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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 January 1915
To stand this season at L.Y.U. Estate, Paken him, and .ravcl surrounding districts Hampton Style, First prize winner 3.yr-old draorht stallion; Royal Agriculturatl Show, 1914. HAMPTON STYLE, Bay Colt, foaled 19th October, 1911. bred by MIr O. Maroeke, of Vectis East. His sire Shepherd Plaid (imported from New Zealand) won over 30 first and champion prizes in the Wimmera district: His sire, Shepherd Lad (52.1 N.Z.S.B.), gained let and champion prizes two years in succession at Invercargill, and also gained 1st prize for best entire with ?two dfbhis progeny. 'Grandsire, Herd Laddle (2863 C.S.B., imp.), won first nod champion prizes at Nathalia in `1890; fiSht and champion and first for the Doherty Cup et Nathalia, and first and chsm pion prizes at Tatura in 1891. Hampton Style's dam, Bonnie, by Hampton Prince (12174 G.S.B. imp.) 2od dam by Royal Ben, lwho was a great .prizetaker, and got by Benmore, by Lord Dan more late Gartneyland (2117 O.S.B. imp.) TERMIS - - £1 4s. Full particular...
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 7 January 1915
8CRAPS. A good story from Horsham shows how keenly alive the youngsters, at least of that town, are to the disastr ous war. At a public function a very little girl won a doll. She proudly exhibited her treasure to an adult, who, examining it, found the legend, altogether too common in Australia,-," Made in Germany." "Does it read that ?" queried the indignant mitd. On receiving an affirmative reply, she marched up to the prize table and deposited her doll, with "-Some one else can have it."' Mr Rosier, the boot specialist, wishes us to draw attention to his advt. on page 4. The attendance at the picture show given by the Dandenong Pictures on Saturday evening again drew a large and appreciative audience, who ap peared well pleased with the enter tainment. The splendid variety and superior quality of the pictures left nothing to be desired. The pro gramme for next Saturday, besides containing topical and instructive pictures, includes two big star dramas, and a Keystone comedy with C...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
WIT AND HUMOUR. Professor: Too bad! One of.my pupils, to whom I have given two courses of instruction in the cultiva tion of the memory, has forgotten to pay me, and the worst of it is I can't remember his name.: "When I arose to speak," related a martyred statesman, -'someone hurl ed a.base, cowardly egg at me, and it struck .me on the chest." S"Ahd what kind of an egg might that be?" asked a young man. S"A base, cowardly egg," explained the statesman, "is one that hits you and then runs." 'He was a member'of a regimental band, and he did not forget to brag about it. "Why, man, we can play the most intricate airs at sight," he was say ing. "Indeed!" said the unbelieving lis tener.- "I should like to hear you play the airs the drum-major puts on." -Young Clubman: Now, I'll tell you chaps the difference between life and love. Everybody immediately expressed eagerness to know the difference. Young Clubman: Life is just one foolish thing after another. Love is just two foolish things a...
Unlucky Belinda. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
Unlucky Belinda.:,: "I am not superstitious," Belinda ex claims; -"But yesterday .(what could be S:madder?) I walked (eveir, since I have called myself names) Deliberately under a ladder! "I am not superstitious," Belinda de clares; S"Who says the reverse is at fault; But at dinner last night; sowehow, quite unawares, I spilt half-a-spoonful of salt!!" I am not superstitioaisou-she burst into tears--. (As a rule she - has plenty of pluck); 'But , I've :broken--a lookling-glass :--:therefore for years . iThere'll be nothing foi;r me but bad S luck!!!"
A GOOD EAR FOR MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
A GOOD EAR FOR MUSIC. A quick ear for music is a very de lightful gift. Adelina Patti (Baron ess. Cederstrom) herself is stated to be a poor reader of music; but her ear is quite extraordinary. This is how she learnt her part of Carmen -and there are no scores so difficult to master as those of Bizet, so the artists declare. Well, Signor Bevig nani went down to Craig-y-Nos and played the opera through at the piano once or twice a day. In a few days she knew every note from beginning? to end, and sang the intricate music, as we all know, with most perfect success. Harking back to the past we learn how Napodeon had no ear whatever for music yet like a little gentle fid dling and piano-playing as.an accom paniment to his thoughts. Paisellb's airs he preferred to any others, for he said they "interrupted" him not at all. And w'hen not engaged in any very deep thought, he liked the stir ring air of "Vive Henri Quatre." Frederick the Great was a "pretty" performer on the flute; and of 011...
HOW GERMANY HATES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
fOW GaERMA:NY HATES. •We hove had a good dealof literature te!l ing of the Allies' point of view in the pre sent strueale, and the publication of the German WVhite Paper gave us the German explanationof the causes of the war, There fore, a seotion of Dr. Fitchett's history of the month, in ' Life "for January, devoted to this special shlbjset wili be welcomed. Dr. Fitchett points out that German newspape:s have a special function. They are, in a sense, paret of thoe machinery sf Government. There are very few newspapers that do not obey the direct or indirect inspiration of the Press Department of the Wilbelmstresoe. to half a dczcn pages Dr. Fitchott gives a capital selection of extracts from the Ger man press chowing how indostriously and thoroughly the seeds of httred againsot Great Britain are sown. This is indeed the domi nant notein the newspaper li'erature of Germany to-day. Dr Fitchett holds that " when the tumult of the present war has died into silence, and the sky of the ...
GENERAL GRANT'S KINDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
GENERAL GRANT'S KINDNESS. General Grant was a kind and warm-hearted man in spite of a cer tain brusqueness of manner. There are many ,war-time inoddents that prove it, and the "Youth's Compan ion" publishes a story that General Logan used often to tell. At the time General .Logan was with General Grant at Holly Springs, Miss., and many people without money to buy provisions were forced to apply to the Northern Army in their distress. Food was always given them it they would take the oath of allegiance to the United States. One day a rickety carriage drew up before General Grant's headquarters, and from it alighted a woman and her negro driver. Ihe woman was admitted to the tent, and the ser vant stood just inside the tent flap. Only a few words nvere necessary to explain matters. An officer who had charge of such cases told the woman that she should have food if she would sign the oath of allegiance. "I cannot do that,".she said. "My hus band and three sons are fighting un der the C...
MILITARY HORSES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
MIELITARY HORSES. Robert Gun and Co. report having presented to Mr Robert Morton, buy ing for the Imperial Gorernmeut, about 40 horses at Pakenham on VWed nesday, 3 ult. A number of the best eortsW-re too young. Mr J. J. Mil lane's gun wheelers L26 to L853, the latter the finest of the class the buyer . had seeu for some months. T. Mc Cord's gunners L21 to L26 and drafts for MAssrs John Henry and .I. Start up. A. bolin, W. Doherty, J. Bunt and W. Carney, and to another buyer young draughts grazing here at LL3 per head.
DANDENONG SHIRE LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
DANDENOKG SHIRE LOAN. By advertisement it will be seen tlhat it is the intention of the Shire of Dandenoag to borrow £3230, the money to be utilised in the re-construc tion of Stud road, Dandenong, £SO1860; Governor road, Keysborough, £960; purchase of recreation ground, Spring vale, L350; and flotation expenses, etc., L50. The rate of intetrest has been fixed at 44 per cent, and the loan will be re-payable in 30 half-yearly instalments each of L149 4s Gd. Some people take objection to further borrow ing, but with the rapid growth oe population and settlemenst in the shire the now loan is not a formidablo one, and is well divided between the three Ridings.
MASTER OF ALL Published by Arrangement with Cassell's Colonial Press, Melbourne. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER XX. Robert Has Hope. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
MASTEER OF ALL BY ALMAZ STOUT Author of "Copper Under the-Gold," etc., etc. Published by Arrangement with Cassell's Colonial Press, Melbourne. All. Rights Reserved. 'OHAPTER XX. Robert Has Hope. A few afternoons later Robert call 'ed in for a cup of tea. "Has Mrs. Burnand been here?" he asked. "I met her a few yards down the street." "Yes; she is feeling a little low, and was good enough to say she thought I should cheer leir up. YoiI know Alec has gone abroath" " lBrw bhe wais going. Has he 5O~i0 for ion~'? "Fol' A a yar at least. He is going to iiak- sketches of some of the Solith African battlefields." "Whlat a weird subject for a man like Alec Burnand of all people in the 'world. Of course they'll be no earthly goodl" "I'm not S0 Sdir,'" said Sydney. "He has beeh iflifp`i'oving immensely icll gr ahd poWel- lately, in my opin ioh. That's his-he brought it to me \vhen he d;he to say good-bye yester glay ?.he pointed to a little finished sketch of one of her favorite corners of the...
PATRIOTIC. Australian Expeditionary Forces. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
PATRIOTIC. Australian Expeditlonary Forces. Engineer Geoffrey Manning, of lth troopship AS, writes Irom the lio Sea, under date Sunday, Novomber 5, to his parents in Dandoncng. A number of interesting post cards ac company the letter, which is as fol lows : On Troopship AS3, At sea (Red boa), Sunday, Nov. 29, '9i. My Dear Parents: We are now near Suez, and expect to reach there abont 10 o'clock to-morrow morning. Things are going well. and I am feeling grand. In my last letter I forgot to tell you that at Colombo we took 45 German prisoters off the Emden. They are a fine set-up lot of chaps, and it is a treat to se them doing their physical exercises. Tihey are very well trained. Yeste:day afternoon we were told we were to di . embark on Tuesday or Wednesday for ISgypt-Cairo, I think. I don't think there is anything doing there, only England is full of soldiers, and we will finish our training in Egypt, and tien go to Marseilles and the front. Buet another yarn is going around that ...
CRANBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
ORANBOURNE. Everything is very quiet here just now, and people appear to be suffering a recovery from the holiday dissipa tions. No doubt things will find a levelin a few days and we shall jog along as before. The splendid rains we have had has caused the grass to spring and look fresh and green. It- has also proved beneficial to those who had vegetable patches, and late potatoes will bs made to produce larger yields. The hay crops have nearly all been harvested, and are snugly stacked, so that the rains would not'affect them. This has proved one of the most wonderful seasons ever known in tihe district for maize crops, and some of the fields are reported to be 10ft and 12ft hight. Nearly everywhere you go you come across the corn looking splendid. The potato crop this year is also a prolific one, and a considerabe!o area is under cultivation the plants now being out in flower, and in some instances digging operations are in progress, but it is difficult to get labor, and the poor f...
MOTOR AMBULANCE A.W.N.L. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
MOTOR AM UBOLANCE A.W.N.T,. TO THE EDITOR, Sma,-Would you kindly grant m0 space in your paper to ask tile member of our branuch who hlave not subscribed towards the motor ambulance our league is presenting to the Def.nco Depart ment for the use of our men taKing part in the war, to ecnd me their donation (no matter how small) bofore thile end df this month,. as the fund closes th'uen.-Yours, etc., I. TrLunor, Hon. Sec. Dandenong Branch A.W.N.L. "Straticona," Dandenong, 12/1/15.
KOOWEERUP. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 14 January 1915
KOOWEERlUP. Genelal satisfaction was expressed here on Saturday when it became known that Mr Denis McNamara had been granted a publican's license tor pre mises to be erected by him in the centre of the town. The hotel will be an up-to-date structure of some 30 rooms, and will fill a long.felt want. In his capacity as a storekeepar and produce merchant, Mr McNamara has alwayms been most courteous, attentive, and obliging, and no one will grudge him the good luck thab has attended his persistent efforts to secure a suit able house of necrommodatibn in this growing townsbip. Apart from his other excellent qualities "Dinny" is a real good sport, and gives freely to all local institutions. No doubt the hos tel will be open for business in a few months, but not in time for St. Pat rick's Day. What a time "Denis Darling" would have if he could open his bar on that day !