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THE NAVY THAT FLIES. A DESCRIPTION OF TWO JOBS ALLOTTED TO THE ROYAL NAVY AIR SERVICE.—THE FLYING NAVY WHOSE JOB IS NEVER DONE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
THE NAVY THAT FLIES. *-9d-- A DESCRIPTION OF TWO JOBS ALLOTTED TO THFE ROYAL NAVY AIR SERVICE.-THE FLYING NAVY WHOSE JOB IS NEVER DONE. She looked like a gigantic and tired moth, taking a rest, as she lay by the side cf the hanger, her wings folded back, and the propeller of her fore end appearing like antennae fci an insect. She seemed tired-very tied; she had Just returned from a secuting trip over the nearer seas. and wanted a rest badly. But there Is no rest for men or machines in the time of war, and scarcely had her observer and pilot eaten their breakfast before the wire less installation attached to the sta tion commenced to crackle insistent ly, calling the tired moth to further life. INTO THE WATER. Come half a dozen overall-clad mechanics with oil cans and spanners and ewiftly, and deftly, but exceedlng ly careful, felt her all over, and fed her bearings with lubricant. Like an awakened moth she slowly tunfolded her winges, and commenced to purr as her engines were tested...
GRUESOME MASCOT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
GRUESOME MASCOT. Sme: Bcrth. t, who was deported from her sumptuous mansion in the west end at London as an "undesir able alter" a few years ago, had an upple room, which her ser-ants fr. reverently called her "vault," hunig with rcombre black curta!ns and. in the centre, mount~d orn treaties, the most elaborate specimen of the un dertaker's art that could be Imagined, says a London writer. It was of pol Lehed rosewood, finely worked w:: silver mountings, very massive. On lhe name-plate was delicately en graevod "Bertha Trost." The favor Itoe entertainment of thi.s notorious beauty 'peciallst and "reincarnatIon of Marie Antolnette" was a reception to "view my mascot," as she termed this eo!n. and she would explain to he: startled guests that she kept it near at hand to reconcile her to taoe idea of death.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
:A LONG- SEP,., ' AMA WAY OFFICE[ MR. CHIARBLES ROCK 42 Claden Slr'eer. Et B3runw;ck,. for 33 years in thw z½ l curne Tcamwai Cj Ppny. writs I is l aIr (2/4,1 2:. whi. is o spi intoeet to a?l Rn ail 5 way and Tranwa menra, to fj . TOE CLEEIENT3 TONIC LTD. "In Dier hber, 1911, I caught cold and serious pleurisy. For three days my temperature was SI04 derees. My life was des naired ~of hut through taking the dloctor's advice I live to-day, he advised-my wife to get Clements i Tonic, as '~ ~T -E WAS LIFE IN THAT MEDICINE.' They were the truest words he ever uttered, and I would have been dead only for that grand meed cinue. My wife paid 23 for the small bottles, had she paid £40 she would have had good value. I have seen alot of letters about CLEMENTS TONIC in books i and papers, hut what I find fau!t i with is that every writer hIs unerley fsaied to give the proper value of that medicinue. CCHARLES ROCK." j A Cairns resident writes: "A line shewing the result of taki~nE Clements Toec....
Armies May Become Invisible [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
--, ..--- -. Armies May Become Invisible If a regiment of soldiers were to march through the streets of one of our cities in a uniform of chess-board pattern, arranged in squares of bright rcl, green, and yellow, it would create, to say the least, a popular sensation. Yet it is by no means certain that this style of costume, or something like it, may not be adopted by our fghting men in the next war-not, be it understood, that they may strike the eye; but, on the contrary, that they may not be seen at all. One of the oddest of the new departures of the present war is the utilisation of optical illusions for cheating the ever w-atehful eyes of the enerely, and in this line the most curious expedient is that of painting tnings out of sight. Thcs, for example, an effort is made to render the big guns invisible by scattering daubs of the primary colors over thd weapons and their carriages. Experiments have recently been made by the United States War Deparf. ment with the great guns of t...
DO'S AND DON'TS OF DRESS. Mistakes Many Women Make. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
DO'S AND DON'TS OF DRESS. Mistakes Many Women Make. Some women are born with a sLrth sense that tells them what to wear and how to wear it; others have to cultivate the clothes sense. If you're one of the latter, listen here. Suppouse Nature Ihas been generous over the matter of your proportions -well, there are certain things that the stout woman should avoid. Square necks andl lined materials are among them. But the latter are quite safe so long as the lines run downwards and not round the body. Arranged ou the perpendicular plan they are very uteful in giving the appearance of height to the short, stout woman. just as they can be used to give width to the thin one by a horizontal ar rangement. In short, if you're thin, let the stripes go round; if you're stout, let them run downwards. Now for necks. The V shaped one tends to take from a woman's size, so ,t should be patronised by the over plump. Round and square necks suit the thin woman. The over-thin girl should go In for full ...
Officers News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Officer News. Thle OtEctr Sports Club have ar ranged to hold a. sports gathering on. theo 2Sth instant - Foundation Day. F'.dl particulars of thl programme] will be published next week. Thle club was forutmel iast year anzd their first sports wero ua great success, •attrtcting visitors from all p'arts of 'tle district. This year's fixture gives promise of being more interesting than the last, and uIs 'it is to be held on a pablic holiday, :rnd is the only gathering of the kind to he held in the district on tllat d;\-, it should be liberally patronized. Mir .trnlles LUecky is president, and 3ir Harry I-eggart secretary.
Loans for Settlers. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Loans for Settlers. Applications for monetary assistance by way of loans were recently mnade to the Peacock CGwernment by residents of the Bunyip, Cora Lynn and Koowee rap districts to enable them to replant crops lost by the flooding, and in some instances to purchase dairy cow= as a means of incme. The present Govern ment has also been approachedl in the matter by thd secretaries representing the several settlers' associations in these districts, and an officer of the Department of Agric-eltu:e is now making inquiries locally on ti;he several cases. A large portion of the flooded area'hasalready been inspected, and when the owners have been interviewed a report will be made to the Minister by the inspecting officer. At a meeting of the Cranbourne shire council on Saturday last the president (Cr Wilson) referred to the question of municipalities recovering from ratepayers the fees paid on .their behalf to the Infectious Diseases Hos pital. Councillors expressed them selves as being...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Lady Makes Private Enquiry Regarding Hair Treatment. "A Lady Reader" complains that al though ehe has tried quite a number of hair dyes, she cannot get one that will dye her greying hair to its proper shade. She contmnues: "My friends can see that I am using something,. and make mo the butt of all their fokes. My hair is light brown. What color dye would you advise me to buy?" . Anawer:-Don't buy any hair dye at alL The best is quite easily apparent eren to the must casual ob server. WVhat you require is some thing to restore--not dye-the hair ti. its natural color Try this, which you can make up yourself at home at a comparatively trifling cost:-Get 1% oz. of ReJuvent compound from the chemist, to which add lot. of ba. rum. Shake well together, then add enough water to make 10oz. (half pint) in all. A little rubbed well into the roots of the hair every night will soon completely restore the natural co'or of the hair, and renew the growth where thinness is showing. As? this is not a...
Cut the Lucerne Hay Early. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Cut the Lucerne Hay Early. Cut .enr lucerne when it is abti "rs-tenth in bloom, and cure. it oarr fulivr afterward. This, says A. Ii Lefiligr, of the Farm Crops Depar. 'nent at the IKansas Agricultural Co: e/e. is the way to get a firpt-cla.. :ernre har--the bright green kin.. itnt brinr:- "; high price. l*'E.X;er'inats made at the col!rce orove thi:t iucerro cut when in fti ?n::m does not have as high fehdin': - r, when cut early. The earn : r::litis lwhich a good hay hou':)i are--hnltness. panlatability, di restibility. a 7d vali- after digestire her horsi feed lucern.e should be cut . :.tie liter. ",a nct lucerne Iny which showrs or i ::lratin two points muot he! ohl, :-tv,.I. Trhl? hay must Le cured bI .i rouoht-,n of air throulgh it. nrt i . hot stin: ::rd it must not bhe ....t l after heinir c::t. rr he sltnrfre. S;r..?: Ir. cotlail?s th~e 'last tr;ae r" ...·. - ",u,. A ]Eght dew ,' hay cu:t i: *. , r rning ..nd stlacked the next ;n: :'meninetcs hars seemedi to improve th ?.l....
TRAINING RAW RECRUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
TRAINING RAW RECRUITS. An army omccr, speaking of the necessity fTor the rigid training of re cruits, said: "Don't deludle yourself with the idea that a man will ngt be frightened under fire. because he will. He'll be badly frightened If he is a normal human being. "Now, if a man can be made to bring his rife up to his shoulder in battle and fire it is conceded by mill tary anlhorities that a soldier has bcen made out of him. 'hut if you succeed in teaching men not only to oring the weapon to their shnulders, but to take a proper sight-if hard training accomplishes this triumph over their natural fears tmen you have troops that are un bestablem.'
A 500 Guinea Cow. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
A 500 Guinea Cow The remr.rkable sale of the late ri George Taylor's Cranford heid of milkmg Slortheorns was jrepurL:d a ofew weeks ago by cable from London. A total of 184 cows, calves snd heifers aggrcgated £15,187, averaging £83 18/1, while six bulls averaged £51101. each. The highest price was 00C guineas, which was paid by. Sir Qlbert Greenall for a seven-year-old crw. This cow, Waterloo Baroness, had a milk record of 10,145 Ib fromnlst Oc tober, 1900, to 30th September, 1910; 11,4101 lb, 1st October to 30th Sep tember, 1911; 10,216| Ib, 1st October, 1911, to 2Sth. August, 1912. Ono of the London stock papers speaIks of her as "a charming cow of great scala, and with a really magnificent udder. She drew persisteŽt and sustained hicl ling, being regarded as the best cow from a purely dairy point of view, and :ombiinig this with wonderful Short ,orn character and back breeding tha. was irreproachable. It was not sur. riaing that only great persiten·ec ind a long purse should ohta...
Reduced Charities Vote. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Reduced Charii!es Vote. As a step towards the policy of State economy the Treasurer proposes to reduce the charitable grant to all hiospitals. Mr M'Pherson, who has been looking closely,. into the whole question, stated on Monday that he had decided that the charity vote for this year should not exceed £115,000, as compared with £134,000 for last year. He had been surprised at the substantial increase in the grants of recent years, and after reviewing the position of the charities he had formed the opinion that the grant for this year should be reduced to £100,000. But on the representations of Mr H. C. Malcolm, Inspector of Charities, he had agreed to fix the amount at £115,000. The allocations would be announced within the next few days, and would be determined practically on a percenage reduction basis. The questionof the compassionate allowance and other dctail: of the charity vote h:ad not yet been decided. The abuse of the hospitals by patients able to pay for medical attendan...
TRAINS FROM MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
TRAINS FROM MELBOURNE. t.m. a.m. Diy 7.52 , 9.27 p.m. p.m. ,, 4.3 ,, 6.2 6.40- 8.45 a.m. p.m. -h.r.=. aiud Fri. 11.23 ,, 1.24 3uSday 11.5 ,, 42.44I p.m. -p.m.I Saturday L:30 --,, 3.15
Berwick News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Berwick News. Rev. P. P. Maclaren, B.A.. Th. I1., has been appointed head-master of the Grammar School, Berwick. The llte MIr Edward Vieusseux established the school in 1882, and on his deat.h a few months ago a council consisti?g!: of Archdeacon Hindley, Rev. A. J. tC',l. A. Chirnaide, W. a'Beckett, J.I'.; Dr Griffiths, Dr Langmore, George Witl&lt;o:;, j.P., was formed to carry on the ?chu,ol as a Church of England (;iGramm::r School. The new head master cwas for five years an assistant rmaster at St. Peter's College, Adelaide, and ha. been on the Melbourne Grammar School staff since 1916, hemIn appointed as;si.t·t"nt chaplain in 1917. The Berwick Red Cross continc.; to do goodl work. For the monitl; of Nov'embr and December last,, they sent the followv-ing articles to Centrl: I -30 shirts, ,') paira s>x, 1 mnitl;-.ns, 5 helmets, I cushion, :1 umt!er shirts, pair under pants, pair pyjamua, p:tir knee caps, 3 washers? p:air -bil sox, :I tins Henger': foodl, pair glov,'s, ...
A Good Cricket Record. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
A Good Cricket Record. The followin.hg ?h?!id 'a real with interest by all who are interested in cricket. M- T. 11trn,..wh, has p at up such a fine r.ed:d. i.'a brother of Mr J. Warne of Brw.vick. No club cricketer has (says a spart ing writer in the "Age") won greater esteem-through force of character and: playing ability than T. \Varne, Carl ton's very fine all-rounder, and one of the Association's bulwarks of cricket. Club officials and players met during the holidays, and *to mark their ap preciation of a long and very successful career, presented Warne with a wallet of notes.' He has commenced his 26th year with Carlton, and although he is in the autumn of his athletic days-an autumn:wvhich all hope will be lengthy -he is still good with both bat and ball. On Saturday he again made runs and took wickets. Warne is essentially a club man. He has inter State performances and worthy figures in a record that covers a wide range of matches, but his heart and home is at Carlton. The c...
HINTS FOR BUSY HOUSEWIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
HINTS FOR BUSY HOUSEWIVES. SFoar neuralgia wring out cloths in water as hot as you can bear it. and h'old them to the affected part. Itf you add the Juic of a lemon when making a cake with dripping. the cakeo will taste, when cooked, a:s though it had been made with the t'est butter. An excellent way to remove ink italns from linen is to pour melted tallow on the marks. Afterwards wash the artlcle, ant thile ink and -ease will both disappear. Blefore using a knife-board it should always be warmed before the iire. This has the effect of conslderabnly hastenlng the operation of polishbing the knives. STo relleve a cold in the head place Spiece of eamphor the size of an agg into an old saucer, set it alight, and. after burning a few moments, blow cut the flame and inhale the ftumes. Scatter salt on a carpet when sweeping, andti you will find that It keeps away moths. A carpet should I never be laid on a damp floor, for the latter at once becomes a breeding place for moths. Take all odd...
MOTHER-OF-PEARL WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
MOTHER-OF-PEARL WORK. Wonderful is the work of the de signer In mother-ot-pearl. With tiny segments of this Iridescent material he builds up a beautiful design bit by bit, secti _n by section. First, from the cabinet-maker he receives the woodwork upon which his design will be formed. It may be the top of a carved chest, a por tion of a stool or table, or some dainty knlck-knack to delight a lady's heart. Then upon the wood he roughly draws the design and gathers to gether the crude pieces with which to form the mosaic in the wood. Se lectinog a piece of mother-of-pearl, he fts it in a vice, and then with a tiny die he shapes it to occupy the re quired space. Deftly he sets the sec tion In the wood, fixing it with warm Daste to llI the crevices. Another piece is the. selected, fashioned and secured, and so day after day till the piece is complete. SThe design is then rubbed with.pum ice stone to give enhanced color, var nish is applied, and the finishing toucles are given.
Sweetly Expressed. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 11 January 1918
Sweetly Expressed. Not for worlds would Mrs. Smith speak an unkind word about any one. She was one of those chari table old ladies who try to think and speak kindly of everyone. If anyone asked her opinion of a person, and she did not particularly like the in dividual in question, she would ex press her feelings in such a quaint and original way that the sting would be quite lost "What a brilliant conversational Ist young Mr. Jenkins Is!" said a friend to her one day. "Do you know him? Really, it's an education to listen to him talking." "Yes," said gentle Mrs. Smith; "I' have met himn" "You must have found him very entertaining. Why, he can talk eleverly and wittily for an hour at a stretch." "Then when I met him," said Mrs. Stith, with a sweet smile, "it must have been at the beginning of the second hour." D~eep b~reathing is one of the best eures for insomnia, as it draws the blood from the brain to the lungs.