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A PERPETUAL SMOKER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
A PERPETUAL SMOKER. "h' happitest tobacco-smoker in England has permanent quarters in a West-end tobacconist's shop. He smokes all day without ceasing, ex cept to take in his lips a refilled pipe. lie can smoke any mixture, any pipe. Htie knows nothing of burnt tongue. smoker's nerves, smoker's heart, and smokers vision. He has, indeed, no tongue, nerves, heart, or vision to worry about. The happy smoker is a clever and rather mirthful invention of his to bacconist owner. All smokers know how unpieasit.nt are the first few smokes of :. .;w pipe, until it is "broken in.' Th'' happy smoker is a mechani .i "breaaker-in" .of custom ers' new ,..sn. ;ils faclal features are mer,.1 .n l:ctric'~witch and j pair of rubýer .ps. Heiis, in & t. only a? s;x'diied plate, abo,?th. siaze of a etcor-plate, on the wall dt the to bacc?,n:'=r , hop. " h, - pipes." says a customer. "'Tht... -, -. remedied," says the to bacconi t. He charges the new pipe with to?t .v?co, hands it to an assist ant...
Womans' World. MACARONI AND CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
Womans' World. MACARONI AND CHEESE. Boil Ilb. of macaroni for an hour slowly, and then strain and cut up in small pieces. Grate lb. of cheese, and melt loz. butter or good margarine ; mix one tablespoonful of flour into it, and then add half-pint of boiling milk, stirring well all the time. Add the macaroni and cheese, with pep per and salt to taste. Stir all toge ther for two or three minutes. Pour into a well-buttered pie-dish, sprinkle with brown breadcrumbs, and bake in a hot oven ten minutes.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. A little dry mustard rubbed on the hands will remove the smell of fish from them. To remove dirt from white paint use the water in which two or three onions have been boiled Add a pinch or salt to apples to make them tender. They will cook in less time and will taste better. To prevent eggs from bursting, while boiling, prick one end with a needle before placing in the water. When making a mustard plaster mix with it the white of an egg; this will prevent the plaster from causing a I blister. Two potatoes grated together in a basin of warm water are excellent for w?-ng delicate silk, flannel, or wool len `clods. When\making pastry a little lemon jitlce ad ed to the water will make it 1t,:~ln ' cr take all the taste of the :.1: ?,L . y. A N. i of vinegar and water placed ,' a; the stove will prevent the a e' of cooking from spreading :??h tlhe house. piece of bread tied in a piece : " ilin is dropped into water In ",.h greens are being boiled it will absorb the upple...
MACARONI SAVOURY. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
MACARONI SAVOURY. lb. tomatoes, 2o2. breadcrumbs, jlb. Macaroni, }lb cheese, one pint white sauce, two tablespoonfuls vine gar, seasoning. Cook the macaroni in fast boiling water for about twenty minutes till tender, adding a tea spoonful of salt to thesvater, then drain and allow to cool. Cut into inch lengths, skin tomatoes, and *grate cheese. Then grease the pie-dish with a little butter, put a layer of crumbs at the bottom of the dish, then a layer each of tomatoes, macaroni,and cheese alternately till the dish is full. Make an ordinary while sauce, add ing the vinegar ; stir the vinegar in the sauce very quickly to prevent curdling. Pour the sauce over the dish, and put in a moderate oven for half an hour till it is a nice brown. If eaten cold'this looks more appe tising turned out into a silver dish. Sprinkle the top with a little Parme san cheese and decorate with parsley and short sticks of macaroni in the centre of the shape.
MACARONI WITH TOMATO. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
MACARONI WITH TOMATO. Boil up some mnilE and water, and I add the macaroni. When cooked, strain and return to the pan, adding some butter ; toss it over the fire, serve in an entree dish with plenty of grated cheese, and pour over the following sauce : Fry an onion a got den brown, add the cont~ents of a tin I of tomatoes, a bay leaf, piece of rind of cheese, rind of bacon, two lumps of sugar, some good beef -gravy, if any, a pinch of mace, and a crust of bread. These must simmer until the sauce becomes as thick as creagn, tien-rub through a"fine sieve, re-heat, and pour over the macaroni.
SINGLE HANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
SINGLE HANDED. The "Liberte's" correspondent in Northern France given an account of a simple but impressive ceremony at P-, not far from the Somme front, where, General W-, in presence of a large number of high British and French officers, presented the Military Medal and Croix de Guerre with pilms to a British private who, by his coolness, courage, and resource, frus trated a German attack. The correspondent, who gives the soldier's name as "Jack," says Jack belonged to a battalion which had arrived in the sector of - to re lieve two French companfes In the trenches. The operation, always one requiring the utmost care, proceeded at first without incident. The Boches were freely shelling the communica tion trenches, but when the French troops were getting out of the tren ches, after wishing their British com rades good luck, the Germans hurled a half battalion to the attack. Jack by this time was in an advanced post well beyond our line, to which he had gone as a volunteer to watch ...
TREATMENT OF BURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
TREATMENT OF BURNS. The most important matter in the treatment of burns is the avoidance of poisoning, which is one of the gra vest dangers associated with burns. and often leads to serious trouble even in the case of only slight in jury. The strictest antiseptic mea sures must be taken, therefore, from the beginning. A good routine prac tice is first of all-to prick with a boiled needle any blisters that. may show themselves, first bathing the part with a solution of carbolic acid of a strength one in twenty. The whole surface affected should then be covered with a piece of soft linen or lint, which has been soaked in a so lutlon' of picric acid. This should be left on for two days. Any new blis ters should then be pricked with a needle as before, and the surface co vered with a piece of lint thickly spread with a mixture of vaseline and boracic ointment. This should be co vered with a thick layer of antiseptic wool and a bandage. If a burn actu ally becomes septic in spite of thes...
OUR WONDERFUL SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
OUR WONDERFUL SOLDIERS. A correspondent at the British front sends two stories heard at first hand at the base from men who have come out of the front line. One con cerns a mess in the front sine which was the envied of all the neighbour ing units because it enjoyed fresh ve getables every day. The cook and batman was often asked about it. His reply was invariable. "We get them from a garden near by," he al ways said. At last. the supply ceas ed. - The mess soon asked why. "We've had all there were," said the cook, "except, a few that were right on the edge of the Boche trench." Then it turned out that be had gone out every night into "No Man's Land" and gathered green vegetables from a garden which ran right down to the German front line. A chaplain told the next:-"It is astonishing," he said, "what the chaps will do to get a brew of tea, We were being badly strafe.i by the German guns when a shell set fire to a haystack just beside our lines. The illumina tion didn't lessen the st...
CHILBLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
CHILBLAINS. The amount of discomfort caused by chilblains is quite out of proportion to their seriousness, and sulfferers are usually willing to take alr.cst :av amount of trouble in orde: to pre vent their appearance. ;t must be remembered that chilblains are al most always due to defect!re circula tion, combined in many caes with pressure, sometimes with local cold. I have known one case where nhe pa tient had never had a chilblairn until one winter when he happeried to take up the study of clay modeling. The constant handling of the ccid. damp clay caused such chilblains thit his hands were for weeks almost useless from the pain and swelling. On dis continuing the modelling the chil blains disappeared, and have not since recurred. It is clear that the chief precaution to be taken is the improvement of the circulation. This should be helped by taking brisk daily walking exercise, by beginning the day with ten min utes' gymnastic or Swedish exercises; by frequent short periods of m...
HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
HOIOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN. "(no en l don't require to be told. ' he art comnies natural to them, and they understand how to please by in tuition. But others-and these the greater number-must learn in the school of experience. If you would please a woman you cannot be too careful about little things. It is just the seeming Insig nificant trifles that mean so much to her. A glance, a single word, a sigh, a: movement, may repel or charm. A woman may not be oable to analyse very deeply or say precisely where the jar comes in, but she is deeply sensitive to the significance of the little things. The small attentions andt civilitie.s of life please. A care less or perfunctory bow, a neglect to choose the road side when walking with her, a failure In attention when she speaks, may alter her whole opin ion of you. A woman liklies the sense of being taken care of. and if you look after her little creature comforts you are on the right road to her heart. if she is on a railway journey see that ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
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CABBAGE IS GOOD FOR YOU. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
CABBAGE IS GOOD FOR YOU. The common cabhage is an exe lent food. So thought the people Ancient Egypt, who always ate it f. breakfast, and even raised altars tt the vegetable. It was Introduced into England by the Romans. The ancients believed the cabbage to be a cure for all sorts of illnesses, and it certainly has high nutritive lqualitics. It contains mineral sals, calcium and iron, and if served in the right way it not only nourishes the body but destroys injurious acids in the hinod tissues. If prepared in salad form, the cab bage will lose none ct it.; nouritis ment: but it retains a large amount even if plain boiled.
Murder Below Stairs. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
Murder Below Stairs. I know they talk of llymen's flame, Or else his lighted torch. In valentines, but all the same. Why should my mutton scorch? Why should my humble piece tof steak Be blackened as a shoe? Why glass and china daily break? Then, what am I to do? Why poison me with greasy soup. Or floury melted butter? A mnian must be a nincompoop Who can't his feelings utter. Unta:;:ed dinners daily go Just through the railings, look! There's been a murder down below - Young Cupid's shot my cook!
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
FAMOUS FOR HE. HAIR. PICTURE FILM ARTIST TELLS HOW TO RETAIN IT. .Miss Rosa Norma, in a recent Inter view in Melbourne, made the follow ing statement:-"Any lady or gentle I man can restore their hair to its na turnl color should It be fading, falling or becoming streaked with grey, and promote a vigorous growth with this simple recipe, which they can mix at horrme:-Take loz. of Itejuvenl ('omponmd. to which add Ion. of Ltay Rum, shaking well together, and then add enough water to make up to 1l0o. ('= pint). You will be more thin :surprisedl at the gratifying results ob tained by its use. It is not a dye. and there is consequently no fear of dis colored pillows from its rubbing osi during sleep. It promotes a vigorous growth of air, destroys dandruff, and eradicates eruptions and scalp hr. mars. It makes the hair beautifully soft and glossy, and has all the charm of being inexpensive. Almost every chemist has these simple Ingredients in stock, or can easily get them for you from the ...
A Doubtful Compliment. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
A Deubthful Compliment. She was a nervous old thing, spend ing a day in the country, lie was the village clergyman. She was Icoking over the old church. lie was sorting the choir music in the vestry. Hearing some omne walking down the aisle, he went out and saluted the artanger. "Good-miorning. madam!" quoth he. 'Looking at our old church? Perhaps 3o0 will allow ie tal show you around?" (;Good gracious! She was quite Ilts tervd, and could only nod her bonnet at him. lIe pointed out where Cromwell had tied his horse up. and all the otier historic rights of the little church, coming finally to a fine brass put up to perpetuate the memory of : ;or mtr- vicar. "WV-il, nov. isn't it lovely?" ex clait ,d the o.d lady, driven at last In to !a:,nig something. "And I hope, ir. it will Cot he long before there •ill be .-oe, ih'lng equally uaaut'.ful .ut up with your nn:ae on it!" .ny girls won!d have a mrch jol tier :time of it if to.n'y did not jttnp to thi conchluIon that every man -.ho tal...
Very Well. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
Very Well. Walking along a road in the remote Waest of Ireland, two tourists were passing one cf the cottages-or, as they are better known in the coun try. "cabins"-of the peasantry. This particular "rahin'" was even a more than usually dilapidated specimen of its class. and the chimney, consisting mainly of tihe remlains of an old top hat., rescnted a comical. If pathetic, appearance. Tipping his friend a ,:ink. one of the tourists accosted a youtth who was sitting contentedly on a fence. "I say, my boy." he said. "does that chimney draw well?" "Shure, thin, it does." was the promatt reply; "it draws the notice o' ivery fool that passes by!"
Their Opinion. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 10 May 1917
Their Cpinion. A :=hort time ago three young giris; frunom rural Norfolk. who were enjoy in;g a trip to a large provincial town for the first time, eventually found thenlelves inside a restaurant, and they decided to have tea. bread-and butter, jam and cake. They were soon comfortably maklting the best of a square meatl. but noticed that the tea was rnot fcrlhroming. HIaving linished the food, they called hia- tthat he had net brouguht the tea. the waiter's attention, and reminded as ordered. lie simply lifted the co:y off the teapot, and showed it to them. whereupon one of them remlarkced: "Tihe wretch! Fancy hiding the tea pot!"