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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 22 June 1917
For War Purposes only. A DEPOS3T OF 17 6 will purchase a Oortificate for £1 £4 7 6 , , £5 £8 15 O , £10 £43 15 0 ~ n £50 £87 10 0 -, £100 £875 O 0 , 0 £1000 Payabole eare from t dat Puruchase. Certifica?c3gare t:u?nsfvrahie by delivery leing payable to bearer, are ezcmpt from the \Vcalth Levy, free from Commonwealth and State Stamp Duty. Interest free of Commonwealth and State Income Tax. Every Man Can help Win the War by participating in the War Every Woman Sving Certificate.. Every Certificate purchaned Evory Child helps to bring victory closer. AppliatLea rona. &ad 1l1 tilo aloa r ea t .nka BLo SesviaS1 Bank, ave and benaflt yoursel. Buy Certificates and benefit your country. CoowaoTurra Blas or Ac? rauS A Mrara?, 177? '-i General Storekeeper and Baker. * P. O'?-allora , MAIN ROAD, PAKfINHAMI OLD. Standard Goods. Quality Always Tells. Prices Right. Flour. Chaff, Bran, Pollard, Wheat. Oats, Potatoes and all kinds of Produce Crockery and Glassware of every Descrip.ion. Ladi...
TOO LATE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
TOO LATE. *Little Mufflagtoo was a father for the first time, and nothing '-existed in the world save wife and baby. It was the other morning that, just as he . had opened his desk somewhere in the city, the 'phone bell rang. "You're wanted, air !J' shouted the - war-time office-girl. "A lady-" Rushing to the 'phone, he grabbed the receiver. "Yes, dear, what is it?" "Oh, Cuthbert, dear, come at once. Baby is-" He waited to hear no more. Fling ing down the receiver, he seized his hat and rushed into the street. With in half a minute he was being whirl ed in a taxi to the suburb where all his hopes were centred. His face was lined with anxiety as he burst into the house and ran upstairs three steps at a time. "Here I am, darling !" "Oh, you're late, Cuthbert. Baby had his little toe in his mouth, and he looked so pretty. I! wanted you to see him."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
I1 Assurance Co. Ltd. CST.8 V2. CO +707 WORKERS' CONMPENSATION i Fire. Axcident. Louesb7BnT~ush SLe sc! ^!c; am maaa gc-^C by ty!3 Coc=any4s: AGSMNTS WAN.TJ DALGVTY & Co. LTD., Gonarai lgeab lor tfc:crla. ` The Phoenic nsirc CROPS and STACKS against dania: by FIRE and Crops byaI:i5 'U bY HAIL STON ES. The Union Trustee Co. of Australia Limited HEAD OFFICE: :32 COLLINS ST., MELBOURNE. Also in Sydney and Brisbane. For terms or any other Informatton con.errnug the company, pleabe oslo or write. SAML. COORE. Mlanager. PJiLFft CWA 4ED -HYLAND'S HyLami's buy JucSiiog.. :buoken.. Turlceys at per lb. lir wmdbt. Xl yand's pay Top Prices for Uld BHe.. a' breed. lylanoil save you comlission ant wage. crate senr tree. lybrid's will mlist you a monthly price list; obtaln oue botrore aEllicg DAVID HYLAND & SONS PTY. LTD. Exportn, Ssnnltt' Freezing Works. Melbourne. PRACTICAL HYPNOTISM ii..m.n. T e.on.. id b.Iiioi Pmrn,, b Como 4. amn Gee... .:b not iiIsue. By e.m. - .b.i. byp.o. v...
Warmer. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Warmer. An old lady who owned a farm went into the fields one winter's day to see the men at work. Coming home, she said to her maid. "Betty, put the ket tie on and make those poor men some tea; it is freezing hard." She put her feet on the fender and sipped a glass of hot whisky. After a while she called out; "You need not bother about the tea., Betty, it's getting warmer now." "In m-l
Berwick News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Berwick News. Word was received here on Wednes day of the death of Gnr. Clar ence Smith, youngest son of Mr and Mrs A. Smith, of High street. He was killed in action early this month. He was one of the finest lads that left Berwick, and his death will be much regretted. The bereaved family have the sympathy of all in their sad trouble. Arrangements are being made for a special effort on behalf of the Y.M.C.A. Field Service, but it has not yet been .decided what form it shall take. The Y.M.C.A. is doing fine work not only at the front, but in all the military camps, and any move that is made to raise funds should be liberally supported. The war film " Why Britain went to war " was shown here on Wednesday to a good attendance. An appeal for recruits resulted in two young men coming forward.
Nar Nar Goon. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Nar Nar Goon. Further improvements were made to the local school grounds on Saturday last by about a dozen willing workers. Another "bee " will continue the work to-morrow. The grounds now show a much improved appearance, and the workers are deservihcg of thanks. Their efforts will be greatly appreciated by the head teacher (Mr Birss) and the children attending the school. A concert to raise funds for the British Red Cross will be held to-morrow evening. A concert is to take place at North Nar Nar Goon this evening in aid of the British Red Cross Appeal. There should be a large attendance.
THE LATE MR. W. H. BLOOMFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
THE LATE MR. W. H. BLOOM FIELD. It is with sincere regret that we have to record the death of Mr William Henry Rothwell Bloomfield, which occurred on Sunday evening, last from heart failure. The sad event was en tirely unexpected and came as a shock to the community. Mr Bloomfield was- in his 53rd year, being born at Woodend on September 12, 1864. He was the youngest son of the late Mr and Mrs John Bloomfield, of " Roth well," Bloomfield Road, Ascot Vale. His father was one of the pioneers of Victoria, arriving here in the ship '- Africa " about the beginning of January, 1857, about the time of the arrival of Governor Sir Henry Barkley. He started as a workman on Emerald Hill line, visited the diggings at Ballarat and Bendigo, and afterwards became a large contractor, eventually settling at Ascot Vale, where he died in 1876. The late Mr Bloomfield's mother was also an early colonist, arriving in Victoria in the ship " British Trident," a few months after the landing of her husband. ...
The Flower Show. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
The Flower Show. Another meeting in connection with the flower show, to be held in Paken ham on 1st September next, took place on Monday evening last, when there was a good attendance and the presi dent (Mr A. Greenwood) occupied the chair. A letter was received from Mr W. S. Keast, M.L.A., accepting an in vitation to open the show. The sub-committee appointed to draw up a prize list of the flower sections, submitted a schedule which was dealt with by the meeting. There are about 30' sections, embracing nearly. all kinds of flowers that will he available about that time. The various sections were discussed and amended where it was decided neces sary and the schedule was then passed as amended, on the motion of Cr Close and Mr J. J. Ahern. Further consideration was given to the matter of the stalls, and it was decided to dispense with the pot plant stall. in regard to some of the stalls it wap found necessary to re-arrange the workers and the following appoint ments were made: Refres...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Lueions and BEggs.-These precious articles will both ?eep splendidly for I as long as six mouths in a box of or dinary sand. The lemons must be freslly picked, then packed in rows, allowing sutlclient space so that the fruit does not touch. Then pour in a fresh layer of sand and start in rows again. When required, just put the hand in amongst the sand and take out as many as ard needed. Any body with a lemon-tree wilt thus be able to save the lemons from season to season. I have been doing this for years. and never have to buy lemons. Freshly-laid . eggs can be treated in the same way, and will be as fresh and sweet six months after wards as when packed away. How ever, they will be only suitable for cooking purposes, as the yoke will spread when the egg is broken. therefore, a couple of boxes of clean builders' sand are as good as the best ice-chest on the market, so far as keeping fruit and eggs is concerned. Sweet Potato Spinach.-The leaves an-' young shoots of th...
Railway Time Table. TRAINS TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Railway 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 8.9, Mel bourne 9.40 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.mt., 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, Dandenong 7.56, Melbourne 9.0.
Wily Wiggles. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Wily Wiggles. For the third time the commercial traveller, possessed with an energy that nothing could suppress, called upon Farmer Wiggles with his sam ples of the patent food for calves, which had won for his firm a world wide reputation. "Aw can't bee no difference in them calves of mine yet," said the farmer; hbut I 11 take another free sample." 'The commercial, not discouraged, left him a third sample, and returned again a fortnight later for an expected order. "The calves are in a moighty bad way," said Farmer Wiggles. "Aw don't think they'll live the day out." "Did you give them the food regu larly?" asked the traveller, with a long face. "0' coorse Aw did! But they got plump, so Aw sold 'em to t' butcher. Aw ain't got no calves now. so don't need any more o' t' patent food. Good morning to 'ce, sir!" There are persons who will not hesitate to put a penny In the offer tory plate-a trifle they would not think of offering to a porter for carry ing their luggage. They want a goo...
Pakenham Court of Petty Sessions. FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1917. (Before Mr V. Tanner, P.M., and Messrs A. Greenwood, J. Spencer, and Startup, Js.P.) Truancy. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Pakenham Court of Petty Sesstons. FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1917. (Before Mr V. Tanner, P.M., and Messrs A. Greenwood, J. Spencer, and Startup, Js.P.) Truancy. Several parents were proceeded against for neglecting to send their children to school, and fines ranging from 2s Gd to 5s were imposed. An Important Case. James J. Ahern proceeded against Harriet Coombs, May Coombs, and Ada Coombs for alleged obstruction of a shire employe in the execution of his duty. Mr W. Home (Home and Wilkinson) appeared for complainant, and Mr D. Herald for defendants. Mr Home asked that the three cases should be heard together, as the evid ence in each would be practically the same. .Mr Herald said he had no objection to this course. The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge. .I~ r Home then outlined the facts of the case which he proposed to put forward in evidence. He also directed attention to the Sections of the Local Government Act which gave a council power to enter private property and obtain road...
Starch From Maize.—A Successful Australian Enterprice. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Starch From Malze.--A Successful Australian Enterprise. Three,.years ago on the banks of the .Maribyrnong River the .Maize Products Pty. Ltd., at an expense of some £65,000, erected a great fac tory, and, equipping it with every mo dern facility, began the work of com merciallsinug Australian-grown maize. To-day, goods of their manufacture are to be found at practically any grocer's store In Australasia, and the enterprise is a proved success. One of the company's most successful pro ducts is "Dandy" starch. Before its making, maize starch, strangely enough (for line-grade maize is large ly grown in Australia), was little known to housewives of this country. it was, however, no experiment. In America, a country of laundering and laundered wear, it has for many years been in universal use. Its difference from, and superiority to, ordinary starch lie in its greater strength and purity. It goes further. It will not harm 'the daintiest fabrics ore cause cracking and breaking of lin ens,...
The Best Bond. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
The Best Bond. Aside and altogether apart from the patriotic phase, an Australian War Loan Bond or War Savings Certi ficate is an excellent investment. The Commonwealth War Loans already floated, and the War Savings Certificates now offered, in point of merit, rank ahead of all other Aus tralian securities and investments. Our credit is good at home and abroad-no one here, or for that mat ter, anywhere else, doubts the sta bility of the Commonwealth Govern mentiwho are the borrowers. Australia will he able to meet the interest on its War Loans, without any difliculty. Our shores are free from the invader, and thanks to the British Navy are likely to stay so. While the Commonwealth is pro secuting its share of the War vigor ously, those who are staying at home should see that the greatest production is achieved from the soil and from natural resources, also that their effort to provide their share of the War finances never for a moment slackens. War Savings Certificates are available...
The Limit of Economy. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
The Limit of Economy. Among the Japanes., economy Is held to ble a high virtue. Two old misers of Tokio were one day discuss ing ways and means of saving. "I manage to make a fan last about 20 years," said one. "and this is my system: I don't wasteu:ly open the whole fan and wave it carelessly. I open only one section at a time. That is good for about a year. Then I open the next, and so on until the fan is eventually used up." "Twenty years for a good fan!" ex claimed the other. "What sinful ex travagance! In my family we use a tan for two or three generations, and this is how we do it: We open the whole fan, but we don't wear It out by waving it Oh, no! We hold it still, like this, under our nose, and wave our face!" How is it that a young man and a girl will sit for hours together in the parlor without saying a word, and then, when it's time for him to go home, stand an hour talking in the hall? _____
That Did It. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
That DId It. His aunt was rich and elderly. She had called, unexpectedly, when he was out, and his wile was trying to enter tain her by such methods as she thought to be best conducive to their future welfare. The old lady had recently added a gramophone to her establishment, and when she heard that early that morn ing her loving nephew had made for her a record of her favorite cornet solo, she was delighted. "How nice of him!" she said. "Can I hear it?" "Well," said her niece, "we haven't tried it yet, but still, I'll put it on." It was a pronounced success, and the old lady was charmed. But her feelings changed when, after the solo was finished, the instrument brought out with fatal clearness: "Phew! If that's not good for an extra hundred in the old girl's will, I'm a Dutchman!"
Hit the Mark. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Hit the Mark. The pretty school-teacher had ask ed her class for thi best original defi nition of "wife," and the boy in the corner promptly responded, "A rib." She looked at him reproachfully, and nodded to the boy with dreamy eyes who semed anxious to say something. "Mar.'s guiding star and guardian angel!'" he said, in response to the nod. "A helpmeet!" put in a little flaxen-haired girl. "One who soothes man in adversity," suggested a de mure little girl. "And spends his money when he's flush," added the In corrigible boy in the corner. There was a lull, and the pretty, dark-haired girl said slowly, "A wife is the envy of spinsters." "One who makes a man hustle," was the next suggestion. "And keeps him from making a fool of himself," put in another girL "Some one for a man to find fault with when things go wrong," said a sorrowful little maiden. "Stop there," said the pretty school teacher; "that's the best definition." "Sorry we haven't got any rat-poi son left to give you, but...
Risks Avoided. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Risks Avoided. ".John Henry," said Mrs. Pcddicord to her husband. "as soon as you get through your supper I want you to take up the carpet ; the sitting-room so that [ can have .t cleaned." "Maria Jane," replied John Henry, "let me tell you of a sad occurrence whicn happened a few days ago." "'Well?" snapped Maria Jane. "A man, whose name I have forgot ten. but which can be ascertained if necessary, for the newspaper, in which I saw the account printed it in full, undertook to take up a carpet. In some way the tack extractor slfp ned and a rusty tack pierced his thumb. He thought nothing of it at the time; but in the night his thumb loegan to swell. The pain became ex cruciating. A physician was sent for. who lid his best to alleviate the poor man's sufferings, but without avail. Blood-poisoning set it, and the poor fellow died in great agony." "Well?" again remarked Mrs. Ped dicord, as her husband ceased speak ing. "Well, dear, you surely do not still insist upon your husband takin...
Sam the Sprucer. He Talks of the Manners and Customs of the French. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 29 June 1917
Sam the Sprucer. He Talks of the Manners and Customs of the French. By F. W. Thomas. "There's one thing about travel tin*." said Sam. "'t does broaden your mind. Since I went on my aig-game shooting tour in France and Gallipoli, where the gallipots come from, my mind has broadened so that my hat's split up the back and my ears stick out. It gives me a fright sul headache sometimes. "But I've got a larger view of things -a more open outlook. Take the Frenth, for example. I've quite come to like the French people. There was a girl in itunen, for instance. Pretty killd, with eyes like blackber ries. a nose like a cherry, and lips as red as tomatoes. In fact, taking her altogether, she reminded you of a nice fruit salad, with cream. I pro rerly fell In love with that girl, andt I'd have married her if it hadn't been t' i har husb:and. Alas! he wa:. against It. and the course of true love had to put the skid pan on and b;ac. pedal. .laturally I found a lot of dilliculty about the languag...