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IN DEATH NO REFUGE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
IN DEATH NO REFUGE. Actors have, as a rule, a wonderful store of stories upon which to draw, but thejbare by no means all so funny as that told by Mr. Walter Passmore concerning a certain fat actor who was invariably short of breath. The poor fellow was certainly a bad actor, bue he did his best throughout the play, and it was more his mis fortune than his fault that the best he could do was .o exceedingly poor that the audience never ceased from guying" him. When, in the last scene of all, the unhappy Thespian was supposed to he shot, he probably thought that in simulated death he would enjoy tem porary peace ; but it was not to he, for even when lying dead on the ground his panting was only too vis ible to the audience, one member of whom in the 'gallery shouted to a friend on the other side of the house. "I say, Bill, look how his bel lows blow!"'-a remark that flesh and blood could not endure unnoticed. Gathering himself together, and with a look of intensely injured dig nity, t...
Beaconsfield. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Beaconsfield. Mr Geo. W. Martin's premises at Beaconsfield, situated close to the rail way station, were destroyed by fire early on Sunday morning last. The business was purchased a few weeks ago by Mr MeLaren, and a fresh stock of grocery and drapery had been put in. Everything was destroyed. The . origin of the fire is a mystery. The stock was not insured, and Mr Me Laren will therefore suffer a serious loss. Mr Ahern, clerk of works, and some of the councillors, paid us a visit a few days ago to enquire into a com plaint by Mr Chirnaide relative to the fencing on the new road leading to the station. It was decided that a few small repairs should be carried out.
THEY SAY [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
THEY SAY @ There are, and there will be, no quitters among the Allies. " Never again !" has become our battle-cry. D. Lloyd-George, M.P. What death takes from those who fall enters into those who are left standing. The number of lamps grow less, but the flame rises higher.-Mau rice Maeterlinck. Largely in vain will this war have been fought and all these sufferings endured if the peoples of the world are to fall back into a state of per manent alarm, suspicion, and hos tility.-Lord Bryce. The Hun spirit is a mask. It does not spring from within, but has been attached from outside. He does not feel brave uitil some sabre-rattling superman has labelled him invincible. -Holbrook Jackson. The aims of the Allies are well known. They are not selfish ends, not vindictive ends, but they require that there shall be adequate reparation for the past and adequate security for the future.-H. H. Asquith, M.P. I feared that war was coming and England was mentally unprepared, and I wondered how the...
Nar Nar Goon. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Nar Noar Goon. The Empire Day celebrations at the =local State school, of which Mr Birss is head teacher, were held on Thursday week and passed off most successfully., The children rendered a number of patriotic songs and Cr Cunningham gave an interesting address. A euchre party and dance takes place this evening to raise funds for the British Red Cross Appeal. Fortnightly dances are being held at Nar Nar Goon North to raise funds to pay off the debt on the local public hall. The gatherings are always en joyable and are well attended. SThe Nar Nar Goon North school committee are to make a special effort on the 29th of this month on lehalf of the British Red Cross App.al; A concert and dance has been arranged for the occasioh, and a good financial result is anticipated.
PARSNIP SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
PARSNIP SOUP. Ingredients : Three good-sized pars nips, two potatoes, one large onion. one and a half ounces of butter or substitute, one quart of water or stock, a teaspoonful of salt, a dozen black peppercorns, and two teaspooa fuls of sago. Method : Dissolve the butter in the stewpan, then place the sliced vegetables with the water, salt, and peppercorns, and boil gently for one and a half hours ; add sago, and stir until the soup thickens, then rub the whole through a sieve, or ,failing that a colander. Pour the soup into a tureen, and serve very hot. -
Ladies' Column. HARICOT SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
Ladies' Column. HARICOT SOUP. In this trying weather a basin of good thick soup is as nourishing as any preparation of pulse or of vege tables. Soup of a substantial kind should be sipped in a leisurely way. Here follows a - Spanish recipe for haricot soup ; it may be recommended on the strength of its excellence. If garlic be disliked it can be omitted, but nearly all national dishes in Spain are flavoured with it. Method : Soak a pound of haricot beans for ten or twelve hours, and boil them .unti; tender, then add a finely-shredded cab bage, a slice of fat bacon, a red chilli pod, and alittle salt. Fry a sliced onion and a tiny piece of garlic in butter, and add them to the soup. which boil very steadily for one hour. The soup must be stirred frequently whilst cooking.
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
HOUSEHOLD. HINTS. When brooms begin to wear. cut the bristles level again, and the brush will do.lts work as well as ever. Always rinse black stockings in blue water, and they will keep a good colour right on to the end. Damp knives slightly before rub bing. Yor. will find it cleans the knives quickly and much easier for yourself, and gives a very bright po lish. If new tinware is rubbed over with fresh lard and thoroughly heated in the oven before it is used, it will ne ver rust afterwards, no matter how much it is put in water. If new enamel pans are placed in a pan of water and allowed to come to the boil and then cool, they will be found to last much longer, without burning or cracking. If you want to keep the steel of your gas-stove bright with very lit tle trouble, rub it over with an oiled rag every time you use the oven and while the stove is still hot. If you have cold baked potatoes left over, don't throw them away. Dip for a moment in hot water, and then re bake till warm...
A GOOD FAMILY SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 1 June 1917
A GOOD FAMILY SOUP. Take two pounds of coarse lean beef -shin or other portion-and half a pound or lean bacon cut into thin slices ; fry them with three slices of onion and a small cabbage chopped. or half a larger cabbage. Put all these ingredients into a stewpan with two pounds of potatoes, three ounces of rice, two carrots, and one turnip sliced, two teaspoonfuls of salt, and one of pepper. At first pour over two quarts of water and set the pan over a slow fire ; skim carefully, and add by degrees two more quarts of water. Take up potatoes when done and mash them. After the soup has stewed three Eours take out the meat and allow the soup to simmer an other hour, then strain and thicken it with the potatoes rubbed through a colander. Cut the meat into small pieces and return it to the pan. Heat well, and serve with toasted sippets.
A Slacker Rebuked. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
Patriotic Variety Agent (tu "nut". loking for an engagement): No use,0 sy lad, we don't want any male im- I ersonators while the war lasts. which visited England eleven broth ers were burnt to death. An aged ? man recently in Amsterdam from Ger many told how he brought up a family )f eleven sons, every one of whom en- I teredl the air service. The eleven t young men formed part of the crew - ,f one of the destroyed Zeppelins, andl when this fell in flames in England hey all perished. .siessrs. w. iseyrioius CDO 001 k'ty. Atd. report prices tor weel? ending Hay 23, 1917:-Beet-Prime bodies, 13/- to 45/- per lOOhlbs.; medium. 40/ o 42/-. Prime fores, 34/- to 35/- per 00ibs.: medium. 31/- to 33/-. Prime ilOnd-. 52/- to 53/- per 1001bs.; medium 8/- to 50/-. Sheep-Prime light, 5%d. :o 5%d. Ib; Leavy, 5d. Lambs Mrime spring, Gd. to Gd.; heavy. ;d. to 6%d. Veal-Prime large real :rs, 6d. to 6',1d.; medium. 5'id. to >%d. Small vealers. 6%d. to Td.; mc lium. Gd. to fi6d. Small calves. CG'd....
FLYING GOOD FOR THE COMPLEXION. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
FLYING GOOD FOR THE COMPLEXION. A slip of a girl, Miss Ruth Law, who is at present visiting England w!th the object of buying one of the fast English aeroplanes, which, she says, have a great reputation in Amer-1 ica. looks quite unlike the strenuous type of sportswoman. And yet it was she who set America talking about her prowess as a flying woman last No vember when she made a record for cross-country flyingV Ifer longest flight on that occasion. when she was attempting to make for New York from Chicago without a lescent was 590 miles, the previous record held by ail American flyer be ing 452 miles. Miss Law set out on her quest for the swiftest aeroplane, built for cross country flying, which money can buy, with her eye on the great Ameri can Air Derby, which is to be flown this year. The course is from San Francisco to New York. a distance of 1.000 miles, and Mtiss Law hopes to fly 1.000 miles "at a jump," as she picturesquely says. While watching naval officers flying five year...
FROM "THE BOOK OF ARTEMAS." [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
FROM "THE BOOK OF ARTEMAS." "Now it came to pass that all th'e olung mnen went forth for to light, tad there remained only those that were old or inform and some that tad sneaked thetm through. "And because there was much wlork i :o be done, therefore did the rulers if the land send word untot the wo iten, saying. Conte ye unto the work lhops of the cities and there dot all ihose things that the youllg mlen were -ont to dto. And they came as with tme accord. "Anit they did sell merchandise in he bazaars. And so it fell out that when a man went forth for to biuy its undervestmenlts, the damsel that was in the bazaar woullllt sa:y tnto tint. What is thy need, O son of lian? "And ie was ashamed to tell her ll that which was in his heart, anti te knew not what to say; wherefore wan lie halting in his speech, and his i :ountenantce dild take on the color of ilootd. "But the maiden that did tend unto uis wants, she was in no wise ilisquiet id, and she did beseech hinl to int part unto her...
FACTS ABOUT AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
FACTS AEOUT AMERICA. The United States is a Federal Re publle consisting of forty-nine self governed States, with a central ad ministration at Washington. New York, the capital, with over 5.000,000 inhabitants. Is the second largest city in the world. The population of America is esti mated at 100.000.000, and 16.000,000 of these are of Teutonic origin. The United States is the third larg est naval Power in the world. Her principal warships are:-1st class battleships, four; armoured cruisers. ten; 1st. 2nd and 3rd class cruisers, twenty-live. Although the standing American army does not exceed a quarter of a million men, the country has an enor mous reserve to draw on. At the outbreak of the Spanish American War President McKin!ey appealed for 300.000 volunteers. In less than twenty-four hours more than 1,000.000 answered the call. President Wilson is Commander-in Chief of the national forces. and he commissions all officers therein. Under the President the control Itng body is a Se...
HOW TO BECOME A RUNNER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
Running is one of the best of exer- V ?ises for the whole body. It rounds uit a hollow chest, drives the oxygen into the farthest air-cells of the lungs. ;onaderfully increases their capacity, nd develops the leg, thigh, stomach, ind waist muscles. But it Ilmust he earned just as skating, swimming and bicycling have to be learned, and [hare are two things that mlust be ;c;lt in lui;nd by the lealrner. The ir.?t is-whether In sprinting, dis tantce, or cross-country running--to :nlt entirely on the ball of the foot, | sr, as they say on the track. "Get up | in your toes!" fly striking on the ball ( if the foot, which is a sort of natural spring-board, the runner takes a | longer stride, and thle pring that le gets enables him to lift his foot more rapidly an( repeat the stride more itickly than the runner who goes lIat-footed. As length and rapidity. of I stride are what give speed in running. t follows that a flat-footed runner cat never be a fast one. Another I -eason against poundi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
LS; w~ ''\ WORKERS' f COMP'iSATIO rint. clcclz rir SLaci> by 8::5 aa4s - S S b7' L(SI-nr ~aadrogjod AGEN'S WATNDTD 0 ALGETV& Cc'. Y MELSOURNE: = Cenem, 38e a12 for Tho Phoenix !nsure. CROPS and STACKS a3a7rfst dara:ge by FIRE and Crops ngair.ns: damnae by HAIL STONES. A telegram despatched from London on January 22. 1900. in which a poll iag result In the general election of that year was announced, has just been delivered to Mr. B. C. Afford of Witham, Essex. The telegram stuck In a crevice in the tube between the telegraph room. and was not discov-: ered until repair work was begun. The Union Trustee Co. of Australia Limited HEAD OFFICE: 333 COLLINS ST.. MELBOURNE. Also In Sydney and Brilbane. For terms or any ether Information conzerning the company, please call or write. BAML. COOKE, Manager. POULTRY WANTED-HYLANDS liyloa3's bi;y Ducc'jn1s. Chlckena. Turlreys at per lb. u.?e welght Hy?nd's pay Top Prices tor Old Hens. any breed. ayland' esave you commlsslon ands carto...
LINSEED CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
LINSEED CROPS. So far linseed has not been grown n this State on an extensive scale, Ind that grown has been for purpose tf experiment only (says the April is ue of the N.S.W\V. "Agricultural Ga :ette"). Last season a crop was sown mn the Yanco Experiment Farm and felded only about 14 bushels of seed lcr acre. This does not pay in com marison with other crops which can be trown on this area. If, however, the itraw could be utilised as well as the ieed, there would be more inducement I o plant this crop. The irrigation Lrea is certainly the most promising ifstrict in the State for linseed culti *ation, on account of a regular sup Ily of water being assured. The nost suitable soil for growing UIn ;eed is that of a rather loamy de ;crlption. The seed should be sown - n the autumn, say, any time during tpril or early part of May. The 1 mount of seed to be sown is from 01b. to 40Ib. per acre, and to this reca should be applied with the seed bout 601b. of superphosphate. The eed can be so...
CLEANING THE KAISER'S FACE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
CLEANING THE KAISER'S FACE. Few people can say that they have helped to wash the face of the Kaiser. and. when it comes to the use of tur pentine in the process, probably the only Englishman who has enjoyed the privilege is the late ,Mr. W. P. Frith: R.A. "I was painting a picture of the mar= riage of the then Prince of Wales," said M.r. Frith, in describing the inci dlent "and among my sitters was little Prince William. now Emperor of Ger many. "Hle gave me great trouble by his restlessness. and, to keep him quiet, I gave him some paints and a brush. and allowed him to amuse himself by painting on the bottom of the canvas I was working on. But he decided to paint himself Instead. "On looking around. I found that he had so daubed his face with blue paint that he looked more like an ancient Briton than a modern Ger man prince. FIts lady nurse-in-wait ing was horrified, and tried in vain to remove the mess. Finally, she ap pealed to me, and with turpentine we proceeded to cleanse the ...
DAIRYING. THE BUTTER MANUFACTURER. The Cow as a Machine. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
DAIRYINO. THE BUTTER MANUFACTURER. The Cow as a Machine. ilar material is grain, grass, hay, traw, water, and other foods, front vhich she returns us milk. This is finished product as milk. but raw lnterial for butter or cheese. The nods that make the best milk make he best growth in young animals. rhoe young animal takes the raw ma orial. milk and other foods and con erts it into blood, bone, muscle, hoot ad hair. to produce the linished pro iuct-tlie cow. Thle cow is not only tue of the most wonderfully construct :1 animals. andi a delicate and inltri ate mllachine, but she cannot always t: kept running without stopping for epatirs. While she is being run. run mr at full speed. and be sure she is ai :ot illmachiltne-as good as you can i sake tier-because it costs just as: ulch for olttive power andl repairs to I ilt the poor asl tlhe good cow imia line. To lind out which is the best ow machinlle in your herd tilse the vale anlid Babcock tester, then weed lit :,lI tile poor machine...
Australians Well Cared For. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
Australians wen carea i-or. Mr. II. M. Smeaton, one of the war work commissioners of the Australa stan Y.3I.C.A.. recently visited Fland ers in the interests of our troops and went through the town of Ypres. In an interesting account of the now fam-' ons town he says it was a most extra ordinary sight. If we conceived a town of 30,000 Inhabitants, quite de serted, every building unroofed, and the greater portion of the buildings absolutely smashed to pieces, we could form some idea of the picture of desolation the city presented. The Y.M.C.A. had four or five cellars there occupied as reading rooms and game rooms, and one or two gramophones. Those places were constantly in use. Iie met in France several Australian doctors whom he knew. It was splen did to see the great care that was taken of our men. Everything pos sible was done for their comfort and convenience. Trl-A.'r; - T rnma mh nre nn/n" in dat houie over dere onct. PIodding Pete: Did you strike any t'ing? Tired Tim: Yes; I ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
FAMOUS fiUK tK :-fAIK. PICTURE FILM ARTIST TELLS HOW TO RETAIN IT. fMiss Rosa Nor:ma,. in a reccnt Inltr lieW in Melbollrnle, lmail thi frolls, ig statement:-"Any rlaty or entle ran can riestore their hair to its n: Lural color shouild it be failin-, falling ir becoming strenked with gry', anid romote a vigorous growth -vitit thisI 'iinplre recipe, wihich they can til: at orne:--Ta:lke 1.. 0. of Ilejuivenii rompound, to which :idd ho. ?t lILy urn., shal;king well tog:ethrr, and r hl) idd enough1 water to make up ii t)o I. '5 pint). Yorr wili oe mnre thain rirprisedl at the gratifying resullts oih linedl by its rrr:. It is not a dye. and here is cionborlerletly no ftar of di.s oolored pillows from its rubbinlg off hllrng sleep. It promlr.tre? a vigorolus rowth of air, destroys dlandrllff, andr -r:tadicates erluptions aind scalp Iiiu sors. It maikes the hair beautifully oft and glossy, and h:as all the charm if bring inexpensive. Almost every chemist has these simnple ingreodlents in ...
A CURE FOR LEPROSY. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 7 June 1917
A CURE FOR LEPROSY. Considerable interest is taken not only in the United States, but in Eu rope, about the discoveries in the treatment of leprosy by Angelo Gar cia, a native of Cuba. Garcia, who is unable to read or write, is said to have cured himself of the dreadful malady. He escaped from the leper settlement at Havana, and. buried himself in the bush for some years. After many attempts to find a herbal remedy, he devoted all his attention to oil of the chaulimoga, a tree which was brought to Cuba from Burma, and which was tried by the leper doctors without success. From time immemorial it has been employ ed in the cure of leprosy, rheumatism, and skin diseases. Oil extracted from another tree, the Gynocarolia odor ata, is said to possess the same pro perties. Garcia cured himself and several others, and the fame of his success induced the Havana special ists to invite him to come to them. He consented, specifying that he was to receive no remuneration, as he wished to enable h...