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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
The local football club will hold their final social for the season in the Rechabite Hall next Wed nesday evening, the same to take the form of a plain and fancy dress dance. Prizes are to be given for lady and gent best dressed at least cost, and also for the most original costume. The price of admission will be 2s Gd. ladies to provide refreshments, and a general invitation is given to all lovers of dancing to attend. A patriotic concert will be held at Narre Warren on Friday even ing, when a first-class programme will be provided. A number of Melbourne artists are assisting and the entertainment promises to be one of the best ever given at Narre Warren. The Rev. W. S. Whiteside will conduct service at Harkaway on Sunday next. The Beaconsfield Gun Club have arranged for a clay bird match on the l2th instant. The Marshall trophy will also be shot for. A horse parade, under the aus pices of the Mornington Farmers' Society will be held in Berwick to-morrow morning at 11 o'clock. when...
THE GOLF BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
THE GOLF BALL. The annual ball under the auspices of the Berwick Golf Club took place in the Rechabite Hall on Saturday evening last. and was a great success both socially and financially. The golf club is now one of the most important institutions in the town, having over sixty financial members, and the ball was very liberally patronised. The hall was very prettily decorated, and in keepin,- with the times the flags of England and her allies cccupied an important place in the decorative scheme. The work was carried out by the ladies' committee, viz., Mes dames Griflith, Scott Sharp. J B. Pearson. A. B. Pearson, Brown and Miss Niller, who had the general management of the Sdance. Must of the dancers were in fancy costume and amongst those in disguise were many ex cellent character representations. Mrs Sharpand MrsPearson, who held pride of place for criginal costume at the 1913 ball, eclipsed their previous effort on this oc csion, appearing as queens of the South Sea Islands. Thei...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
CRICKET. The annual meeting of the As sociation was eld at the Club Hotel, Dandenong, on Tuesday, 25th. Mr H. Hogan (Pakenham) occupied the chair. Berwick wis represented by Messrs J. Hehir and O. Espie; Clyde by Messrs A. Dutf and C. Manks: Dandenong bJ Dr Langley and Messrs A. H. Kennedy, and G. Keys; Pakenham by Messrs R. Clements and H. Hogan. No re presentatives were present from Dandenong B., Kalora Park and Upper Beacsnsfield. It was stated that Dandenong B and Upper Beaconsfield would not be competing during the coming season, though it is hoped that one of them will come in to make an even number of teams. The office-bearers were elected as follows: President, W. G. a'Beckett, Esq.; vice-presidents, Messrs Hardy, Kennedy. Me Cann, Umhaeur and Walstab Patrons-Messrs Keast, Hayes, Greenwood, Keys, Manks, Mills, Rodd, Martin, Smith, Staughton and White. Hon. secretary and treasurer, Rev. A. Gates. The competition v ill commence on 3rd October, the draw for the day being as fol...
THINGS IN GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
THINGS IN GENERAL Old hair brushes which have become soft can be miade har and firm by dipping them in a solution of alum. What a rman will do conscientiously for duty's sake, a wonman will do for the sheer pleasure of doing it Det,,,nd upon it, even more tea woui.J bhe dlrunk, even lcwe.r whIskics and sodas imbibed, it each lady saw to it that really gcod tea was served tin her hc.se. The chief duty of German women eon-:sta not In attending meetings anl - J.oLstg crganiaations, but in placid work in the house and the family, that they should bring up the young gener ation in obedience, and that they should make it clear to their children th.t it Is not the object of existence to enjoy life at the expense of others. There was an interesting incident during the delivery of Roosevelt's speech recently at Fargo. A disturb ance was caused by a gentleman in the hall, who at one point of the speech amazed the audience by calling out "Liar!" Without any unnecessary fuss Roosevelt seized th...
THE HOUSEHOLD [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
THE HOUSEHOLD Passion Fruit Cream.--Requlred: 3 doz. p,:::Juion tuit. 1 pint cream, 0o. jllgar. ,0o. gelritine. Cut open the p-.ion truit, and with a spoon remove all t.Lc inkide. put ua to a s:vCe with the sugar, and rub thiuil;ghr; umix with it a ta;w drops of lemon juice and sugar to tuate; stir into the pure a pint of creat: v.hlped until it is stll; dis solve the kelatlne by putting it into cold water and stir it over the fire un til dissolved. Let it cool before using. then strain it into the cream, stirring all the time. Pour into a mould which has beenilipped into cold water and st?nd In a cool place till firm. Real Curd Cheesecakes.--Put 2 pint. of new.milk into a saucepan, and bring it to boil, then add one cupful of slightly sour milk; stir over the fire until the milk Is well curdled. then stand it by in a cool place. When qulte rold, turn it Into a hair sieve. :and carrrfully drain ot1 all the whey; piule the clurda into a basin, add three well-beaten eggs. half a cupfu...
MEDICAL MEMS. The Value of Ventilation. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
MEDICAL MENMS. The Value of Ventilation. In order to ensure health there are no grea:ter aids than clean!iness and good ventilation. While our gr:and mothers and grandfathers lived toler ably well in what we shouit now con sider Insanitary houses, there is !itt:e doubt that we all benelit itnunen.-ie'y by our improved knowledge of sanitary matters. The sanitation of a house affects people's health, nerve:, and tempers much n:ure than t!hey :Ire aware. A healthy mind is depentdcnt on a healthy body, and this c:an only be maintained by thorough kt.now~)dlc and strict attention to sanitatin. Ven t?latlon of rooms is all-Important Win dows must be open at the top to let out the heated air, which always us cends; equally important Is it to open the lower part, to admit fresh air. On damp, foggy days a short time will suffice, and, after the beds are I::ade, all but the tops of windows should be closed. The top should be left a little open at night. Have a systematic cleaning of the house...
VALUE OF BEES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
VALUE OF BEES. To give an idea of the value of bees In agriculture, It is stated by a writer that in a colony during summer con taining an average of 20,000 foragers, 80 of these fly from the hive to the pasturage every minute; therefore. taiking the working hours as from 7 o'clock In the morning to 5 In the after noon, 48,000 flights woulld be made. During each flight every bee visits at least 50 blossoms. This amounts in yound numbers to 2,000,000 for the hive in one day. The same writer rec kons that there are on the average 100 fne days when bees are able to fly. consequently 200,000,000 blossoms may be fertilised in a year by the bees of one colony. When only one-tenth of these blossoms are properly fertilised. it leaves the enormous number of 200,000,000 fertilisations to eacll col ony.
LIGHT HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
LIGHT HUMOR. In the latter part of the eighteenth century one of the members of a little scientific society in Liverpool laid a curious wager. tie bet a brother scien tist that he would read a newspaper by the light of a farthing dip at a dis tance of 2Oft. The B.S., finding the teat dfficult at even a sixth of the dis tance, cheerfully accepted the wager. The layer merely coated the inside of a shallow wooden box with sloping pieces of looking glass so as to form a concave lens, placed behlnd-hisfarth ing dip, and readily deciphered the s;mall print at the stipulated distance. The experiment was witnessed by a Liverpool dock-master. He was a thinking man, and saw great possibill ties in this learned jest. H straight way adapted the principle to Ifght house requirements, and forthwith the modern reflected light, with its miles of reflected range and untold life-sav ing powers, sprang into being.
Quite Safe. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
Quite Safe. A number of Glasgow people spent an Easter holiday at Rothesay, the popular Clyde watering-place. There was some excitement at the pier in the afternoon; a young lady fell into the water. Immediately there was a cry of alarm. One young fellow man fully jumped into the sea, and after a heroic struggle managed to get the unfortunate girl on to dry land. As he himself scrambled up the beach, the young lady held out her hand, and, greeting him effusively, said: "My dear sir, how can I ever thank you! What a risk you've run!" IHe took the proffered hand, and then, in the dry, cynical way that is characterlstic of him, answered: "No risk at all, young lady. You see, I'm married already,"
One Probable Explanation. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
One Probable Explanation. It was an ancient village. Its church was old, its cottages old, its inn was old, and its cheese was very old. But the visitor was informed that the oldest thing in it was Gaffer Gammon. "Indeed?" said the visitor. "I must see him!" For if he were really -older than the cheese, he must be well worth a visit. His host conducted hfm out into the old courtyard, under an old bridge, over an old stile, and along an old road. At last they stood be. fore the venerable and venerated hu man relic of the past. "Here we are, sir!" said the guide, proudly. "Some say be be 112 years old. Now, how d'you account for his livln' all these years?" "Well," suggested the visitor, as he I regarded the feeble husk of humanity i reclining obliviously on a bench, "per baps he's never done anything else!"I
The Power of Music. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
The Power of Music. At a tea the other afternoon the conversation turned to the wonderful power of music, when an actress told of a bagpiper walking along a road in tile country when the door of an ad Jacent house suddenly opened and an immigrated Scotchman rushed out to meet him. "Would you mind playing a few tunes in front of the house?" asked the Ilatter. "Mither is very low, and the doctor, who is now sitting with her thlnk.t that if she heard some of the good old music from home it might re v?i? her." The munlclan readily complied, and for an hour he walked up and dolwn the road in front of the house playing the airs of bonny Scotland. Fina:lly the man from the hounse again apnea'r ed. "Thank you very mucil. Sandy," said he. "Would you now mind play ing the 'Dead March'?" "'The Dead March?' " returned the bagpiper, with at look of conlcern. "Then did your mlther die?" "N'o, Sandy," answered the son, "ml ther Is getting better, hbut yotl killedi the poor doctor."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
PH~I ASSURANGE 00. E.TD. ESTD. 1782. WORKERS' COMAPENSATION. FIRI. ACCIDENT. EDSSES PAID EXCEED £90,O I baa.., b RuJ3J Fr!A and b UCKd!Mi M . Khd by laI Co~'a,.y. AQENTS WANTED. *!u481 To 471 BOURKE ST., M.TEO.LOURNE. DALCeTY & CO. LTD., ACLNTS. The farmer was vali;ne cotmlfrt ably and happlil along the lane lIding to his own .lhomestend helin uddetlY out sprang a strar:ge tog. Hi ydIied for assistanece. anr his Cry: w a; h;'·:rdl by his wite. L'ut. algas. wrh she came upon him the tog lit atrealy fastn ed his teeth In her loted on*'s calf. Quickly she Dicket up a stone and was muat about to untrl it, whir: the Ihas band realised the sew and terriblh danger he wag now srposew ti, lut with presenze of :lnat he call-I tor tier: "Mary. tary: ttog't thro'e the stone at the dog; throw ittattmee." Turkeys. Turkeys 10,000 WANTED. We buy by livr weight. Governmrent cert:ficatg It requlred. Fo: ti. Getie by pair. Crates: lent free. No corunmis· slon or cartage charg"d. S??l for Price...
Precision. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
Precision. "\Well, Pat" (from an inner room), "what are you doing: Are you sweeping out the shop?" Pat: No; Oi'm swaping out the dirt and lowlng the shop! "H?ave you ever heard Jimkins re late about the time he got half-way up Mont Blanc with one of his little nephews and no guide?" asked one man of another. "How long ago did he tell you about it?" was the evasive reply. "Last year, when he'd just got home," said the first man. "Well," said the other, "in eight months since then he has climbed the rest of the way, succored a fainting guide, and sustained a snowstorm on the summit, resuscitated two benumb ed strangers on the way down. and guided the entire party to the foot, where a group of frantic relatives was waiting!" It is estimated that the life of the average horse in bondage is twenty five years; the wild horse's age is a?o," thlirty-eight years.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 2 September 1914
B,&giness .Noteices. TEETH ,, TEETH EETE .1 T ~.d TEETH LiVr F. Nuigent Fairs Reed. by tIp Deptal Board of tietorla, Visit Berwick 2nd and 4th Tuesday I, ,,a, h month, 9 till r..5. Consulting Room at E. WV. Poynrer s. Chemist. On account of i;Ines th. Bucines.will be casrried o tender a capable operator, and I trust all my patients will continue thbir support ' in my absence, thankog them for all past favors. TLBPRONE--Windsor 736. HOURS--9 till 5-30 and 6.32 to 8. ADDRESS-224 WILLIAM &lt; ROAD, TOORAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, I minute Hawksburn Station - 'ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - WITeickhardt's C hamlpion Tanaks 1000 Gallon 25 gauge " Orb," Double Rivetted and Soldered, Cover, Strainer, inch Tap. 90s, RAIL PAID anywhere Safe Delivery Guaranteed. TA'NKS OF ALL DESCRIPTIOBS ON HAND Up to 10,000 gallons, or made to Order. Windmills Erected. Horse and Cattle Troughs Is 6d per foot Estimates Given for Plumbing and Roofing. Competent Tradesmen sent to all parts of th...
Family Secrets. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 9 September 1914
Family Secrets. A pretty ;ov.,rnest was r.monstra ting wvith her youngl hopefll, aged eight, on tilhe ground of his incorri gible laziness, endeavor!ng to impress him with the seriousness of his offence. "You must remember als'o. Harry," she continued, "that you've got to work while you are young if you want to he a successful man when you grow up. Look at your father, for In stance. Why do you think he stays late in his office three or four hours every week?' 'D'you know, Miss Jones?" he ex claimed. "Of course I do." she replied. "Well," be muttered, as he drove his hands deeper Into his pockets, "you keep it to yourself. If mother got to know there'd be a nice old row."