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BERWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
BERWICK. The topic of last week was the explosion in thequarry. Everything passed off satisfactorily, very few townfolk heard the report, no damage was done, tho' much was anticipated This was the largest quantity ol powder that has ever been exploded at a single shot in Australia. The result, Mr Wilson states, will pay for the expenditure, which was £Loo. A good house for the Cricketers' entertainment was recorded last Sat urday night. The Independent Picture Company provided the films -about Soo8000 feet of pictures were shown. Some were good, otber. in different. The quality of pictures screened of late seem to be on the wave. The boom likewise. Mr Geo Wilson has decided to present a new pipe organ to Christ Church of England here. Next Sunday the Presbyterian Church hold their anniversary ser vices. The Rev. Cameron, of Mel bourne, is to be the preacher, Over flowing congregations are expected at each service. The Rev, W. WVhiteside has made this church popular by reason of his ...
DANDENONG SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
DANDENONG SHIRE COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28. Preent-Ors Barris (presidcat), Abbott, 1 Prareon, Grouve, iain and nudleoy. After Lunch Or Burden took his saut. An apology was received from Cr IcQuuade who was unablo to attend through illness. FINANCE. Accounts amounting fo L884 5s were passed for payment. CORR. SPONDENCE. From Chief Inspector of Fishorips, inttimating that although experimont ing with the breeding of blackfish, he hal no stock of these fish for stocking streams, and asking " are there abso Intelv no fish in the creek at present." From Secretary Stato Bivera and Water Supply Commission, intimating that the Commission has not assumed any authority over any portion of road way abutting on allotment 12a, Parish of Lyndhurst (Coleman Estate). From Municipal Association of Vic toria' circular letter, re Amendments to the Thistle Act, forwarding Bill, and urging council to oppose Clause 9 which makes councils responsible for the oradication of thistles on Crown Lands; and re...
THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION. Party Tactics. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION. That there will be a double dissolution within a few months is now practically certain. The Senate with its over wholming.Labor majority can fling the Bills of Ministers back in their faces, with overy expression of contempt. Whilst Labor is thoroughly organ ised and has definite aims, the Liberal Party always, and inevitably, tends to slackness. Its numembers are drawn from all sections of the community, who are agreed on the one basii principle that the individual should br fTee, that there shall not be a new serf dom with the Trades Union "Boss" as the modern slave driver. But in order to ormanise aucceasftlly it is necessary to gos little further. Thre Liber? pro gramme appeals to the younger nmon, and it is they who count. That pro gramme has to be scattered broad cast, and the Primr Minister, who is us earnest in the mitter as the young eat ot those behind him, ihas to be sup ported in scattering it. Absolutely nothing can be done with out organisation....
KORUMBURRA SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
KORUMBI3URRA SHOW. The 21st annual show of the So ciety was held on Wednesday of last week, and ther were nearly 2,000 en tries. This takes the shine out of most Gippsland Societies, and the secretary, Mr P. H. W\Vatkinson, is to be congratulated on his success in gathering in the coin. The gate money amounted to £o20. There was a grand display of horses and ponies. Mr Jack McKinnon won Ist and champion for blood stallion with Right Royal, and also won with Right Royal ia horse likely to pro duce Indian remounts. D. J. Bourke, Monomeith, scored well in hackneys, gent's cob, lady's hackney, and buggy horse. Mrs F. H. Phil lips won nicely with Cordite in the high jump, the bay getting over 6ft. 6in. Alex Scott won some of the pony sections, and W. Kirkham, Lyndhurst had a good time in the sheep sections.
SHEEP SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
SSHEEP SALES. At the Flemington sheep sales on Tuesday, Cadle Bros (Dandenong), fat lambs realised 2o/. In the sheep pens Mr Gus Powell, Sweet Hills, Lysterfield, topped the market at 25'6, and were a very prime lot of wvethers. Mr John Turnbull's, "Hazeldean," Gembrook, wethers made 25/4; Mr Amos Shorts' Synd hurst merinos realised 20/; Mr. D. Gardiner's Yannathan crossbred cwes, 24/1; Mr Gus Powell's lambs at 2r/6; Backhouse Bros, Kooweerup, lambs at 15/9; Mr. Geo. Brunt's, Officer, lambs at 16/3; Greaves Bros Yannathan lambs at 17/9; Mr. D. Gardider's lambs at 18/2. These are rattling good prices for sheep and lambs from this land, which, a few years ago had not a sheep on it.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
ontmonealtl .I3anti of Etustraflia HEAD OFFIOE SYDNEY msl Bank I. open for all cunes o! GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Alo Iat Sy.dney, Canherra. Adelnile, Perth. IHohart, lriseune, Rockhampton Townville. and LondO. qObI rotitte ,-?ee .le to, and deott drrn on loreign Ipce tdirect. Poreign hills netotlAt~d and nolleotet(. Letrlen ut rredrt creecl to are port 01 t~hn nrord. tIlel necoti~tte or Iorertrdrd Ion cOllection. lentiertn t Er'hle r Or ire o" every decri ton trmaOted within the Commonn wealth. Unitent tInryttirt aLrI LabroaLd. Cullrrena opened. Itlereet p.id onfined depoile Adeances rlold wLillr 't pprnoCed I o lritien. 2SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Viotorla Osntral O1?tc e 317 COLLINS STRELT, MELBOURNI. BUrechee In the abone ritie. and 2,OOO Agenels? an Poet Omcen throllohont the Cortnmoneltk. Deposits from 1/- to £13D0. Intorest at 3? pot annuma Dposits or Wlthdrauwals mnay be mtle at any rllrtch or Agencry wilhin the Cormonwealth ,JAME...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
3DR. L. L. SLMITH 'S Practice . 71 Collins Street, Melbourne. Medicines appropriately packed and' forwarded to all parts of FEE BY IETTFRB, £1. Victoria by retuno of post. Dr. L. L. Smith's Medical Almanac, 1914, Now Ready. Order Early. Price 6d. All booksellers. DR. F. E. LANGLEY, Late of Yarram Yarram, Formerly Resident Medical Officer to the Alfred Hospital, i AS succeeded to the practice of Dr. S C.N. Simons, and may be consulted at his residence, corner of Thomas and _ Scott streets, Dandenong. ?-:l.O to i p.m.. Or,,bnboroe,&luond-a?ns, 1.O0 Sto 3p~se. . ?."-----.- A OARD. DI . A.. GIIFFITIL Uias Uommenced Practice in BER WICK. Repaire Neatly Executed. J3. MONTI, Bootmaker, Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. (Tlwo Doors from RoHal Hotel). Men's, doled and Heeled, 3ts d : Ladies' do. 2s d; Pumps do, 3i t i; Mrien', h.,nd sewn, 5'. All sorts of hsed sewn boote made to order Renairs while you wait. Nurse Wilokens, PRIVATE HOSPITAL FOR LADIES "Valetta," Robinson street, .ut-door P...
PAKENHAM UPPER [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
PAKE.;:; U.I UPPERl -A meetingofthe Progress Associa ht on was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Saturday evening. Mr Warren, vice-president, occupied the chair. After the minutes of the previous meeting ha i ,?en read and confirmed, Mr Wisewould spoke upon the advantages of having a debating society, and what rules should govern such a society. It was decided that the next meeting of the association should take the form of impromptu speeches by members present. This should prove very enjoyable and instructive. Fires have been raging all around the township, doing a great deal of damage in many cases. Taylor Bros. lost two fine atacks of hay, and the homestead narrowly escaped destruc tion. Mr Warren's potatoand maize crops were damaged considerably by the heat, and most of the settlers have fences to repair. Many orchards suffered through the loss of trees. It is a pity that thuse persons who deliberately cause bush fires are not prosecuted, as a fire means in many cases the loss...
DISTRICT NEWS. PAKENHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
Sltra eiiotr *2bzartiser. DANDEWONO, THURAsDAr, FEBRUART 26 DISTRICT NUWS, PAKENHAM, A concert, in aid of the funds of the cricket club, will be held next Saturday evening. A fine array of talent has been got together, and as tickets are going off well, the enter tainment should prove a success. Bush fires have been raging round "the town during the past week. On Thursday last Mr Ben Taylor had 40 tons of hay burnt, the fire reached within one chain of the house. Some difficulty was experienced in saving the building. The hay was not insured. A meeting ol the football club was held last Saturday to receive the resignation of the secretary, Mr E. , s Hornby, who ;s at present working r.on his block at North Pakenham. Mr T. Hallolan was appointed to the position. The annual meeting will be held next Saturday week. There will likely be some changes in tbh. team this year; three or four of last season's players are gone, while there are some half dozen new men, some ...of whom are comin...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
RIFLE SHOOTING. A number of members were out on the local range on Saturday last, and : did some very fine shooting at 200 and :: 800 yards range, as there were small cash prizes and pool shooting; also it made the praotice more interesting. SFollowing are the nesults :-J. Fisher, Sjnr. let,7s ; Chas. Anderson, 2nd, 4s; S J. Wilson, 3rd, 3s. - 'Iiero will be no practice on Satur day next, as the cadets have the use of the range for that day. On March 7th the musketry course will be commenced and carried on dur ing the month of Marhob. Members are asked to make a special effort to get the musketry through. Any members who have no means of roaohing the range, will be taken out on any Saturday, if they will forward uame and date to the Captain. As there will be small prizes given during the musketry Course this should induce members to turn out. Mi. Kirkham has been chosen to shoot in the test for the Bisley sifle team. There are three to go from Vic toria, and as there are thirty to s...
GLIMPSE OF PAST ENGLISH WOMAN IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
QiLIMPSES OF PAST - I ENGIOSH WOMAN IN FRANCE. Maidnme Louls Latour touched a sub ject of peculiar interest to English women yesterday, when, in her French lecture at the Grafton Onallerles, she dealt wtlh the death of IIHenrlotta of England, the Dulchess of Orleans (says the "n?estminster Gazette" of Novem bor 28). If was the most brilliant hour of her life when Louis XIV;.sent her to Eng land as his ambassador to arrange the alliance. Sho was never forgiven for this by the Duke, her husband, and when she returned to France on June 24, 1670. not a single member of his family paidl her the slightest attention. The Duchess was deeply chagrined. and she felt the affair much more deep ly when her husband surprised her at Versailles when site was talking poll tics with the King, and made a violent scene. She entered tile Queen's apart lelnts after that incident, and It is re carded that Mille. de Montlpensier, who saw her, observed that she "thought she had seen a dead woman walking abo...
MINISTERING CHILDREN'S LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
MINISTERING CHILDREN'S LEAGUE. A Io?ost lucewssful sd of gifts was he'd by the Dandenong Branch of the League on Wednesday, 11th inst., in St Jarmes Sunday School. The neott proceeds amounted to L17 s19, of which L12 12. will be spot to the 'Cottage lby ihe Son," and L Is towards the publication exoenses of the League'i paper, SSea lBree s." The balance is to be kept for current expenses. Thb lfCto was opened by Mhs Kennedy, of Oakwnood 'ark, and was owell otroendcd both afternoon and evenoing, Miss Hlarrison, organising secretary of the Leagoe, being presenot at night. Two con. cert items were given In the evenlng--a plaaeforto duot, and a dialogue by Misses loan anti Nolan, both of which were greatly opprlciated. The children bad worked oell for the stalle, and must be pleated to think their branch Ih contribuling so much to the ~Cottage." The commoittes hope e3on to bring the Lsagau and t doeserrvlon, unde nomliational work Into greater promnenre, no that its usefulneds may be mu...
GERARDO. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
GERARDO. Gerardo, the famous singer, is on a visit to his relative, MIr. McCarter, the stationminaster. The distinguish. ed visitor, who opens a tour ot Aus tralia, starting at Brisbane, arrived by the Otranto from Europe, having just concluded a tour of the United Kingdom. He has often been favor ed by royalty, and his appearances at Convent Garden, Crystal Palace and the Savoy have gained him the highest encomiums. Gerardo, who was born in Ballarat, and is John Kinahan in private life, is a protege of Madame Melba. The Rev. Father Gleeson intends holding an Irish concert in celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and on this occasion Gerardo has kindly consented to visit Dandenong and sing. Every advantage should be taken to make the affair a success by attending in large nun'bers and according g filtt. ing welcome to one who is acknow ledged to be as the Edinburgh paper says-' A star that stands alone in the firmament ot stars-a voice unique in musical history."
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
SPORTING. SThe Actumn meeting of the V.A.T.O. was concluded on Saturday. Mr P. T. Heywood's stable was well S represented, Don 8olvo figuring in the Alma Stakes for two-year-olds, but not getting a place. That good, but unlucky old battler, Ators, dead-heat ed with ChiChi in the Woodcliff Han diosp of 11 furlongs. W. B. Lang's Lord Grey was ninth. Andelosia re presented He) wood's stable in the rich Futurity Stakes, of 2,500 soves.. wont butat 15 to 1, but could ouly get into sixth place. The " Bratside" horse, Broadsword, couldn't raise a gallop. His stable mate, The Miser, ran third in the steeple, To wind up the meeting Heywood's stable appropriately won the last race, the Hawksburn Handi cap, with Gold Brew, and secured 200 soye. He went out at 5 to 1, and car ried 9.1 over 6 furlongs in 1.14k, which was a rattling good gallop for a four-year-old. Of the spoils of Caulfield, Mr P. T. Heywood's stable takes £457 10s, W. B. Lang 100 soya., and the '"Braeside" stable 25 soves. Gold...
DANDENONG POLICE COURT. Tuesday, Feb. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
DANDENON?O POLICE COURT. Tuesday, Feb. 24. Before MIessrs HI. Mi. Sutherland (chair man), A. W. Pearson, II. A. Lousada, J. Abbott and Dr. Taylor, J's.P. Scott and Co. v. McKenzie. Default summons, £13/5/3, Order with 18/ _.cost?.vo------- Senior-Constable Warren v. Charles Parker and William Newson-On 14th Feb., behaving in an offensive manner in Scott St., Dandenong. Constable Anderson deposed that on the night of the 14th at 11,45, he was on duty in Lonsdale street. Up near the Albion Inotel there were some men on a vacant piece of land. They went away and the defendants wentup to the frontof the MIethodist Parsonage, and were drink ing beer; they went away and walked up Scott street, where they behaved in an of fensive manner. To the Senior: The menl were making a noise, aud opening bottles of beer in front of the Parsonage. To MIr Levy : Could hear the noises 100 yards away ; first saw the men when in Lonsdal street; when in Scott street, the nien were calling out and drinking ...
DANDENONG SWIMMING BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
DANDENONG SWIMMING BATHS. CAt the Dandenong Council meetiog on Mondav st a letter was received from 11, Talbot, re swimminog baths, requesting that council take into consideration erection of suitable sanitary ccommodation the On motion of Or Pearson anti Abbott, the Health Officer to k o report re batbi Or Abbott said that hunadreds of boa and men used the baths, antd rinals were very necessary. There was a auggestlon that council take over the baths, and this should be done. The baths were very popular, The Bathe Committee had some £30 in hand, and the council had £50 for expenditure to the 'ark. anti hlie thought some of tht monoy sh ou ld b o e xpe ce n ed , o n t1ie D al0 . l . ..... thaot the mlter bhe referred to the uentr e ttlding councillorl audi onglueer.-C1 Petrson raid the matter wa one for tho BAths Corn mlitteC. Ie did to', think the council should take over the boaths. Lbt the Baths Com mittee take action and make the neceosory additions and put. the baths in clean n...
LANG LANG SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
LANG LANG SHOW. The following are the prize winners: Ayrshire Cattle. Judgee-G. L. Wilson, D. MeNabb. Bull. 3 years or over-W. C. Greavos; bull. 2 years or uodcr--WV. 3. Clerk l, L. W. Finch 2, Leu Greares 3; bull, i year or undor-W 0 Greaves 1 ani 3, Lean Oroaves 2; cow in milk--Oreaves 1 nod 2; dry cow In ealf-Greaves 1, 2 n?d ehlmploo, W Olarke ; heiflter. 3 years or under-Greaven 1 and 2; helter, 2yene o under-OCrentes I and 2; three yearling helfors--larke I, Greates 2; helter 1 year and under-Greavees I ard 3, Olarke 2; group of Ayrshires--treaves 1, Clarke 2. Fat flattli. ... Jndge*-H. Waidor, F. J. t.. - Pair tat ozon-W 0 Greave 1, D I Bou'rk 2; fat ox-Bourke 1 and 2, Greaves 3; cow or hoifer-Bourke 1, H Wildes 2, H Beattle 3; pair tnt cowa-Bourke 1 and 3, Beattie 2. Shorthb rno. Judge--R N Scott. Shorthorn hball-J. McKenzle; shorthorn cow or hlefer-McKenzie 1 and 2, W 0 rea 3 ercys. Judgea-A I Stone, D Kenney. Bull 3 years and over-S HEler 1 and champion, A Jackson 2, J Orc...
BEN JONSON AND JONATHAN WILD [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 February 1914
BEN JONSON AYD) JONATHIAN WIL,) An interesting feature in connection with the new Middlesex Guildhall at Westminster, opened last December b) Prinrlco Arthur of Connaugltt. Is that somne valutble coulnty records werr brought back into safe keeping in thr new buildlntg. One of these tells th' strange story of how Pen Jonson jus managed to escape the capital penalty Apparently In 15S9 he fought a duel with~ a fellow-actor named Spencer and killed hlm. lie escaped the gallows., lut underwent a brief term of mlnpri sonment, in the course of which -he adoipted the Catholic faith "onl trust." but abjured It 12 years later. There are also imany references in thie records to Jonathan Wildl. T'Ihere's a: grealt; art in acceptihg things as they are, nnl makinllg the best of them. A plcasanrt. :way of takltig un pleasant things will carry one success fully over many a hlard place.