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Asleep in the Dustbin. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

Asleep in the Dustbin. The dustlints of tto~ien, which the authorities of thait t~onr bost nre of thle Imolst tod(lern tiSpe int -raincre have been nearly re.ponsible for the dteath of a man. lihelL the ltdust bins hare been collectel earl3 in the morning" they; hre hookeld on to an eildless chlain whih-b carried thent tup, to the top of a fturnace and there arutomaticnlly empties them. When this was being done on Friday, a worknmn noticed what looked like a good pair of trousers in one of the dlstbins. as it was aboutt to be empitied inlto the furnace. Anxious to ~nave the garment for his own use, hie pullle thle lever whllich stops tile miovemeltt of the chain. Looking rcloset.he fould a .mlaln aIsleep ill the dustbin. T''he' man had bre?l pullt in the dlustl)in to sleep, as a joke, hyseveral comlnpanions with wtlotmi he had spent the evetlintg. and who were itiltoxicated. 4

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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JEWELS PAWNED [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

JEWELS PAWNED Messrs Hancocks and Company, jewellers, sued Messrs J R. Atten borough and Company Ltd.. pawn brokers and jewellers, to recover a. necklace, which had been pawned. or. alternatively damages for its deten tion, before the Lord Chief Justice and a special jury (says "The Dally Mail." November 25). Mr Shear na. , K.C. in opening. stated that not a word coulhd be said against the defendants. The ques tion in the case was who should suffer loss in consemluence of the sudden de parture under dramaltlc circumstances of a man who ha1l olbt:lnei Jewellery which he had not paid for and had then pawned? The man in question. Mr Lance Campbell. had been connected with some South A.\merican company. said counsel. He bought from the plain tiffs and paid for £3000 or £4000 worth of jewellery. I!e lived in Mount street. Mayfair, and owlled ;L motor car. Up to tlie time he disappeared the plaintiffs had not the smallest rea son to doubt hits honesty. In July. 111., 3Mr Campbell saw the ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Carrying a 20-ton Engine on a Cable. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

Carrying a 20-ton Engine on a Cable. T lhe strength of a--t---l cub))le is, graphi cally illstrated in a Iphotograph fronm Mexico, wher engineering plant has haod to be transported by rcablewIay over the ltio (ralde Riter. The series of "cablewhyi s erected at Elephant [lotte, New 3lexico, have lhen emlloyed to weighty allvanu tage, in transporting ninny thou sand.l, of tolns of nlnterial and tlla chinery. ltecently it waus found ne cetss.lry to transfer a 2O-ton engine across thel canyon.' TVearing the weighllt of the enllgine might too se\errely test tlh strength of a singfle Ceale,I tile etlgilo was sn'unllg across on tw-? wnales ani was safely la nded at its ilestinatioi on the other side. The length of the r-ahleways. from otn.' tower to the other s 1,i.T.) feelt : uand the heighlt of span abiove river bed i. abiout 280 feet.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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MOTOR FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

MOTOR FIRE BRIiMADE Within three years (says .'The Dally Express") it ?a expected that the Lon don Fire Brigade will become a com pletely motor-equipped fire-fighting organl-ation. London to-day possesses 97 motor appliances and two motor fire fIoats, and It is now proposed to spend £100,000 in providing 53 motor oscape vano, 43 electric escape vans, 94 petrol or petrol electric motor pumps.' 27 motor turntable ladders. 11 motor lor ries, 5 motor tenders, 15 motor cars, and a motor canteen van--a total of 249 new motor apDpiances. In three years horses will be unknown in the London Fire Brigade. Last year the London Fire Brigade received, in round figures, 5760 calls, of which 1780 proved to be false alarms, 550 chimney alarms, and 3350 actual tires. Of the latter, 45 were officially termed "serious" and 3345 °'slight" outbreaks. Thrown-down lights caused no fewer than 823 outbreaks,. 163 were caused by defective electric circuits. 185 by sparks from Ires, and 131 by m'ahaps with ca...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Speed of the Wind. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

Speed of the Wind. -4------ 1 I p to the present the greatest sjpeed of the n ind haIs nrever been nlInsllrrd, for the siinple reasoll tllat no inslrulnent hais yet beeln iiin venited rapiahle of doing s.. In -I.I ' nI n1 anemoeter ion .1it. WIashinigton registered 18O miilles n hour, lrhiclh is the highest velocity on record. ind last Novenmiar ai R.ohinson aielncinoiieter asis lblowni awany. in .faInnica, thenll registering 120 miles per hoar. . tornilado, hnter, hIows far hurilir thaii thliit. At si riouis times attempllts ilblte ielsn llnado to esti *iiiaie the velois.r of isti'l ini a tor nidoi hv ,ihsersiirg its elTetts. For inslatine. i. 187. ni toardil of pine woodl, \lais ibwil agiliisllS, ilnili right thriinu , -a telegraplh-I)ole : vhilst diiunig the s-rne stornir riniothir plank s;as driven three inches into the trnk iof a Iree. It w'is c;alcltlateil that sulcll ef fetsts cnlrd I gly ha se beenu pro Imel hy iai forte, littile less tThan that if a cnnioiioiu-hIll-that is ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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An Ingenious Defence. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

An Ingenious Defence. -4-- At 3luchen-Goladbach, an import ant ' West-(ernn manufacturing town, ;a short time ago, a deferd ant in the police-court was ques tiounedl why he ihad noti answered a suiiriions on an earlier date, tind, without further persuansion, he re plied that he had been unable to read the signature appended to the document, and therefore considered himself justified in -doubting its authenticity. The defendant's solicitor enlarged on the- poirit of the illegibility of the signature, and surprised the court intensely 1by pleading that the illegible signature rendered the documnent totally void of legal value. This original standlpoint he man aged to sruplport nsith such ai mass of legal pirecedcnlt that the -court decidedt that a - sumnons signed with an illegible signature could have no value in law.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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CANADIAN COLD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

cAYAI)IANs toLl,. .1 lllwilfedt hlls~li lK tt ~~n:- llIt tinllh r Ai 1(01 hoarl Ilnl i bal·, c glit.Illi : tll'Ceulentrl, II) gcuuiitgl t~,ei guna Ilarge' tltriti it. oillilg. 'the pa~in t~t Ittlilt entirely Ititi thu t'Ingte.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Kings in Commerce. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

Kings in Commerce, Like most really busyv men, the (erllmanll E?peror alaHnys seet?s able to findt some tilne for mlore work. .As well as attending to the affairs of his kingdom, he conducts, ill a tery thorough manner, a porcelain factory of which he is the owner. The business is a prosperous one. lind is ron on lines laid dowr n ty the Kniser. ie designs many of the goods, and, Imoreover. sometimes even engages new workmen himself. Another loyal mannufacturer of[' china is , the Emperor of Austria-: Ifungary. who employs over'a thou sand skilled lhands at his factory. The King oa Saxony owns a sinmi lar hbusiness, though it is of a less extensive nature. IA Royal hotel-orwner Lis the King of Wurtemberg, who owns two hotels that are said to nadd about £9,000 annually to his in ceome; while thetPrince of Lippm lDetmold carries toi a business in butter and eggs, as well as oswning a brick tactoey. IlusbanLs live longer than bache-* lors, and wives than spinsters. these facts are prov...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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BACILLI IN CLOTHES DUST [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

BACILLI IN CLOTIIES DI)UST In the latest issue of the Bufftrlo "SanltaNry Bulletin," Dr. F. E. Fronc zak mentions some experiments d. vised to show the ?angers of clothes' dust Clothes soiled with dried tuber culosis sputum were brushed in such a way that guInea-pigs Inhaled the dust. Garments having sputum from two to four cays old Infected all guinea-pilg. In proportion to length of time over four days the infcctiouanes dimln ished, though one pig was infected --irom sputum dust that had been dryv ing on the cloth for sixteen days.

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SUFFOCATED BY CAT [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

SUFFOCATED BY CAT A verdict of accidentally suffocated by a cat was returned at an inqcest at Rowlands' Cahtle, near Portsmouth. with regard to thn infant son of a Iaborer named Strotten (eays tile "Dailly Telegraph"). Tile aby was left itn bed by tthe mother, who presently went upstairs again. She saw a strange c wt jump off the child's face, and on examination the baby ,was furrnd to be dead.

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PANAMA CANAL [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

PANAMA CANAL Vithiout )ponlp or inaugural cere mony. and unknown to anybody ex cept those persons directly concerned. the Panama Canal has been navl eatel from the Atlantic to thile Paci tic for the first time by a steamer under its own power isays the New York correspondent of the "'Dally Telegraph" on January 9).The vessel thus honored is the old French ship alexandre Lavalley, built In- 1884. She is" a steamer of 1200 tons, has a single screw and funnel, and is equipped with three big cranes. The Alexandre Lavalley started. her trip from the Atlantic entrance early in December. and, after making various stops on the way, to help to clear away small landslides, pro ceeded through the Pedro Miguel and Miraflores locks to the Pacifictl, thus making the first trans-lsthmianj voyage. Although May had been set as the month for the official opening of the canal, it Is not believed here that the waterway will be available for general commercial use by ships of large draught until several...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

WE LSBACH THE WORLD'S BEST FOR COUNTRY LIGHTING. Air Gas Machines. The Welsbach Air Gan Ma chine Is so sim pie that a child can work it with impunlit. Suitable for Lightlng, Heat ing and Cook ing. We uar anteoe atinfac tion with all our Machines, and to prove this we will put a. machine in for one month free of charge, and if not suit. ab!e, wil! remove same free of all lost to you. Write for Catalogue. WEI.SBACH LIGHT COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED, 30 ~ LONDA S ST., TEBOUNE. W"G't-f--t-tOe wite Lvwuyn~cA4f T IN V' " N TO PATENTS Obtained rm Commonwealth and Else where for improved methods of ApplI ances, Toota, etc., of any description Fuii Information, Costs, etc., sent on application to A. O. SACBESE, C.E. AUSTRALIAN W!DOWS' FUND BUILDINGS, BJil~LDNC-S. Corner Colllns and William Sts., MELBOURNE. PLEASE 1D 3 * 0

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SOME BROWNING RELICS VALUABLE GIFT [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

SOMIE BROWNINU RELICS VALUABLE GIFT MIr F. Herbert Stead, presiding yes terday afte:rnoon at the nineteenth an niivcrrary meeting of the Browning Ball Brotherhood, at the Browning Settlemrent, V'alworth, intimated (?ays "The Daily Telegraph" of January 5) that a number of priceless Browning relics had been received from Mrs Bar rett Browning, daughter-in-law of the poet. I know no one with whom they wvould be held in more reverent keep ing thian yours, for the work associnatedc so closely with him and his." The gifts included: A soft black felt hat, marked in the leather lining "R.B."; within the lin ing. "It.B.' last hat, worn in Venice Rt.B.B.," in Robert Barrett Brownilng's handwriting. Marrliage lines of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Mroultoer Bar rett, true copy of the entry In the reg iater of marrlages, made September 12, 146 (day of marriage), enclosed in an envelope on which Is written in the ooet's handwriting "certificate of mar rtiage and bhaptlsm.-R.B." (No cer ...

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MAN IN THE FUTURE [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

MIAN IN THE FUTURE "That mian is frmed for the future, that the very structure and shlape of ilas soul points and urges himn onward, Is. perhaps, the sureut of all pledges :ibout his future'" (writes "J.f.." in The Christian World"). "Our fa;c ulties will find what they seek, what they seem made for. The eye finds light, the ear finds sound, the hand the thousand things that match its activities. "'And man's prophetic element, as it develops, as it clears itself from the faltltles which tempt its cruder efforts, as It learns its true nature and its true direction, will become more and more a1 pointer of the way. "The seer, what Is he? Is he not Just the man who sees deeper than others more clearly than others; sees right into the heart of things. into the essential equality of being; one who, from an accurate knowledge of the great spiritual forces at work in the world, can predict how they will act, and what results will come from this action? This it' Is which has made the prophet...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

I i lse For Years IHe Worked in W'et Ground, Kidney CPains and '7errible [Backache. [lements Tonic Cured "' ts Itler oa r IVrs Irono Tohlrei htti,,4rl.l ''ia ?'o1111i S.?.\.1?. Aup. , ]? I. tr. ir'o. -, nd he nitir. a trWlgonlv I?-, tllllcerl w it miner y to Ibr c iiih l Dlioi.e A heralie It iYo tld t I. rlh tgersoud, Id Io o itt lk rlii ithoit ai forl I t ill-r ie t m eidiies, ad dl illaaL aid liis bi yppitit,. t-rlie lxements Toi c. Tl4 h" fl-rst ah eDoctor, rbal L todio ef bmt Ld Ltdadids. aid srid oi itsratiim tihLt Le I waslt 21u. I cud keep han lep we-l RITE N GThOer oredir I dw moke in inod the house. I HAVEJUST TAKEN ii~cd ip lcilduitt alkfa1r, oi:loit. e rOTIL, antrid lt Oe icntelinr, d pin, ho sifer wit ine i y osp ti am. untile Itrid Cttid sti ropir. TL. firlt aid atrcodi attd ld phik ir eiOEt, Lit thE =eChiry i. l wlr Imetrld ll d in th oe tRddT IET iirprVE I CRt tI Ti HE IOiL21. I rie iiend it lep allr. oLth is i trte, a tme, ed re tin pthat CLEMEN(TS TONIC OUGHT TO B K...

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EIGHT HOURS' DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

EIGHT HOURS' DAY. The Eight Hours Committee announces elsewhere in this issue its 58th Annual Art Union, in whi h 100 prizes, of a total value of £1,000 will be distributed. The first prize is valued at L500, the second L100 and the third L50. The support accorded the undertaking jast year was so generous that the committee were enabled to donat: a very substantial sum tc the hospitals and public charities, to which the proceeds are devoted. It will be the 58th celebration of the establishment of thi.e system which enjoins "Eight hours' labor, eight hours' recreation and eight hours' rest." The commit tee has already made complete arrangements in connection with the fete, which will be held at the Exhibition buildings, on Monday, 27th April. A splendid programme of sports and amuse ments has been arranged for Eight Hours' Day, which has been declared a public and bank holiday throughout the State Numerous special attractions will be provided for adults and chil dren, the latter bein...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

To the E litr. - SIR.--Though I have been ab sent from the district for a few years, I have been mu:h it. terested in the letters re the Berwick and the Harkaway Tennis C.ubs. As the late secre tary'of the Ditr ct Tennis Asso catiod , with 3cur perm s ion I should ,ike to malke a few cornm ments. Mr Drew's letter is, in my opinion, quite correct. Tihe ma jority of the players who formed the assucition team have gone from the distiict. Mr Drew is the only one left. I c.nnot understand & y it ;should be said 'That Hat. a .ay's failure in the associa ioo matches was too much for them end that they had been dead to the tennis world ever sa ce." Con sidering that the majcrity of the members had never handled a racl t u til on the 'Glenagil" ua, t t'r Lyon's). the position of the c;,b at the final was most credit?Abe to them. Harkaway was the infant club of the asso ciation. After I left, MIr Drew tried to res~scitate the club. but or ing -i, !..i:k ,f enthusiaem amongst 'he old m...

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An £8,000 Find. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

An £8,000 Find. In October of last year a daring robbery was committed from the mail van of a Bordeaux-Marseilles express train, and among other valu ables stolel was a bundle of securi ties worth several hundred thou sanmL francs. , Four ,prisoners were arrested in connection with the theft, andc-they were to be.tried at the Assize Court on October 11th, but there was very little tangible evicdenlce against them; One of tLhe prisoners was an ex-railway elt ployee nanmed Louis Bons. A few days ago an uncle of Buns, who had been looking after the prison er's house since his arrest, sold a -ile of old wood which had been for solle time against a wall of the house. While Itlluttilg thl e woo' in a cart the torchaser discovered a hundle .contanining £8,0)00 in securi ties. which were identitied na thlce 5tolen fronm the maIl lal g between Ilordleaux and.rl.lMarseille. )sig toI this discovers- the trini of the ac cluserl will hIe piostlroned till the n'xt assize, to eS;ai~,e thle porlice...

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WHEN LITERATURE FAILS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

?~IEN LITEIRATURE I"AILS "Literature is a: failure if it does not bring us a nobler sense of life, a zest for the commonwealth mind, a spirit of fraternity towarls the race as a whole." says The Daily Herald.' It is not a. thing to keep us proud and apart, to bear us away from our neighbors and their ordeals, but to inspire us with a finer faith in them and in the general destiny."

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914

PHCEIX ASSURANOE 00. LTD. ESTD. 1782. FIRE. ACCIDENT. EMPLOYERS LIABILITY. •OSSES PA!O EXCEED £85,a.00oo.00 oues. bn bUSH FIRES and b LICWFSIHG ar mada goad by th0l Camnp?any, AGENTS WANTED vimac-~ 461 To 471 BOURXE ST., omc,: MELBOURE. OALCETY A CO. LTD.. AOSnTS. Mtr TVllding, a :teward in the G.E.R. Bervice. dliscovered f5270, :whi:h had been left In a calilt after the boat had reached thle Ilook tf oItlland. The owner carne ba:k for hi. Droperty later and rewarded the !inder with £20. A l qlantity of ilvter plttl., disr:,v ered buried !rnt w,,dt at Lianloltln, near Cardiff, has b?:een i!dentileld a: the property of Lady Orr-·ewnlg. and was taken by burglars frorn fHeath Itouse, Llanlshcna.hlout 10 years ago. TO NEW'3PAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order), Lower and Upper. Dlouhl and Treble For Sale, Cheap. COUNTR1 PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD, THIE EX('IANGI., MII:LttOf)RNE. POULTRY FOR EXPORT All Classes wanted. 'e buy by live weight. Crates lent 'Jn Commfassfon...

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