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AW'FLY CONSIDERATE ! [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
AW'FLY CONSIDERATE ! "Stop !" The brakes of the motor were nuddenly applied, and a pande monium of whirling wheels ensued, and Reginald Drivard eame face to face with Cornstahle TrapDum, vwho had been hiding in the hedge. "Excuse me, sir," said the p?ortly policeman, taking out his note-book and pencil, "but you exceeded the e?ced limit by three miles over a measured piece of road." "I have done nothing of the kind," replied Drivard. "And lbeIdLes-" "Well, if you don't believe me, I'll call the m~rgeant, bein' as it was 'im as took the time. He'i in the pigsty yonder." "Don't trouble to do that," was the prompt reply. "I would sooner pay tilty timeo than disturb the ser oant at his meals."
A CHEERING THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
A CHEERING THOUGHT. -4------ Phblosophy in the face of loss is not uncommon; but Daniel Cummins had it uncommonly strong. Daniel lived on a little farm in the Ozarks. By direct route it was six miles to the country town. But long, long ago an impassable gully had been washed across the road. To go round was three miles out of the way but Daniel always went round. One day a perniciously active and ef?cient stranger happened to bevis iting in the neighbourhood, and ob served Daniel's long drive out of the way. "See here," said the stranger, "how long have you been going that way to town?" Daniel considered a moment, trying to recall the year of the big freshet. "Twenty years come next March," he said. The efficient stranger figured a mo ment on the bark of an envelope. "I suppose you go to town on an average twice a week ?" "Sometimes oftener, and sometimes not quite so often," replied Daniel. "Well, say you lose at least two hours every week, 205 hours a year 4160 hours in twenty yea...
MEAT CAUSES BAD TEMPER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
MEAT CAUSES BAD TEMIPER. Do you know that meat-eating is said to be responsible for bad tem per? And, by way of proof, atten t?ilon is drawn to BLritishers who have the reputation of being the heaviest meat-eaters, and are credited with possessing the most fery tempers. Our French Allies eat very little meat. They like fruit, vegetables, salads, a little fish, and a little chic ken. The average Englishman eats more meat in a day than a French man does in a week. The consequence is that the French are the most polite and good-tempereel of nations. But the Japanese prove the conten tion best. The majority of the Ja panese people live on rice, fruit, a~weetment. and fish. Their temper ance and delicacy at table give them the best dispositions in the world. On the streets of Japan there is never any fighting or quarrelling. Toler ance, courtesy, high-bred and cere monions manners are as prevalent in Japan as grumbling is in this coun try. The philosophy of this is that meat is a stimula...
HEART MASSAGE. STOPPED BEATING FOR THIRTEEN MINUTES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
HEART MASSAGE. STOPPED BBATING FOR THIR TEEN MIINUTES. The story of how Albert Davies, aged six, had his heart's action re stored by massage after thirteen min utes' cessation is related in the pri rately-circulated "'Gazette" issued to the staff of Guy's hospital. After the boy's tonsils had been removed he stopped breathing. Other means failing to restore res piration, which had ceased for twelve minutes, an incision was made to en able the surgeon to massage the heart. After about twenty squeezes the heart was suddenly felt to be beating, and respiration was re-es tablished, though at first the pulse was not perceptible, and the boy's condition remained extremely feeble. He was unconscious for two days. On ly by unremitting care was he brought round gradually to perfect health. The medical statement on the case concludes: "There have been several successful cases recorded of heart massage, but this case is perhaps uri que in that recovery toob place after so long a time of cessat...
A SWINDLER OF MILLIONS THE EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF HENRI ROCHETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
A SWINDLER OF MILLIOS THE EXTRAORDINARY CAREER OF HENRI ROCHETTE. The recent arrest and sobsequent imprisonment of Henri Ronhetto, the notorious swindlor of France. who was found fighting for his country as a common "polIu." recalls one of the most extraordinary stories of nmo dern times. Less than twenty years ago a youngster named, Rochette was earn ing a paltry living as a waiter at a cheap hotel in the .French provinces. In this capacity he did not meet with much success, for his tips were not suff~cient to keep him dressed decent ly. - But suddenly the tables turned, for this poor provincial waiter had in herited £200. With this he went to Paris to achieve renown. HIS WONDERFUL PERSONALITY. Rochette was of striking appear ance. He was erect like a young poplar, and as lithe. His eyes shone with a fierce intentness, and he had open-lipped, constant smile. Over a well-shaped mouth projected the sharp, well-cut nose, a trifle too much like a beak. He was not exactly a handsome you...
Officer News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
Officer News. A patriotic concert is to be held at Officer Hall this evening, when it is expected there will be a large attend ance. Major A. T. Patterson, nephew of Mr J. D. Patterson, of Officer, has been wounded. The wound is in the arm and is stated to be of a severe nature. Before leaving for the front, Major-Patterson was on the instruc tional staff in Queensland for a time. It is reported that Pte. Alee. Daiff, son of Mr Win. Duff, and nephew of Mr Jas. Lecky, has been killed in action. He was a fine young fellow, and he will be greatly missed.
BEFORE AND AFTER. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
SBEFORE AND AFTER. Spring cleaning was in progress, and male labour was hard to find. The widow asked her "char-lady" if she would bring her husband along one day to assist in moving her heavy furniture. The man came, and the widow was astonished to see how battered his face looked. "Has your poor husband had Ian accident ?" asked the widow. "Oh, no, mum ; that's what 'appen ed when we 'ad a few words not long agno." "Dnear me, Mrsa. Scrubbs ! Did you do that ? What a shame ! He seems such a nice, quiet man, too i" The charwoman pursed her lips. '"He Is now, mum !" she said meaningly.
Nar Nar Goon. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
S Nar Nar Goon. On Saturday night a concert was given by the scholars of the State school, assisted by local artists, The night was fine and the hall was more crowded than has ever been seen be fore. An excellent programme was submitted, and judging by the applause and the number of encores, the large gathering was satisfied. MrJ. Spencer, J.P., occupied the chair. After ex plaining what the concert was for, he called for cheers for the British Red Cross and these were enthusiastically given. The hall was splendidly deco rated by the children, who sprung a pleasant surprise on their teacher who was unaware that the hall was being decorated, and Mr Birss, when speak ing at the close of the concert, did not forgoet to thank the children for their fine work. Besides the items given by the children, all of which were much appreciated, and some of which were encored, the following assisted: -MJr and Mrs Donald (duets and solos), Mlisa Holcome, Mr Armour and Mr Latta. All these performers...
GOLDEN HERMITS. MILLIONAIRES WHO LIVE SPARTAN LIVES FAR FROM THE MADDING THRONG. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
GOLDEN HERMITS. MILLIONAIRES WIO LIVE SPAR TAN LIVES FAR FROM THE MAD DING THRONG. While some men of millions find their greatest pleasure in devising ways of squandering their gold, there are others who hold their riches so lightly that they turn their backs on them to lead, of their own choice, the life of the Spartan and the her mit. Such an eccentric Croesus is John Vanderbilt, a scion of one of the world's wealthiest families, who some years ago left the gilded world to which he had been born to make his lonely home in a tumbledown cottage on the summit of the Witch's Head Mountain, in Pennsylvania. Here, on his lofty eyrie, many miles removed from the nearest habitation of man, he spent his days in solitary commu nion with Nature and a hfew treasured books. THE SIMPLE LWIF. He is his own "maid of all work," doing his own cooking and cleaning and washing ; he supplies his larder with the fish he catches and the game be shoots ; grows his own vegetables and fruit, and milks his ...
Berwick News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
Berwick News. Mr W. Paterson, of Berwick, re ceived word last week that his brother, Captain Paterson, who has been in France for some time has been wounded but that he was able to return to the front. An electoral revision court is to be held at Berwick on the 13th instant for the purpose of revising the special general list for the Berwick Division of the Electoral District of Dandenong. Next Sunday evening the Rev. W. 3. Murray will conduct service in the Presbyterian Church, and will refer to the passing away of Gunner C. J. Smith, who was killed in action in France.
OUR DOG CUTLETS. PROBLEMS IN THE FROZEN SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
OUR DOG CUTLETS. -4~-- PROBLEMS I THE FROZEN SOUTH. (By Frank Wild, of the Shactkleton Expedition, in an Interview.) I've been shipwrecked more than once. I know what it is to have a boat go down, all-standing, under me. But when the Endurance found a grave in the ice of the Weddell Sea, sixteen months after she sailed so bravely from London Port on her lonely quest 4n the far South. it seemed quite different. The Endurance was a fine vessel, and when one has lived, under such conditions as we lived, on a craft for more than a year, and known her to be true and taut. It was a positive pain to feel that she was being slow ly mangled, and that one could do no thing to save her. The ice had got a strangle hold on that boat of ours, and was just squeezing the life out of her. A SHIP'S DEATH AGONY. And, what was worse, the poor old Endurance died a lingering death, for the pressure of ice, though relentless, was for the most part slow. I re member, however, on one occasion, in a few seco...
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, July 3. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
MARKET REPORTS. DANDENONG MARKET. Tuesday, July 3. Alex. Scott and Co., Pty. Ltd., Jos. Clarke and Co., and Adamson, Strettle and Co Pty. Ltd., conjointlyreport:- Another big yarding of mixed cattle including a lot of good milkers and opringers for which prices were easier except for best quality cows; some of the principal prices were as follows: --Milkers-E. Higgins one at £21, D. McLellan two to £20, W. Hussey and H. Gamble four to £17 15s, W. Barry two to £16 5s, H. Cameron two £15, R. Hallinan four to £25 15s, Lat. Corrigan three to £20 10s, S. Kingston two to £25 O10s, J. Kingston two to £15, J. A.1Latta one £15 10s, H. Lockins one at £20 10s, MeKenna three to £15 5s, G. Crooke one at £21, J. Burns one at £18 O10s, A. Suding two to £15 15s, J. Keys two to £16, J. Hughes one at £12 10s, Eden Bros. two to £15 10s, E. Smethurst one at £15. Springers--P. Kendall four to £12 10s, Eden Bros. two to £14 2s 6d, H. Gamble two to £16 7s 6d, J. Glasheen two to £15 7s 6d, J. Kirkham two t...
Queen Competition. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
Queen Competition. A well attended meeting in connee tion with the local Queen Competition was held on Monday evening, the pre sident (Mrs Gabbett) being in the chair. Cr Close, who was elected as vice president, stated that great interest was being taken in the competition and that over 14,000 tickets had been distributed. There was every pros pect of a substantial sum being raised. Donations were coming to hand freely. He had received a donation of £5 from Mr Arthur Gardiner, who, in addition, was contributing a sum of 10s to each of the stalls. A letter was received from Cr W. G. a'Beckett, of Harkaway, stating that he had arranged to call a meet ing to discuss the question of selecting a queen for that district. Correspondence was received from Nar Nar Goon stating it was not pro posed to appoint a queen. After some discussion it was decided that the coronation ceremony should take place on the 29th of September, and the secretary (Miss C. Lewis) will make the necessary arrangem...
DANDENONG SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
DANDENONG SALE. The Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling and Insurance Co. report-On 3rd instant we held our usual weekly sale at Dandenong. Milkers-Good yarding forward; de mand easier. We sold one, J. Miekle, Koo-wee-rup, at £16 5s and one, W. H. Blair, Oakleigh, at £15 15s. Springers - Light yarding; demand easier. We sold one, G. Knowles, Dandenong, at £22, topping the mar ket; others to £16 5s. Backward springers £14; store cows to £10 10s. Pigs-Vealers in good demand.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
H A. D OF.IC. . -j STD " -Y. ? re , Generral Banking Busi~ness , Citio. and Tomn. of Auslrai.. London. Tl.dorth (3SullaPuri Palni. an C auL Cm1 rcit. t tad to. ad droolt dnooo ftoot pf?- r, dft'-t Fotdit b~s o;:ii~nt od cotbatoL.~ ~Lofto of ertdit i9:.d to ooy PooC Of ft.~ aid. Boakir tni EI?c:.nqe usio.a of oory dacxrl,?idn t-.Mcttd -ltln hdo taCooo toolth. Cuttd Raondom and abtotk. Coront attctot. opocod. IotErat paid ca Sied tvotil Adt.~.oe. m.ue m?'orbt approdv ?-rtothi. Savings Bank Department MI. Ml.imom At atl DUmonchet. and ooo I torOst at 3t in Autrlio, and Pitpua. up to ?.tU I- NTERSTATE and INTERNATIONAL Soorts- a~k F:ItIati.. ZAxZ3 J E.L. Depr., .ooere. J... 1010 0DEI000 MILLRU . Go,,.. --* General Storekeeper and Baker. *-+ P. O'I-alloran, MAIN RO .\D, PAKNHAM OLD, Standard Goods. Quality Always Tells, Prices Right. i Flour, Chaff, Bran, Pollard, Wheat. Oats, Potatoes and all kinds of Produce. Cro:kery and Glassware of every Descrip.ion. Ladies'. Men's. Youths' and Chil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
- - Bissiness .Xotces.. PAKENHA . JYOF ,E PALACE. 0 .i\1 IL £ ., PROPRIETOR. S Commercial:Room. Gcod Stabling. Exelileat Accommodation for Boarders. Gold Tab'e. Tariff Moderate Acetylene Gas. - Di'y Piapers. - Piano. MR S. E. V. G A B BE T.-T, (Next Coffee Palace), Drapery and lillinery. A most pleasing variety of p Latest Novelties for Autumn and Winter. New Season's Coats. - Attractive Blouses. Ladies' and Children's Hats. Dress Goods. '- General Drapery. - Fancy Goods. Haberdashery.; Manchester, and Mercery. ANDERSON BROS., CARTERS AND CONTRACTORS, GIPPSLAND ROAD, NEAR RECREATION RESERVE. -020 Ploughing Done Anywhere, .: . Lowest Price Daywork or per Acre, New Ground BrokenUp. -0-ooo-- - We are Expert Orchard Cultivators. - Our Work in this Directron most Carefully Done. - The Old Established - BATMAN'S HILL HOTEL. C. H. WATSON, Licensee. SPENCER STREET. MELBOURNE [Opposihe Station] Phone 2415. Recently Rebuilt. Excellent Accom reodation for Visitors. Hot and Cold Water. Electric...
District News. Pakenham Upper News. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
District 3ews. Pakenham Upper News. A pretty wedding was celebrated here on the 28th ult., the contracting parties being Miss E. M. Ramage and Mr T. F. Black, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. W. Murray, of Berwick. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a dress of white crepe-de-chine, pinafore style, over white ninon, with shados lace under blouse, with a train trimmed with orange blossom, and a lovely veil and wreath of orange blossom. The bride carried a very pretty artificial bouquet of white flowers and streamers. The first bridesmaid (Miss Sims) wore a dress of white crepe-de-chine trimmed with lace and carried a very pretty bouquet. Two little bridesmaids (Miss E. Carter and Miss Vera Unwin) wore white shadow lace over pink silk, with pink sashes, and carried very pretty bou quets of pink and white flowers and pink streamers. Private W. M. Black, brother of bridegroom, acted as best man. After the ceremony the guests, numbering 44, sat down to...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
?ortnightly statement of the Pcaken ham branch Red Cross Society:-Col lecting cards: Mrs Gabbett, 7s 6d; Miss C. Hagens, £1 1is 6d; two new members, 5s. Dances, old Pakenham, £4 7s 6d. Goods sent to headquarters for June:-43 pairs of sox, 18 under flannel shirts, 2 scarves, 2 pairs of slirppers, 1 pair mittens, I bundle old linen, 9 cushions, books, 287 swabs, 40 packs, 6 bandage caps, 10 eye band ages, 10 splint pads. A meeting of members of the local branch of the National Federation is to be held next Monday evening to deal with some important matters. Mr B. J. Doherty announces by advt. in this issue that he has taken over the agency business of Mr G. Stevens, who has enlisted. The Pakenham footballers journeyed to Richmond last Saturday, but they had not a full team and were defeated in the last quarter. To-morrow they will play the Oakleigh Stars at Paken ham. Mr Gar. Stevens, secretary of the Pakenham and District Horticultural Society, having enlisted and resigned, Mr Harold...
The Right Road. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
The Right Road. They had lost their way in their new and expensive car. "There'sa finger-post," she said to her husband. who got out of the car and flashed his flashlight on the board. "Are we on the right road?" she asked. He read, "To the workhouse." "Yes," he. answered, "we're on the right road and we didn't know It." If new boots will not polish, rub over with half a lemon and leave till thoroughly dry. Repeat once or twice if necessary.
TRAINS FROM MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 6 July 1917
TRAINS FROM MELBOURNE. a.m. a.m. Mondays only, 7.34, ar. Pakenham 9.14 Daily 7.52 ,, 9.27 p.m. p.m. ,, 4.30 ,, 6.2 ,, 6.40 ,, 8.45 a.m. " p.m. Thurs. & Fri. 11.23 ,, 1.24 Sunday 11.5 ,, 12.44 p.m. p.m. Saturday 1.30 ,, 3.15