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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
- VIC. TRELOAIR Jlairdresser acd Tobaconist, (Nex?t MEclanics' Hall). Most Up-to-date Saloon in the Shire. All ai?sb tics used IAnRazors Ground and Set. A Trial Solicited. Satisfaction Guaranteed. FIRST-CLASS BELLIARD TABLE. Snooker. Agent for-W. A. Lawson, Tailor. Ladies' Costumes a Specialty. Sample Materials on hand. Canada Cycle Coy. Cash or Terms All accessories stocked. Alliance Assurance Coy. AnLONG-.SE RViCE STRAM WAY OFFICER MR. CHIARLES ROCK 42 Gladen Street. East Brunswick. far 33 years in the Melbourne Tramway SCompany. writes this letter (2/4/12). which is of special interest to all Rail way anti Tramway men, to CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "In December, 1911, I caught cold and serious pleurisy. For three days my temperature was 104 degrees. My life was des paired of, but through taking the doctor's advice I live to-day, he advised my wife to get Clements Tonic, as 'THERE WAS LIFE IN THAT PdICINE.' They were the truest words he ever uttered, and I would have been dead only for t...
District News. Pakenham Upper. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Uistrict News. Pakenham Upper. Empire Day was celebrated here by, a school picnic and games, finishing with a spread tea in the school. There was a fair attendance of parents in spite of the rough, cold weather,. and everything passed off wall. Messrs McAfee and Paternoster donated lollies and biscuits. Thea local branch of the Red Cross Shave ?ust completed 90 pairs of bed sorks for A.I.F. The anniversary of the Presbyterian Sunday school will be celebrated next unday, to be followed by a social -- cning and distribution of prizes on Monday. This evening a farewell concert and dance is to be tendered to two young men at Pakenham Upper who have joirra the A.d.F. A first-class pro gramme is promised, and there should be a full house.
TRAINS FROM MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
TRAINS FROM MELBOURNE. a.m. a.m. Mondays only, 7.34, ar. Pakenham 9.14 Daily 7.52 ,, 9.27 p.m. p.m. ,, 4.30 ,, 6.2 ,, 6.40 . , 8.45 a.m. p.m. Thurs. & Fri. 11.23 ,, 1.24 Sunday 11.5 ,, 12.44 p.m. p.m. Saturday' 1..30 3.15
OVERDOING IT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
OVERDOLNG IT. "A glass of beer occasionally," was the doctor's advice, but Henry Pect shook his head. Maria insisted on his being teetotal, for the duration of the war, although there was a barrel of beer in the cellar. "Tut-tut !" said the doctor as they parted. "You must inanage to over come your wife's scruples." A week later It was Mrs. Pect who sought the medicine man with a wearied face. "I'm afraid that Henry's suffering from a nervous breakdown," she said tearfully. "lie's always thinking he can hear Zeppelins, and running into - the cellar to hide from them. And be sides; he sometimes seems so strange and aggressive in his manner." Midnight ! The clock on the man telpiece had just struck the mystic hour, and one or two of the card players suggested it was time to go home, as they were perhaps trespass ing ort the kindness of the mistress of the house, who, by the way, was not present. "Not at all," said the host, with a gracious wave of the hand. "Time is of no account. Pla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
INSCSflTER ICTES For War Purposes otily. AD cr. OF 17 G t.-ill p.urca?ase a Certificate for £1 £6 7 ,, 0 ,, £5 S15 .0 . ,, a a£10 irs 0 £50 Inr e.-a."c -d,: C,.n .w,?',alh and Sitate Income Tax. Evcr' a. ut help Win the War hy participactingia the War Every t? r -1 uoing Co.rtificatc?. Every Certificate purchased Every Ci?iidt hel': to brinz victory closer. lor.n."siion founanadu aft inntrmation it .11 It nks, Slate ýavirls B'anke Savo and bIenefit yourself. uy Cortifleato3 and boneit your country. C so'rwards~ft St.Sg". .%' i*N AttA CSA 5fard!, M17 L--: General Storekeeper and Baker. $+ P. O'Hal lorax., IAIN RO \D, PAKENHAIM OLD. Standa-d Goods. - Quality Always Tells. Prices Right. F!o'ir. Ch:Tff, Hira:. Pollard, Wheat. Oats. Potatoes and 'all kinds of P:edue tCr9 kery and Glassware of every Descrip ion. Ladie-'. Mcui'-. Youths' and Childrrn's Boots. Only one Quality - The very Best. U1t:er andl Eggs houaht. - Highest prices, any quantity. I)livery Carts - Township and District da...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Business .Notices. PAKENHAMI COFFEE PALCE. Opposite Railway Station. .- M I L S, PROPRIETOR. Commercial Room, Gcod Stabling. ExcLellent Accommodation for Boarders. Good Table. Tariff Moderate Acetylene Gas. - Daily Papers. - Piano. M-RS. E. V. -GABBETT, S (Next Coffee Pa'ace), Drapery and Millinery. A most pleasing variety of Latest Novelties for Autumn and Winter. New Season's Coats, - Attractive Blouses. Ladies' and Children's Hats. Dress Goods. - General Drapery. - Fancy Goods. Haberd shery, Manchester, and- Mercery. ANDERSO0N BROS., CARTERS .AND CONTRACTORS, GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR RECREATION RESERVE. ' -000 Ploughirg Done Anywhere,. Lowest Price Daywork or per Acre. New Ground Broken Up. -000 - We are Ezpert Orchard Cultivators. - Our Work in this Direction most Carefully Done. JUST - Goo TIME Samaritan .jjJ - -. g . BRONCH-ITI CURE The Grandest Remedy for COUGHS adCOLDS A dose or two is genaeraDy sufficiezet KEEP A BOlLE ` IN THE HOUSE SOLD by al CHEMIST'ssad STORES Y 'a Special ...
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, May 29th. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, May 29th. Alex. Scott and Co., Pty. Ltd., Jos Clarke and Co., and Adamson, Strettle and Co Pty. Ltd., conjointly,report: A good yarding of all classes of cattle. Milkers and springers wiere easier ex cept for a few good cows, one pedi greed Ayrshire milker making £36. Some of the principal sales were as . follows :-M. McGrath one at £36, J. Knowles one at £26, H. G. Gamble four to £25, averaging £22 10s, Geo. Keys two to £22, J. McFarlane one at £21 15s, S. Kingston two to £22, E. Higgins one at £21 17s 6d, J. Latta one at £20 5s, Geo. Brunt one £22, Burgess and Turner, one at £22, S. - Aurish one at £21 5s, J. Lockers one at £19, P. Einsiedel three to £19, W. Lindsay one at £18 15s, W. H. Stewart one at £19, -G. J. Lehman three to £18 2s Gd, W. Robinson one at £18 5s,. Eden Bros. one at £17 10s, J. G. West three to £17 15s, McKenna Bros. three to £17, Lea Corrigan one at £17 10s, Corrigan and Shields three to £17, and drafts for others to ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
The ordinary monthly meeting of the Berwick Shire Council will be held to-morrow. A case of interest to orchardists in this district was concluded on Monday last by Judge Wasley in the Melbourne County Court. The plaintiffs were Ashley Smart and other members of the Pakenham Fruit Growers' Associa tion, and defendant was William Dunkerley and others, of King-street, cool store proprietors. Plaintiffs claimed for £350 for breach of con tract, and defendants, who denied any breach, made a counterclaim for £44l for storage rent. It was decided by his Honor that damage had resulted to certain apples sent for storage. Judg ment was delivered for plaintiffs for £100, a direction being given that £67 should go to Ashley Smart, £22 to A. Fraser, and £11 to Albert Board, de end ants to pay costs. Ratepayers would do well to note the fact that unless all rates due by them are paid by the 10th instant they will be disfranchised for the year. There is a petition being signed to get a road throu...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. WHY BROWN LEFT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
WISE AND OTHERWISE. WHY BROWN LEFT. Mr. Brown had not a very good op Anion of landladies in general until the other day, when he happened to see his bestowing a kindness on the cat. Of course he reasoned that any one who would be kind to dumb ani mals would be klpd to human crea tures, and he hastened to commend her actions. - "I'm glad to see that you give all the scrape to the cat, Mrs. Miggs." "Oh. yes, sir." she replied. "Wot I says, Mr. Brown, is, be kind to the cats. and yer'll find it saves yer 'arf the washin'-up."' -
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Railwvay Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. Pakenham 7.7 a.m., Officer 7.16, Beaconsfield 7.22, Berwick 7.27, Narre Warren 7.32, Dandenong 7.45, Mel bourne 8.47. Pakenham 7.32 a.m., Officer 7.43, Beaconsfield 7.50, Berwick 8.0, Narre Warren 8.10, Dandenong 8.29, Mel bourne 9.410 ' Pakenham 11.54 a.m., Officer 12.3, Beaconsfield 12.10, Berwick 12.16, Narre Warren 12.22, Dandenong 12.35 p.m., Melbourne 1.35. Pakenham 8.47 p.m., Officer 8.56, Beaconsfield 9.3, Berwick 9.9, Narre Warren 9.18, Dandenong 9.32, Mel bourne 10.31. Thursdays and Fridays - Pakenham 4.56 p.m., Officer 5.6, Beaconsfield 5.15, Berwick 5.22, Narre Warren 5.35, Dandenong 5.51, Melbourne 7.11. Saturdays - Pakenham 3.56 p.m., Officer 4.5, Beaconsfield 4.13, Berwick 4.18, Dandenong 4.40, Melbourne 5.45. Sundays-Pakenham 7.9 p.m, Officer 7.22, Beaconsfield 7.31, Berwick 7.36, Dandenozig 7.56, Melbourne 9.0.
BROWN WAS COOL. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
BROWN WAS COOL. Some time. ago a party named Brown had an appointment with a man in a distant city, and when the business was transacted he was urg Ed to accompany the other to a re ception. Brown consented. "Jim," he remarked, on reaching the house where the reception was held, and glancing around the room, "who is that painted old party'stack ed up against the papier-machl palm who looks like a cross between an Egyptian mummy and a circus clown ?" "That," replied Jim, with r rapid ly chilling expression, "is my wife." "Great Scot, Jim !" was the un a?baabhed rejoinder of Brown. "I went straight to headquarters for my in "-rmation, didn't I ?" 'Vr
British Red Cross Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
British Red Cross Appeal. One of the most appreciated duties carried out by the workers under the Joint War Committee of the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St. John is that of facilitating the journeys of relatives who, under special War Oflice regulations. are permitted to visit oFlicers and men who have been dangerously wounded. The military authorities arrange for the landing of the relatives in France, the papers given by the War Office entitl ing the holder to proceed to the dis embarking point. But unless the hospital is in that immediate neighbor hood there are further formalities to be gone through, which might occasion delay and anxiety, especially to persons unaccustomed to travel. It is this gap that is filled by the Red Cross in the case of relatives of officers and by the Y.M.C.A. for relatives of N.C.O 's and men. All boats arriv ing at French ports are met, relatives with Casualty permits are saved trouble with the Customs, taken to fln;uhluarters. and, if...
THE GREAT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
THE GREAT QUESTION. . Private Jenks is suffering from con science. It happened this way. His comrade Binks had received a small - tin of sardines by post. He was not selfish, but having distributed the other contents of the parcel from home among his companions in billet, he felt justified in hiding the sardines for his sole enjoyment. Jenks saw him, waited his chance, opened the tin, and ate the contents. Binks caught him just as the last small fish was disappearing. Then it was he spoke the words which are destined to haunt Jenkins all his life. "Jenky," he said, solemnly, "in the days that are to be, how will you feel when your little son asks you-'Dad dy, whom did you do in the Great War ?' "
MISPLACED GLASSES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
MISPLACED GLASSES. A traveller entered an inn where a Quaker sat by the fire. Lifting a pair of green spectacles and rubbing his eyes, which looked very inflamed, the, newcomer, in one breath, called for some brandy and made a grevious complaint about his eyes. "They are getting weaker and weak er," said he. "And now even the - spectacles appear to be no good." The Quaker looked first at him and then at the brandy. '"I'll tell thee, friend, what I think," said he, "If thou wouldst wear thy spectacles over thy mouth - for a few months thine eyeswould get well again."
Beaconsfield Upper. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Beaconsflield Upper. On the evening of Empire Day,. a "Salamagunde," organised by Mrs A. Kirkwood, of " The Steyne," assisted by the parents and friends, ladies of Red Cross, and the head teacher of the school (Mrs Tulloch), was held in the Assembly Hall. Notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather, the enter tainment proved a success, and an en joyable evening was spent. The pro pramme consisted mostly of games, many of which proved most amusing. The prizes were awarded to the winners as follows:-Mrs A. Anderson, secured the lady's prize; Mr A. Hop kins, the gentleman's prize; Miss Nellie Glismann, the, schoolgirl's prize; and Master Norton Shorthouse the schoolboy's prize; while Mr M. J. Regan won the guessing competition. Mrs Arthur Shorthouse, Mrs Kirkwood and Mrs Tulloch donated the prizes: After the games the Hoopla table attracted a great many to it, while the ladies at the refreshment table were kept busy. Mrs Kirkwood, Mrs Shorthouse, Miss C. a'Beckett, Miss McLean, Mrs G...
Berwick. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Berwick., The induction of the Rev. J. W. Murray into the charge of the local Presbyterian Church took place on the 24th instant, the special service held for the occasion being very well attended. The Rev. H. Buntine, of Dandenong, conducted the service, and was assisted by two ministers of the Flinders Presbytery. At the close of the service a.?welcome social was ten dered to Mr and Mrs Murray, when there was a large attendance. Short addresses of welcome were delivered by the Rev. A. J. Cole, Mr B. Meyer, Mr Beaumont, Mr Williamsonr and others, and Mr Murray suitably re sponded. The congregation presented the Rev. H. Buntine with a travelling rug and umbrella to show their appre ciation of the good services rendered by him in securing ministers to preach at the church during the vacancy in the charge. Mr Murray, in addition to his work here, will have the super intendence of the Longwarry mission. The Anzac Buffet Fete, to be held to-morrow, gives promise of being a great financi...
WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
WAR SLY. T S CERTIFICATES. . ".. the efforts of the Hevl i cr. ;uL: . 'entres in all States, thi. erti.i, ,.tnnittees (Win the War L?-a.u s in N-,w South Wales) are organtizing their workers in the effort to ohtain subscrihers to the War Savings Cer ti?tates and Stamps, all of which ars now available on applica tion. The Riecruiting Centres in each State are issuing supplies of posters, iealtlets, and forms of application for broadcast exhibition and distribution, which rn.uo)t fail to have an effective result. RIecorls will he carefully kept by both local committees and the Head Centres, with a view to ascertaining the respons; in each District. On the occasion of the War Loan, when an organisel effort was put forward ly the Recruiting Committees, the result was most satisfactory. While in the larger towns and more populated. districts, committees havo been, or will be formed, War Savings Groups are being organised in business houses factories, shops, busi ness ph:ces cf all descri...
Why Boys Leave The Farm. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Why Boys Leave The Farm. " Why did you leave the farm, my lad? Why did you bolt and quit your dad? Why did you beat it off to town, and turn your poor old father down? Thinkers of platform, pulpit, press, are wallowing in deep distress; they seek to know the hidden cause why farmer ?oys desert their pas. Some say they long to get a taste of faster life and social waste; some say the silly little chumps mistake the suit cards .for the trumps, in wagering fresh and .germless air against- the smoky thoroughfare. We're all agreed the farm's-the place; so free your mind and state your case!" "Well, stranger, since you've been so frank, I'll roll.aside the hazybank, the misty cloud of theories, and show you where the trouble lies. I left my dad, his farm, his plough, because my calf became his cow. I left my dad -'twas wrong of course-because my colt became his horse. I left my dad to sow and reap, because my lamb be came his sheep. I dropped my hoe and stuck my fork, because my pig becam...
Officer. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Officer. Good progress is being made with the work here in connection with the water supply to the naval base, but owing to the heavy rains some delay Ias been experienced in putting down the concrete. There are between 40 and 50 men employed, and clearing is being pushed ahead towards Pakenham end. Messrs Tivendale and Adams, the local storekeepers, are arranging to erect new premises, a step necessitated by their expanding business. The heavy rains found.out some bad - spots on our roads. One place that needs attention is on the station road where it crosses the main Gippsland road. A few loads of metal are ' re= quired to put it in repair. Mr Brydon, of Danflenong, has pur chased the property of Mr Kelly and proposes to make a number of improve ments. There was a fair attendance at the dance held here last Friday evening to raise funds for the British Red Cross appeal. The attendance would have been much larger but for the unfavor able weather. Ho-ever, a very pleasant evening wa...
Harkaway. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
- Harkaway. Several letters have been received here from district boys at the front. They have all been in the firing line, and at the Lime of writing all were well. - Good progress is being. made with the movement to secure funds to give, a welcome home to our soldiers at the end of the war. It is estimated that between £40 and £50 will be required for the purpose, and a very liberal response is being made to the appeal for funds. Mr R. Halleur is acting as collector. . A special effort is to be made here Snext week on behalf of the Red Cross. The children of the Berwick State Sschool are giving a concert, which it is hoped will be well patronised. .We have had a liberal rainfall sc far this season, the weather last week ..being very boisterous. Up to Satur day last 454 points of rain had been registered for the month. The rainfall register for the first five months of this year is as follows: --January 136 points, February 286, March 194, April 272, May 454. For the corresponding ...