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DISTRICT NEWS. YANNATHAN. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
P.InSaT, IC T~t V tNt tWS. Y AN NAT II AN. The childrin attending the local State school gave, a most enjoyable concert on the 11th inot, and the entertatoinmeit gained i0 interest by reason of the novetly of the arrange meets, it bkin ot open-air concert held itt the school grounds. The wcather so often tnpropitiotms was bIantifully fine, ant the moon shone down front a clonidlese shy o:t a most atctative scene. Nutnibers of Jap anese lanterns formited festoons of light between the bttildings, and Itunig from thie branches of huge trees utnder witichl 150 seats were arranged. :A nay pole had been erected in an open space and a dance pe rfor mid by tit chiltlrent in wthite Jre a to tith ltclsgmronmtd of rose bushte in full blonom. Thte precision witlih which tcli chiltdret went through tIme satious evolutions of the dtnce retltcted credit on Mlrs Deenholm wh Ito trzaintctl them, th te ohiole na-ti r :romt smimn t finish tImeing a pronounmced succcs \misitlors arrived itotm far ttdtt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
PHOENIX ASSURANCE CO. LTD. ESTD. 1782. FIRE. A001DENT. EMPLOYERS LIABILITY. LOSSES PAID EXCEED £85,0oa00o. Lossea by USH FIRES and by LIOHTNINO are made good by thic Company. AGENTS WANTED. Vioolron 461 To 471 BOURKE ST.1 OFFIOc: MELBOURNE. DALCETY A CO. LTD.. ACINTS. Prentice-st.. East St. Kilda. September 2. 1913. Mr. Brin,-I, a mother of eleven chil dren. write to hel if possible hard-work ingd I othro who move young2 chld rena-t - teadiogR schlool. I thumbll you shroulde tuo~ke known your Pedic Pomade for the head. Its ef1ct is rmuraculous. My girls atlend thQ WVlndsor Conve'nt School. and therrl heo~ds hav~e he-~n sh~own as an exa~mple of good, the effect of Pedic P'omade. Is justice to mothers who. unfortontately. have to go out working it should be more generally known. I give you with n haOt ad av hai lalf perlosaltsr to make ainy use y·ou so ish of this Ilettr.-Yours. etc.. t (Mrs.) ALICE O'CALLAGIIAX. Pedic Pomtade for the head destereys 1;l Vermln and Nits: is sold by all...
NEW YEAR'S SUPPLEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
NE1\V YEAR'S SUPPLEMENTS Our issue this week falls on New Year's Day (ThurCsday), and we have pleasure in presenting our readers with a 'ery fine illustrated calendar, printed on specially pre pared paper. The illustrations are "A Iounliful IHarvest," ' Where the Railway does not go," " A River ScenC," " Verdant Pastures." "An Australian 1Waterway." \Ve regret that the adeertising space was limited but those of our business people who got on early reap tite benefit. \Ve hope subscribers will preserve the wvorlks of art by hangitig tihe calen dars in a conspicuous place, and if they give them a coat of varnish it will the batllt preserve the pictures. There are also the usual weekly supplements, cantaining interesting reacting for this festive season of the year. In presenting this " budget of literary wealth" to our numerous subscribers we wish them Good Health, a "A Hlar'mw AND ProsP'ER. ous NEW TEAR." A report of the Dandenong Shire Council nmeeting is printed on ouT fourth page.<...
A WIFE'S CHRISTMAS GENIUS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
A WIFE'S CHRISTMAS GENIUS. By Thomas L. Masson. "1 have a great scheme." It was but a few short weeks before the gladsome Yuletide, when the thrifty and provident wife look-ed at her hustiand with eyes int which was mnanifeslel a look of conscious pride. "I hope." said her husband sadly. "it's nothing about Christmas. I'm tired of great Christmas schemes." ' Then you are wrong." replied tiu partner of ths joys. "It is ab' Christmas. dacsr, and is simply this: Let's celcbr:ate ('hristmas this year two s'eetls later than usual." "'To weeks later!" "Yes. You see all the excitement will be over and everything will be marked down." And the fond husband clasped her In his armls. "My darling," he cried, S "you are, indeed, a genius!"
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
OBITUARJY. The death occurred on Boxing Day, of one of Dandenong's oldest settlers, in the nerson of MIr 11'illiam Masters, of Foster-st. Deceased, who was 92 years of age, had been ailing for somte time, and passed peacefully away. Mr Masters came to Dandenong 56 years ago, and se cured land in Foster street, where he had resided up to the date of his demise. The Forecters' Lodge, of which deceased was one of the oldest msembore, marched in front of the hearse, and ]3ro. \V. HI. A. Rodd, P.G iL., read the service of thu order at the grave, following the beauti. ful servtce of the Church of Eugland, performed by the Rev. E. G. Veal. Mr J. Garner had charge of the mortuary arrangemnents.
CHRISTMAS ON A DERELICT. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
CHRISTMAS ON A DERELICT. By Willard Keyes. We were snug In the cabin of the Ellen Bayne, and our captain's little girl kept asking if it wasn't time to bang her stocking. "After supper, Sweety," her mother answered, and went on with her knit ting. I lounged in my bunk, reading, and when the schooner staggered in a hol low of the sea 1 was glad to bo a pas senger and not one of the crew. The captain came below nt Rix. "\Vell, Sweety," said he, "what do you think Santy'll bring you to-night?" "Maybe he 'ii bring me a doll.' "lial'd be jolly. I hope he'll 'bring ine a let-up of foul weather." We hiiid a large cargo of cypress anti had been beating northward for a week. It had grown bitter cold, sid the gate wias now pounding us vicious ly, but Sw'ety didn't mind. 11cr head was full of Santa Claus. She was Luckedl up early, wvithi her stocking hung at the head of lier ihunk. Shortly afierwauruls tue niate cmne below. "Hlerte' the doll, Mr. Turner,' sauil the captaiin's wife. "Sweety'l b...
HONORABLE MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
HONORABLE MENTION. I'm one of those near winners who, In any competition, Almost but do not quite squeeze through The gateway of ambition; For when I try for any kind Of prize or brain invention, Under "Awards" my name I find, Wins "Honorable Mention.!' It's just the same whenever I, To mend my circumstances, For something lucrative nlply With seemingly good chances. Just as I think I've got a clnch As steady as a pension, I lose the job by halt an inch With "Honorable Mcntion." The same with love. The girl who most Aroused my heart's emotion Had several beaux, yet I made boast Of privileged devotion; Yet when I felt I had obtained Her best and solo attention, She married Muggs, andi all I gained Was "Honorable Mention." And probably 'twill be my fate When, after earthly striving, I conie at last to heaven's gate, To hear upon arriving: "Although to win a dazzling crown Was doubtless your intention, We find we hhve to hand you dowvn Our 'Ilonorablo Mention.' "
THE HOMING INSTINCT OF A CAT. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
THE HOMING INSTINCT OF A CAT. A wonderful instance of the homing instinct of a cat is described by a correspondent of "Country Life" "Our chauffeur's daughter recently came by rail from her home in Car disu to visit her father at Ripon. She brought with her, in a basket, an ordinary black tom-cat, which she has had four years, inteciding to leave him with her father. After the first day in his new home, whie his mis tress was still here, the cat disap peared and could not be found. In quiries elicited the fact that a black cat had been seen on the railway which passes near the house. Ten days later a letter arrched frocii Car dliff saying that tlhe cat had come home. "'He was in an exhausted state, with all his claws worn off and the flesh of his toes abraded. The distance be tween Ripon ancd Cardiff is filly two hundred acid fifty imiles. The cat must therefore have travelled clearly thirty miles a day. Physically that is a fairly good feat. But, if he re turned by the way he came,...
NAR-NAR-GOOO RACES AND SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
NAR-NAR.GOOO RACES AND SPORTS. Ofn'l·beonaIrere tcu-r et-.-Ex.Or Thet It burke', J.1'. Vice-preoident-'hue. (00l0on tEsq. TI'reanur.'r, flu J. J. Couacko. Julget -Urs (Carnery and a'Irey. Pony M0asurrers --Menarc .1. J. A- ro ant 3. II. S oncer. Stcrter. Plot tncin2-M r P. A.niIIInhhbUu Starter, torne Evoott- M1r M. T. Dote. Clerk of Soalce-Nir J. Carney. Saddle cloth Stcword-M er .. Smith. Ilandicappeer -Uosers I. Cnnaingham, M, Eitsclla and A. Fahey. ['rotst Stweiard:-Mieenru M. Klnaulla, Milo tourke und Mat CUnningham. C(ommnilttc-Mooeas M. OtD;ien, I'. [ori, M. Smaith, T. Ounningham, J. Malcar', I'. Woilh, J1. (uty, 'I. Snolt, I. Itutithan, I) (bitli, J. Seyrnou r, NI. ttotrke, Id. (Iatining. I d. M.Somloan. ClIrk of Caural Idt J. 4. 1t sulihou. TIm" above picnic races and sports attenduice wvas , --Day. The ablle day'8 sport 88s pro1idedcM V Dore was Icopt busy in thi secretaly's ofice all day, and Ihad no tnie for spott-he evidntly bclieved tl "all work aud 00 play.I Ihe I Pre...
GROW THE LAMBS WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
GROW THE LAMBS WELL. No single part of successful sheep husbandry is more vital to the finan cial welfare of the flock-owner than the 'growing of the lamb crop to ma turity. Every sheep man recognises the fact that quality is the predomln ant factor in the determination of market value of flock products. There is little difficulty iin securing top mar ket prices when the goods can be de livered. When il mb is dropped healthy andl robust, anti sucking a leeip-nlllting ewe, there is little trouble encounttereti to bring him to early market maturity. But the hitch comes, when adverse conditions are confronted, and prutlent judgment must be exercised to eliminate the obstacle. Flock-owners generally recognise tile Imnlortance of properly growing lie lanib crop to promote raipid gain and uniformity. The market to-day, troom every view-poitt, is discrimina tilng in favor of early maturity and autiforin q utility. Time mutton-maker tiust ibe alert to the ticmand of the market if lie hopes ...
PRECIOUS HUMAN HAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
PRECIOUS HUMAN HAIR. A lock of tocthe's hair has been valued at one thousand pounds by the St. Petersburg courts; but, though this is the most recent example of the cult of the hair relic, the practice of treasuring the hair of great men is very old. The beard of Mahomet, the favorite oath of many Moslems, is a case in point. Tile Prophet had the habit of stroking his beard as he talked. Thlose hairs which fell out n ero seized upon by the dlevout and vnlleralted as sacred relies. Thus in 1723 one of these sainted hairs was enclosed in a box of gold and covered with a crystal lid, and over it was built a mnagnilicent monumnent to pre serve the relic at Cluddapah, in the province of Balaghat. Nor is it only the disciples of great men who have set value on the hair of their heroes. The heroes themselves have realised. the sentimental if not the nmonetary value of their hair.
PHILLIP ISLAND RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
PHIILLIP ISLAND RACES. The annual mneeting of the Phillip Island Racing Club was held on Monday, in fine weather. The at tendance was good alnd lhe racing interesting. Results Maiden Novelty Pony Race, s4 a.u. Four furlongs.-F. Watson's The Snail, 8.9 (Hines), I; A. Law rence s Kitty, S.7 (Owner), 2; C. E. Morphett's Alone, 8.5 (Slocombe) 3. The Mormon 8.9, Ada 8.7, Larriki ness 8.7, Dido 7.7, and Prince Re pert 7.7 also ran. Bettidlg-6 to 4 agst Kitty, 5 to 2 agst Alone, 3 to I agst 'rhe Snail. Won easily by two lengths. Time 59 sec. Maiden Plate. One milc.-D. Burton's ch g Mistaken, 9.3 (Law rence), s IR. Forrcst's b g Sunset, 8.7 (Leeson), 2; R. Jones' bg Mi kado, 7.10 (Jones), 3. Woodstock, 8 io, and llaclkbird, 7.0, also ran. Betting.-2 to I on Mistaken, 3 and 4 to I agst ptllers. Won easily from start to finish. Time, Imini, 55t;ecs. Novelty Pony Race, i4 to 13 hands. Four and a half furlongs. A. C. Crooke's Snip, S 7 (Finelay), x; G. Slocombe's Daphine, S.g (Slocombe), a; E. ...
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
The recent destructive fire at Chelsea has caused tie lrcal resi dents to be nervously careful in handling igniiintug mcdiumis, in] no wonder. Through ttie carelessness of an inldivitutl iin usiiig Iseroseite, hundrcels of tenements have heen destroyed; tut, strainge to say, the premises on which ttie coiilagration originated escaped with comipara tively little damage. A nunmber of tihe proporhies were not insured and others only inadequately, so great loss has resu'ted. Thie South Riding valuations must necessariy be re dluced, and ttiis, considerinig tie overdrafts and loans that have been contracted, must give cause for serious consideration. The strenuous wiork put in by tie local people in cutting a break in the ti-tree be fore tlie city liremen arrived, no doubt saved from annihilitioi iiany imuoru residcnices, auedt these men deserve mention for their gallant eflorts, although the metropolitan papers gave all the credit to the tire fighters from the city. TIme above dihastron...
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
ST. MlARY'S SC-IOOL. A grand concert was held in St. Mary's school on the eve of Friday week last: 'T'ltere was a large at. tendtance, who thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment, and the Sisters are to be complimcnted for the manner in which the children vent through their parts. Miss l-tudson, who tutored the children fn dancing, also deserves credit for the way in which her pupils carried out their potioti of the programme. The following took part :- Overture, h' Hesitation," Miss G. Hackwell cantata, " Daisy Darting's Dream," chlaracters-Daisy Darling. Mirs M. lacManuis; fablty queen, Miss E. Tod,; nurse, Miss MtI. Hog:ntt. Dance, Miss L. 11ope; Irish airs, St. Mary's Orchtestra; dance, Miss E. Payne. Cantata, " Bogus School Inspector," characters--Valet, M as ' r 'T. Keating; Colottel Figg, tlas L r XV. 'Todd; 'T'eacher, Miss F. McCarthy. Dance, GraceftuI Move moents, Juniors; vocal duct, " Ave Maria," Misses M. Carroll antd K. Ttoberts; dance, bMiss F. McCarthy, D. Kelly, D. Leig...
SHEEP DIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
SHEEP DIPPING. \Ve are desired by the Chief In spector to intimatc to sheep owners that the Amonding Sheep Dipping Act 1913 ablolisltes the clean certi ficate provided under the Act Igo9, and prescribes tttat, wvith only one minor exception, all sheep and lambs must be dipped ofl shears, or kept in a securely fenced paddock and dipped within sixty days. .A return of sheep dipped must be furnished to the chief inspector, within 30 days of dipping. The periodt under which an owner' may not be compelled to dip unshorn sheep and lambs is re duced to the period, April to October, both months intvlusive.
PHILLIP ISLAND & WOOLAMAI SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
PHIILLIP ISL XND W WOOL AMAl SHIlRE COUNCIL. Prcscnt-Crs Bowman (president), \Valkcr, AItriatlh, Acllwraith, Daly, McFoc, Dickson, Hollins, Lloyd, Stecnholdt, HInIte and Nowlan. Corrveponldnce. 1rom - \. \Vest, VmntnoC, aoplyimg for s slaughtering license--Gmranted. J. E. Goldsmith, drawing* alten tioni to the absence of life-saving ap pamaims at Nilcummnmda- Rceivcl. 1,. Cock, Powlett River, reuluCst ing council to crect a small bridge ovci' a mrain-crossing-EJnUgincr to mtspect. J. Carrw, asking that shire rangel be remor.ed for three mmmontths.-Cm \Walker n oved that ranger be sus penlded un til the end of February. Carricd. J, H-Iays, Woodlcigh, stating he .vas williti to give lnud in connec ion wi . od for nothing- ~cttidi" into tIrr ? -, inOpector. Union Iakcry, forwarding /i for renewal of slnughtcring license Public \Vorlks Department, stating they had no objection to proposed road deviation in parish of Jumbunna - Recei ted. Country Roads Board, ststing it was proposed to g...
A JAY GOULD STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
A JAY GOULD STORY. Under "Labby Reprinted," "Truth" :ecalls the following classic anecdote ibout the late Jay Gould, the million dire railroad "boss." Those who have heard the yarn will, we are sure, for Slve our reproducing it for the sake at those who have not: I remember hearing, years ago, a good story about Jay Gould. He had x quantity of stock of some particular railroad which, being worthless, he was anxious to sell. His minister camne to him one morning and said to him: 'Mr. Gould, I am a poor man and I have a large family: I have managed to put by ten thousand dol lars, and if only I could double it F should not be anxious about the 'fu ture of my family if I were called away." "Ministor," said Mir. Gould, "I will tell you how to do so, provided that you will toll no oiie else." and he ad vised him to purchase largely of this particular stock for arise. The minister did so, and the stock was in great demand. But a month or two afterwards the market price fell heavily. Again...
DAD. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 1 January 1914
DAD. By Walt Mason. Dad ambles home at close of day, and, though lhe's tired and sore, he joins the children in their play upon the cottage floor. He seems to share in full the glee that stirs their hope ful heanrs. A dad adjustable is lie, a dad of many parts. Now he is slain in mimic *wars and proves a lovely corpse; aiid now he is a trati *t cars, agiin lie is a horse. He is a rooster or a mouse, a monarch or a gnome it's always Christmas in the house whein good old dad comes home! Aiid wvhen ihe's tired of being all the creatures in the zoo he leans his chair against the vall and talks an hour or two. Who ever heard such wvondrous males as dad knowvs how to tell? Of palaces in far-off vales, where mighty giants dwell; of maiden stolen from ienr bower, of knight 1mm brave array, who miares the frowning giant's power anmd takes the maid awsay. And so he talks uimtil each tot is nodding in his c' air; it's alvays Christmas in the cot whiemn good old dad is there! December's final e...