ~1 P. PERKINS, Bootmaket'" PA'ENHAM EAST . (Opposite Shire Hall). Boo's made to Order and Repaired. Hand Sewn.W...
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, May 22nd. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, May 22nd. 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 but very few good springers forward. Values were just about equal to last week's rates. The following were the principal lots: - Milkers, R, Brown, one at £26 10s; W. McKenna, one to £22 10s; H. Gamble, two to £22 5s; J. Kirkham, one at £21; J. Crook. four to £21; D. McLellan, one at £20 5s; G. Asling, one at £20; H. Varcoe, one at £19 10s; H. Masters, one at £1S 7s 6d; R. Williams, one at £18 2s 6d; Mrs Wood, one at £1615s; H. Harding, one at £16 7s 6d; G. Legear, one at £15 15s. Springers- H. Mas ters, six to £17 17s 6d; R. Koetsveld, one at £17; J. West, four to £16 15s; Stewart and Murray, one at £16 10s; H. Varcoe, one at £14 5s; Parry Bros. two to £13 12s 6d; L. Corrigan, one at £13 5s; Mrs Simpson, two to £13; J. Griffiths, one at £12; J. Wall, three to £12 15s; J. Burns, one a...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 25 May 1917
Constable Maher, of Pakenham, has received notice from his superintendent to the effect that a good entry has been placed on his record for efficient duty performed in connection with the recovery of some cattle missed from Neerim South. He traced the cattle to Wallan Wallan, where they were recovered. This forms but one of a long list of good entries to Constable Maher's credit-he has at least a dozen others--and it speaks well for his trustworthiness and efficiency as a constable. Amongst the list of local contribu tors to the British Red Cross appeal now being made throughout Victoria we notice the names of the following: -Mr Arthur Greenwood £5 5s, Mrs Arthur Greenwood £4 4s, Mr Jno. Henry £3 3s, Mr.Reg Henty £1 is, Mr C. Mountjoy £1 is, Mrs Jno. Henry 10s, collected at Pakenham show 10s, Miss Hagens 10s, Miss Greenwood 10s, Mrs Close 5s, Mrs Jas. Chisholm 2s 6d, and Miss Pike 2s 6d. This month's issue of " The Journal of Agriculture " contains an article on apple culture in Vic...
Filled the Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
Filled the Bill. A bachelor advertised for a com panion who must be a total abstainer, an early riser, and a good vocalist. Two or three days later he received a hamper with a cat, having a label attached to its neck, on which was written, "You will find her a very pleasant companion, a total abstainer, an early riser, and a good vocalist-" The German Union for the Develop nent of the German language Is de nanding that "in future peace ne ,otiations the German language shall be used." But not, we hope, the same fanguLge they used when they read he peace terms of the Allies! "The Storyteller" for the current month is a fine number. "The Liode's Eyes," by Herbert Ward, Is of thrilling interest, and Oliver Cur wood's second Instalment of "The Son of Kazan" Is worthy of the author. There is also a contribution by that well-known and always-popular writer Andrew Soutar, and there is a long complete novel in the number, entitled "The Gift of God," by one of our best authors, Alice Perrin....
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
Cakes will be considerably light ened if the whites of eggs are beaten up separately from the yolks. If a small piece of soda is dissolved in a little vinegar, and it is then mix ed with the blacklead, it will give a particularly bright appearance to the stove or grate, especially if you pol ish it with a pad of old velvet To render dustbins perfectly sani tary, burn a couple of newspapers in them each time they are emptied. Let the flame rush out, and it will remove every trace of grease or damp from the Iron and render the dustbin as healthy as a new one. When making fruit puddings, the basin used should be greased. Then sprinkle well with brown sugar, and press the paste against the mould. The sugar, after cooking, forms a rich liquid glaze over the outside of the pudding, making it look most tempting. Silver-plate that is to be packed away for any length of time should be thoroughly cleaned, then lightly smeared with fresh lard and put into baize bags. When required for use agai...
Abdication. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
Abdication. lie: "Queen of my heart-" She: "Queen nothing! Queens can't pick their husbands. I can-and be leve me, I'm some picker." Most people tninic tney are virtu ous merely because they are tame and inoffensive. Tameness Is not a virtue, it is merely the indication of a force too feeble to run into excess. Virtue appears only when a strong force is wisely exerted under a strong regulation.
ADAM AND EVE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
ADAM AND EVE. What is probably the most remark able and strangest of all alleged Bible tombs is that which marks the sup posed resting-place of Eve, the mother of the human race. It lies about a mile to the north of Jeddab. the port of Mecca. The tradition that Eve was buried here is older than Mohammed. Adam is believed by some to rest at his own peak In Ceylon, but this is de bated by Oriental scholars. There had been a difference, so the Mohamme dans say, between our first parents. and Eve spent the last years of her life at Jeddah, where she was buried, not far from the great temple in Mecca which Moslem tradition ascribes to the hands of Adam him self. A common legend attributes to Eve the height of 118fL, but this does not correspond with the dimensions of her tomb, which is nearly 400ft. long! She must have been of a somewhat strange shape, as her grave Is only lOft. or lift. wide! In the middle of the grave is a small building contain ing a curious witness to the devotion of...
FAMOUS FOR HER HAIR. PICTURE FILM ARTIST TELLS HOW TO RETAIN IT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
FAMOUS FOR HER HAIR. PICTURE FILM ARTIST TELLS HOW TO RETAIN IT. Miss RIosa Norma, In a recent Inter view in Melbourne, made the follow ing statement:-"Any lady or gentle tran can restore their hair to its na tural color should It be fading, falling or becoming streaked with grey, anl promote a vigorous growth with this simple recipe, which they can muix at honme:-Take 1 oz. of itejvei;i ('ompound, to which add Ioz. of Iiy Rtim, slhaking well together, and ti,;, add enough water to make up to I0,o ('. pint). You will be more than surprised at the gratifying results ob tained by its use. It is not a dye. an. theie is consequently no fear of dit colored pillows from its rubbing off during sleep. It promotes a vigorous growth of air, destroys dandruff, and eradicates eruptions and scalp hu mors. It makes the hair bt-autifully soft and glossy, and has all Ilth' charm of being inexpenslve. Almost oevery chemist has these simple ingredients in stock, or can easily get themn for you from t...
A Thoughtful Parent. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
A Thoughtful Parent. Petted Daughter: Papa, what has come over you lately? I never had a wish you were not anxious to grati fy, and you even anticipated my wants, and handed me money for all sorts of things I hadn't even thought of. But now I have to ask you for every need; even this morning you said you could not spare me a penny for "The Weekly Telegraph," and you growl and grumble, and ask if I think you are made of money, and you rail at women's extravagance, and in variably ask me what on earth I did with the last money you gave me. Don't you love me any more? Papa: My darling, I love you as much as ever; but you are soon to be married, and I am trying to gradu ally prepare you for the change."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
smosurarnacro ,mowou } a"o vjWaN# "DCIoNvA00Ur140 i'U.5 FAT? WELL, DON'T BE. Formettes, the great Fat Cure, will save you from that ever-growing bur den of fat, and an improvement both in figure and health will be noticeable almost from the first day of their use, One of these marvellous little tablets, taken before each meal, will Infallibly remove excess fat from waist, hips or ankle, without wrinkle or Injury to health. "Formettes" quickly restores youthful looks as well as youthful form and, being a quite secret remedy, no one can so much as guess how this happy result has been brought about. "Formettes" are sold by all chem ists in the Commonwealth at 5/3 per carton (fortnight's supply), and by most drapers. Agents-The Big ~Store, Prahran; Foy and Gibson, Col litngwood; or direct from S. HIt. Hen shall, chemist, 246 Clarendon-etrseet South Melbourne. For Soaking and Washing Clothes ALWAYS USE HUDSON'S SOAP MFakes Clothes beautifully white and leaves them sweet and fresh as sea ...
The Other Fellow's Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
The Other Fellow's Trouble. "I'm afraid I'm going to lose that blacsk horse of mine. He stepped on a nall last week, and I think he's got lockjaw. It's a shame, too-nico ant mal lIke him." "1 had a bay mare once-" "I paid five-and-forty pounds for that animal." "I had a bay mare once-" "I could have sold him for sixty pounds in March. but, like a fool, I didn't!" "I had a bay mare once-" "I would have sold him, but my wife add she was too fond of the animal. and all that sort of rot!" "I had a bay mare once-" "Nezt time I'll do my own decidin'." "I had a bay mare once---" "It's just like takin' sixty pounds out o' my pocket-book if he dies." "I had a bay mare once---" "Well, I get off here-so long!"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
Assurance Co. ~Ltd. WORKERS' COMPENSATION Lcaois b7Bc~h T-1u and LUghtn~ng a .da scgod by tblrz Compa~ny. ,1G T3 WANTED. DALGETY & CO. LTD., &4!L9ouRNS. Heancr! Agznta for Vlctor'a. The Phoenix Insures CROPS and STACKS against damage by FIRE seed Crops naianst darnaso by HAIL. STONES. The Union Trustee Co. of Australia Limited HI?AD OFFICE: 33 CO.LLINS ST., MELBOURNH. Also in Sydney and Brlibane. For terms or any other Informatlon conaernlng the company. Dplease call Sr write. SAML. COOKE. Manager. POULTRY WANTED - HYLAND-S Hy~aad'a buy DucV'tng-. Chickens, Turkeys at per lb. Ilea weighth e HyLAnd?s pay Top Prices cfor Old Hena* I any breed." flyle?d's av e you cormmisfon na cartage, crate sent free. Hylande' will post you a monthly price list; obtain one before selling elsewhere. DAVID HYLAND & SONS PTY. LTD. Exportrg, Sennltt's Freezing Works, Melboiurne. Firme - Your ea IS&C L E W~il Pay you if yaa ao-d your Carcece pork -'Ma nd Voelere to ove. Let...
EXPERIENCE IN HORTICULTURE. The Pleasures of it. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
EXPERIENCE IN HORTICULTURE. The Pleasures of it. While discussing the pursuit of hor ticulture in its various phases, the best methods of cultivation, best var ieties, the risks and the profits, due -weight should be given to its plea sures. In selecting a vocation for life, one of the first questions to de termine is-will it afford a subsist ence? However desirable a business calling may be In all other respects, if it cannot support those engaged -In it, it must be rejected. The susten ance of the body takes precedence of everything else. We must first satis fy the demands of the physical system before we attempt to gratify the in tellectual or the aesthetic man. Per haps the second question to be an swered is: Is it agreeable, is it at tractive? To engage in a repulsive calling, to labor day after day, through life, In a pursuit that imparts no pleasure of Itself although it may In its results, Is to live a life of gall ing servitude In which the higher man is held in subjection ...
His Economical Action. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
His Economical Action. "A youn; feller out my way went shoppinog tuthar day and bought him. salt a marrta;o licence," related qtr. galp chnson. of Rumpus Ridge, Ark. 'Re aimed to marry a girl about thirty years old, but for some reason or uther she asked to be excused. Xaeher'1 enough, he excused her. But he's a saving sort of a cuss, and the last I heerd he was peroozing through an old family law book called 'Every MStan His Own Attorney.' or 'The Hangman's Delight.' or something that-a-way. to see If he couldn't get the licence cut down to lit her sister, aged sixteen."
First Impressions. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 31 May 1917
First impressions. An Irish girl was imported from the Emerald Isle to act as general ser vant for a middle-class household. Her mistress suggested to her the propriety of sending a postcard to her relatives with news of her safe arri val and assurance of her welfare The girl did so, and added the follow ing environment:-"I came here in a cab without a horse; they play the piano with their feet; and they shout at people in the hall that aren't there! ." . business-like physlcian I ever heard of. Bookkeeper: What has he done? Manager: The typiste slipped on the steps and sprained her ankle. He was called and prescribed for her. Now he's sent a bill: "To repairing one typewriter, five shIllings."