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"TIMES IS CHANGED." [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
" TIMES IS ?I~ISA ; II'." Mist- M\ar" fitnnril:, a No'i ,r!k Ioliti i.n, t t'll t hii it?evlint ,f ii lk iin , tron fll/,l I, i fir' -I?"lor if,,; ei't) ''r-l ' fits. o,,tt o l, i ftil'1, ,i h""isin·e iiiI k~lll~ -Itt iiirr toi'.,r ,n ?n l ri t t"i f' fL t i ll fl, ,l. - |1-,-t grti .v ii.Th' ,' r n II , h , ;r l h.and, 'th,,nt girl:; il 'I :.,i .rlivr .-hnk hi', h,*; l and Machelt(? t h, "|'lal¢)thy?,' hi" s, idl, aiOh trifirii trollth, ' thao?o? jhu n . l,-d c i, [ " yionl , ' . ir thtnt sl fs , .± 0us noarei thh gils."
BERWICK POLICE COURT. Wednesday, Feb. 25. Before Mr Harris, P.M., and Messrs G. L. Wilson and E. Vieusseux, Js.P. Travelling Without Lights [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
BERWICK POLICE CO6J0T. Wednesday, Feb. 25. Before Mr Harris, P.M., and Messrs G. L. Wilson ard E. Vieusseux, Js.P. Travelling Without Lights Constable Hehir proceeded against A. E. Witham for not having proper lights on his motor car on the night of the 31st of January. Constable Hehir stated that on the night in question the car was left standing in front of the hotel at Beaconsfield without lights, and subsequently it was driven through Berwick with only one light in front and no tail light Defendant, who pleaded guilty to the charge, said the Gipps'a I roads were so rough that it was almost impossible to keep a kero sene lamp alight. He was get ting new lights and did not think there would be any cause for complaint in the future. A fine of L2 was imposed. Alfred Ptiestly was charged with riding a bicycle at Narre Warren, witbhut a light, on the niglt of the 21st December last, ccntrary to a shire by-law. Mr J Macpherson appeared for the Berwick Shire Council and defendant pleade...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Reed. by tl1 Dei)tai Board oif iettoria, Will visit BERWVICK e?.ery TUESY.,??DYI occ?k i 5 . Consulting Rom at bIr E, W Poynters; Chlm :st.. , : : -_AIs3 PAKE NIAtI TuTesl t'y m )r;li r e -9.333 O. it. 3. Pcit(te " consuting room Gembrook Hotel PAUIv?eLss xt-raneri?Ns 2,6. Crowln, 1oridge and Poicelain Io. k a Sptcial:.3 .t Reasonab~ e Pices No:e -'M Ct(cKGI fl 1: f> tIc: tc:tttls v u .a t -lc ;iv:a .fir Anu.' S t"1L AL." ORK. Teeth exLtractedl by ,h-- most modern Paintless S;'cm. At my M= ropo'i.an addJess I h ive ti ted up in up-.o-date Surgery wit rtue very latest American Eect~?ic P;al., inciudUig a Nns?! In S" haler Nitro O.i (-Gas 'Plant, which is the very latest pro;ess f:or extracting teeth: - Inspection iuvt e.t. TEtEplrOte--WVindsor 736. iioURs g till 5.30 and 6.31 to 8. ADDRESS-22. WIILL1M I ROAD, TOORAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, I zinute Hawksburn Station - ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - WM eic1?har cit's Cliampion. Tap1?zs 1000 Gallon 25 gauge." Orb," Double Rivetted a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
FJbli'- M5&csO. THE BOIDER 4OT'E, BER W'ICK. THE OLLEFIT HOTEL IN IIE DISTRICT. Golf Links oppgc i. - Good Shooting and Driving. Large Garden and Ta'.ni Court on Premises for use of Visitors. Billiards. - Stb!lirg. -- Velhic!es for Hire. d" Motor C;.:- i arties and Cyclisits catered for. Large E. •:, for Meetings Free of Charge. : -:nk-end Visitors catered for. JO1O 1 P. fl) TRI )DO, Proprietor. Phone Berwick f. Late oif Broken River HIotel, Benalla. Gxpps1.4xN$ MOTEL SEACCNSFIELD A. B. BRAGG, Licensee. Good Aceccamr.c~t.+tn. Week-end Visitors Catered For, Fi.hing and $icoting. Golf Links in Preraration. Bil!iards. Good Stabling. -- MOTOR CARS FOR HIRiE. .+ Conilonweialtbh Azi . .anI~nk or mustraiia HEAD OFFICE , = '-7 SYDNEY Ths Baltk is op-n for attll clt. ,.. GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS ot EQUITABLE BUILDING, COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE at iydnhey. Coanerr Ade'..-l , Pernh. lolart, t:ri~tnne, I?Lkhtae-t. Townivillet. alnd ao. (Oble r.tlittance, iale to, a~ t d: t ran on ftrei ...
FAREWELL TO THE PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
FARFWE\V LL TO THE PRESI DENT. At the close of the meeting the President, who leaves for England next month, was enter tained. Mr Wiison said that seeing Mr Greenwood was going to Eng land, and it was his last meeting with them for some time, he was sure they would all join with him in wishing their president a pleasant holiday They all hoped he would p-ofit by the trip and return with renewed energies to continue his work for the society, taking up the position which he. was now vacating. During his term as president he kept up interest in the society and they were able to show a profit du-ing the past two years. They hoped that when he re turned he Wvould, take up the presidentship again. Mr J. B. Pearson said that Mr Greenwood had proved himself an excellent president. He was well-known and in his quiet, winning way amongst the people he had done much to help on the society. All hoped that both he and Mrs Greenwcod would be much benefitted by their holiday, and he wisted them God...
Painting Restored by Clever Method. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Painting Restored by Clever Method. One of thnI eserest imetiollls of Ie storing a paintiog eter us.,d lwaVs that appliel. in Nrw York recently in .trecating a canlias which. oil lc count lof its -grealt age, hald IOllecoe ulllniost us fragile o ii.lsue lpaper. The first stelp was the gluing, by lneans of a egietabl coltlpoolnld, of a thick piece of Manilla paper over the face of-the painting. The Lid tore wasi then tulrllnedl over, antd fromnt its bacik tas picked thread by thlread all the rotten canvas. At the enld of this opertion all tha)t renmanined of the original work was ia delicate shell of paint glued to a sheet . of paper. A new lpiece of callvas was then attached to the back of the paint shell by means of strong fish glue. The Manilla Spaper on the face was easily re nmoved with hot water, after which there remained the painting as be fore, but mounted upon a strong njew canvas.
OUR FARMERS' SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
OUR FARMERS' SOCIETY. A- meeting of the committee of the Morningtcn Frmers' Society was held at Triaao's Hotel on Thursday last, when the follow ing members were present : - Messrs A. Greenwood: (presi dent), W. Wilson, S. A. Sharp, R Gibb, Jas. Richardson, J. Kirklham, I Wankeand E. Henry. Anologies were received from Mr W. G. a'Beckett and Mr G. O. Lyvn. The minutes of the last meet ing were re:d and confirmed. A letter was received from the Departm:nent of Agriculture stat ing the society had complied with the conditions entitling it to participate in the Government girant to societies for the year. The I)peartment also wroti re the choke of subjects for depart mont:l I ecures during the year, and t:, e were arranged as fol lo'. s. th, fixing of dates for deli very being left to the depart ment : At Berwick-Structure and care of the hore'se hoof. At OtiHer-Grading anl mar· ketine of fruit. At Pakenham - Injuries to farm animals. At Cranbourne - Management of the farm.
Your Eyes are Like a Japs. WHY THEY LOOK DIFFERENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Your Eyes are Like a Japs. lWHY THEY LOOK DI-FFEIRNT. We call the Japinese "almond eyed" and the Chinese *slit-eyed," and rnost of us are apt to snppoue that their eyes ore of entirely Iii ferent shape frontm our own. But such is not the case. The eyes of all the races are practically alike in shape, their dilTerence in appear ance being due solely to n dilTcer ence in the opening of the lids. Atongig the Caucnsians - when .the, eyelids are drawnn open tile o,liter and inner ends of the lids form a straight, horizontal line. The lids open wide without any special ef fort, presenting tihe effect of the full Among the Chinese and tither Mongolians the lids dn not open so far, und on this icrount they are often spoken of as "'slit-pyed." Al 'so the line froit the inner to the outer corner of their eyes is not perfectly Iorizotntal. the outier end being slightly highler than the in ner corner, thus giving the effect of what is t-erniell the "almnond eye." In the Caluiasian ere the end o...
LOCAL ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
LOCAL ITEMS The annual entertainment in : aid of the funds of the Berwick Cricket Club took place in the .*Rechabite hall last Saturday eve ning, when a biograph show w..s irovided by the Independent : Pictures Company, of Melbourne. There was a fairly large attend ance and some good pictures were Sshown, but in some inst Irces the light was defective. At the ctose Mr McCann, president of the club, thanked tihe audiecce for their attendance. Tee arrange ments for the entertain-ent were male by Mr Jas. Hehii-, tie hon. secretary, and were very satis factory. The Rev. D. A. Cameron. !ir ector of home missions in the Presbyterian Chu:ch, is to 'i i Berwick next Sunday an:t cin duct the anniversary scrv'ice: t the local church Mr C:r~olon will preach at Berwick at 11 an'n 7.30 and at Harkaway at 3 Messrs G. L. Wilson and .I 1. Pearson, who are members of the executive of the Royal Agri cultural Society, have been ap pointed members of ms: of the committees, and Mr E. G(rea' es has been ...
Ancient Thermometers. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Ancient Thermometers. 'I he earliest thermo meters were of the expansion" type. antd were lduo to the exertions arnd research Of (alilea. They consisted of a glass hlth with a capillary tube attach edt. the lull> bCeisg filled with alc4 hol, which expanded ' with tvmn pcerature. the expansion being ,indi cated by the movement of the nico hol up or down the capillary. The scale on the thermometer was pure ly' an rlhitrary one. and it was% not ,until flooke, in 1681. sug gested the uielting-point of ice and the, Iailing point of water that a.ny ntteinlpt was made to obtain a. faintladnental scale of temperature. Thirty years aftert>ards, in 17T!, SFahrenheit suggested his scale. As the Y'ahrenheit scale is still the one a: tlmost universally tused by an lish uandi American engineers, it % i#ay hIe of interest to know ho.v IFah?renhelt obtainedI his scale The 'e planation generally Iteceptte is l-ie to the late Ir. Gnamgee. The' lito r fied'l point of the cnale was .deterinited l...
Declined Without Thanks. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Declined Without Thanks. The well-intentioned man overheard two women talklnt together In a tramear, and he immediately let down the portals of his ears, for the well intentioned man always goes about with a life-long hunger in his heart to insert himself into the affairs of other people. "I tell you he is a perfect tyrant," said woman number one. "I have no tdoubt of it," said the oth er. "I will listen to this poor woman's tale," thought the well-intentioned man, "and perhaps I may be able to assist the poor soul.'" "Yes; he is a regular tyrant ani despot. He has no mercy on me what ever. He rules the whole house like a Czar." '"Of course he does," said woman number two. "I shall have to offer my services to this poor, dolwn-trodden woman," thought the well-intentioned man. "Yes; he rldes over the whole of us roughshod. And sometimes, when he gets on the rampage, he breaks every thing he can lay his hands on." "Madam," said the well-intentioned man, who could stand it no longer "m...
Titles Nobody Claims. ROMANCES OF THE PEERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Titles Nobody Claims. -4--- ItI-1I.\LCES Ol" THlE PI, E'?RIAGE. The Ibetrothal of the Iucitheits of Fife to her relttie. P'rince Ar thur of (oalllallght, is a reminder th,.t the late ihakey's killlllan., .Mr. Duff. wht resides ii Alustralitl, at St. Kildl., Mellolourn.e, halls so far not troullted to ,stnhllish his right to tile l'ife e;trlIdonm int the Irish pIeerage. The honour is hlisi if he cares to claim it, hbut, realising that there is no Itroperty aittaching to the title. Mr. ) lufl 1s rso 0des?ire to i• E. tarF . Fife without adeqttlte etanns to. sustain thle dignity. 'rThugh peoplte are so eager to] allthin hotldles to their namlles, int o?en.?e sttons beriltl contributetli to the party fulls lI y I m tlllluitiOUtS illnit villdus int the hlop' of gettilng a klnigltththol., tttron,'ty. or peerage, a g;ooel tIt..tty titles tre awaitintg ciimanuts. Olit the let.ft l of the sevtootih r.nrl of lMilitown itt 1891, Ille lhonlolur he nltle durlinnt, tL no h0icr cate forwarti. hitt...
"GO I MUST" CALL OF THE ANTARCTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
"fiO I MOI~ST" CALL OP TUE ANTARCTIC. (By Sir Ernest Shackieten. in "'The Daily Mail,") "Yonder the tan,' horizon lies Andi there. byi night and day, The oldl ships draw to port again. And the young ships sail away; And come I may, hat go I moat. And if men ask me why, You· can lay the blame on the sun and slars, And the white road and the sky." I have often been asked, what valn one see in lbs cold, inhospitable regiloces at thle Antarctic? And, confronted vy a held question such as that, it is hard to give an anowrer. The mere fact that one feela what hecats calls "The dearth of hum-sn words, the roughness of moral speech." Steoa'z that there moat be an intangtible etcmething that draws one bactk to tite wild wa·stes of thre Antarctic, Andi it is there, if those of us that know it could oniy sEt it 'lawn in so many Wvordsi. Even since we were last there we have thought and dreamed of the wide stretches of snow and ice, the stience of those places where me·n never trod before, the ...
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Now that we have arrived at the season of "fair autumnal skles, when earth's ripe treasures meet admiring eyes," there is a short truce in the never-ending friendly struggle between nature and man so far as rural indus tries are concerned. Work on the farm and station, though never at a stand still, yet affords a breathing space, and the annual pay-day, so far as rural producers are concerned, having ar rived, a longing eye is turned towards the metropolis. So as to allow that happy comeination between business and pleasure which justifies a little un usal expenditure, the V.R.C. comes forward with its usual autumn pro grnamme full of rich things for race horse owners and the public alike. Country visitors and town residents alike can, during that first week In March, throw care to the winds and forget for a while that there are such things as ever-wrangling Parliaments, industrial disputes, or any other of the thousand and one troubles that go to mar the peac...
ETIQUETTE ON TOUR [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
ETIQUETTE ON TOUR An interesting point in theatrical eti quette 'was decided in Weestmlnater County Court yesterday (says "The Dailly News." December 3), in an action brought by MIr Charles Cautley, the managter of :a touring company, who clalmd £52 for wrongful dismlssal. While on tour with "The Lady Slavey" :as manager for Ilessr Percy Willoughby IKirby and HI. H. Baldwin, MIr Cautley learned that the stage manager had received a telegram with inetruct.onsi to place a certain lady in the cast. He at once wired objecting to taking instructions from a subordin ate. and was, in consequence, dismissed with a fortnight's notice. Judge Woodfall said the plaintilt act ed within hirs rights in refusing to take inetructions from a subordinate, and awarded himn £32. with costs.
PUNISHED BY KAISER MILITARY DESPOTS LOSE POSTS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
PUNISHED BY KAISER MIILITARY DESPOTS LOSE POSTS The Kaiser to-day had a long con forence at Donaueschlngen with the MIinister of VWar and the chief of his military cabinet, at which it is stated (says the Berlin correspondent of "The Daily Express.'" December 2\ that the Emperor did some extremely plain talking about the events at Zabern. in Alsace. where the popu latlon sla In revolt against the ex cesses of the Prussian garrison. The trouble began, as has been told In "The Express." with an offer by Lieutenant von Foerstner. of the 99th Regiment. of 10/ for every "Alsatian vagabond" bayoneted by a sentry. This was resented by the peo ple of Zabern. and a series of incl dents followed, culminatlng on Fri day last In an outbreak by the mili tary and the arrest of twenty-asi? cltl zens. Complaints of brutal treatment by the soldiers were made by the pri soner.s, many of whom were citizens of standing. A number of German newrspaper? to-night state that the Kaiser has ordered drastic p...
AFRICAN KING DEAD [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
AFRICAN KING DEAD Tt may be asumed with some confi dence that the persistent rumors of Menelek's death which have been citr culated periodically since his para-ytlc selzure in 1908 are, on this occasion. well founded, says T'The Times." The extent of the changeu in Abyssinian and North-East African polities involved by his death cannot yet be appraised. Mlenelek has been dead to the outer world and possibly even to Abyssinia for some years. His stripling grand son and heir. Lldj Yasou, is little known, and has still to prove his ability to cope with the pcular p:ob lems of Abyssinian statecraft. During lienelek's reign of 20years the extremely primitive civllisaotion of Abyssinia has been overlaid with a WVestern veneer, though it has not lost its original characteristics. The coun try has telegraphs and telephones. and a railway, which stops short at a point near Harrar. It has a limited but In creasing trade In rhich India sh:.ree. The main industries of Abysslnia are, however, p....
GRUESOME STORY OF A MISER'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
GRUESOME STORY OF A MISER'S DEATK. Voscue, a farmer general of Langue doc, hid the va:.st :accumulatiunu uof a penurious lifetimre in a secret subter ranean vault which he had excavated ben,?ath the wine-ceuar, accessible only through a trapdoor vwhich cused by a spring luck. At last F'osa'm, disat ieared, apl?arently c:arried asay by his master, tile devil. Sluch, at least, was the belief of his salperstitlous neigh bors when every eond and well had been searcheld, and overy inch of the country round hadl been scoured with out the discovery of his body. As sured at least of his disappearance In somo way from this world, they sold first his property and then his house. When the purchaser of his house was about to stock his wine tcllar, he descended with a light to survey the extent of Its accommoda tion. As he was peering about he etumbled over something, and lower ing the light, discovered that it was a key standing on end. Clearing away the dust and rubbish round it, he found that...
PLEASE VIVISECT US! [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
PLEASE VIVISECT USI ) In view of the somewhat belated ags ) tatton which sprung up against the statue of the vivisected brown dog of Dattersea, it is curious to note that plenty of people have offered them selves to be vivisected, for aconsider ation, within the last few years. Only last month, for Instance, a New York man suffered his finger to ue amputated for a paltry £50; while a few weeks ago two young girls allowed themselves to be partially flayed for a skin-graftieg operation, the fee paid to each by the beneficiare being £100. In another recent case, quoted by the French medical press, a young nan of the artisan class actually sold his nose to a wealthy merchant who had lost his through an accident He had to submit to have his face par tially grafted on to the face of the other subject of the experiment, and both of them had to remain fixed in this extremely uncomfortable position rigid and immobile, for over two months Under those circumstances. the sum received by the los...