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DANDENONG MARKET. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
DANDENONC MARKET. Y EST?D DAY. AIlc r ,damson. , Strettle & Co, Joseph Clarkl- and Co. and Alex S':crt ani Co. conjoin'y re~pOtc : A large number of dairy cattle yarded and competition was very keen, scarcely a beast being prassed Prices ranged from LIZ LOs o L8. Springers from L1I 5s to L6 7s 6d. There was a small yarding of stbre cattle and prices were firm. A short supply of pigs and prices equal to late rates. Heavy baconi to 95s. mediumn to 835s, light 65s to 70s; pork, heavy 47s to 49s, medium 40s to 42s, light 37 to 39s, stores to 28s, suckers to 18s. Calves-Heavy to L3, mediun to 48s, light to 32s, small to 5s Geo. WV. Martin and Co. report as follows re their Beaconsfield market, held on Friday, 27th February : - A fair supply of cattle, and the demand was keen, especially for sprit.gers and milkers. Springer$ sold to £7 and milkers t £5 5s. For poultry there was keen competition and prices were good. Fruit sold as follows: Damsons, 2s 6d half case; pears, 4s case ;...
AN HISTORIC CANNON BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
'*AN IHISTORIC t~AS)AON 1ALL. Tlet idiscover," at a villag' .lnear K?iat,'s~ .Lyn, of a ca.nnon bnll re plitLId to be a relic of tthe Plarliu nhentary Warfi reranlls - the fIact that in Lytri itsell tlwreo It, strlt4 is -ag~oSuI prtt'tied'~t zamissiletof lkdnees Alosat within the shadowa of St; Mnurgiret's Church is an old en tranlce gateway, ~edilriPtii t'i what in klnown nas "llampton Court," and sulPlended' front the roof of? tis taitsafP, by a piiece of hook rrc rti ~an ancient cantnon bhl): "*-" , T'he shot itself is .ald to ibe the irlenticnl one firtd by Cromwell's soldiers rIoln West Lynn Into St. fllarn ren ' (Ihlirch ot t'tsnl : *e t,.imtlr I, 1)1?;, ilhring a stege itlhihl n'!intld iet'trly thl'ee wceks. whitn th Kin l'g I yni gtrrison of nltttlr Itrit tu1u ht d ti rapitutnr l at' jolt a fin forJ,0 o obfliat, tha diitretI -f I w ing plu - 'he mi..ile rf?rr,,d ., . f-r:d dulring , Dithino rti,',. ".her, accrdr~ ing" tLo 1 A lld chroni,'h'r. "i dild rn further haLoey thniv,...
BEACONSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
BEACOISFIELD. It has been decided to form F gun club here and a meeting for that purpose is to be held on Saturday eveving. A good deal of interest is being taken in the proposal and it is expected that the meeting will be well atten ded. Now that the cricket season has practically come to a close consideration is being given to the question of forming a foot ball club. There are a number of young men in the district who are interested in the game and there is every probability of a good team being got together. A meeting of those interested will be held on Saturday evening. The draw for the last games but one in the billiard tourna ment is as follows :-Williams v, Hook; Smith v. Hudson. One of the games will be played next Saturday evening
MALTA BECOMES BRITISH POSSESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
-ALTA BI.COMIES [tIRITISH 'OS SESSION. OnI Friday, Septemnber ., 1800. Mlalta, thelt lrgest of a little grolup of Medriterrianeanu isla(nds, was sur rendertedl to the British, unlder (:en eral Sir Henry Pignt, in conase quence of Napoleoii toltulturte ha ing taken it whlen starting to in sade t-gYplt as a wn?' for obtain ing an Elastern emlllpire. It has hIen since 15:i0 the honlme of the klnight.s called [Hospitnllers of St. .John of .lerusalten--so nIaim?la Iecause their lbjeict was to providle security and shelter against thle Mahonmlnllelat Tulrks for Chris tians who went on pilgrimage to the Ihdy Land : hut they h1ad eeml for ccd to seek safety I,' ll,'ing from it themslt?ves. '_The Treaty of .\miens. in tn802. pruovided for the restora tiolt to this holy ordier of this islandl but against this its native Inhahitants strongly protested, be ingr sure that tile F'renclh woultl then try to get control over it. Eng In ll tlerefore releweml war against I raltmmratller thanl give;up ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
The three years for which the local school committee was elec ted having expired last week a meeting of parents of children attending the local school was held on Monday evening last to nominate and elect a new com mittee to serve for the next three years. The meeting was well at tended, there being about 20 pre sent, and a good deal of interest was taken in the election. Mr McCann, who occupied the chair, explained the business of the meeting and then asked for nominations. Seven members of committee were required and as eight were nominated it was necessary to take a ballot. Mrs Whan and Mr Franklin were appointed scrutineers and the ballot resulted in the election of Messrs W. Collings, J. Funston, J. Ferguson, R. H. Moore, W. G. a'Beckett, J. Brown, and A. E. Thomas. These names will be sent on to the department for gazettal and in due course the new committee will be called together to ekct their officers. In congratulating the new com mittee on thsir appointment, Mr McCann ref...
SISTER'S GOOD NEWS £23,000 FOR FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
SISTER'S (000 NEWS £23.000( FOR FA~MIILY. S,??eins from nn advertisemrent th:lt inform:ltin was wanted of her family by a firm of eolicitor: at 1'orceeter R(ays "The, D'ily Mal"). Mrrs Turner, of Blackpool, communicated with them anI fonin that a croet-.aunt died twenty-five years ago at WVor cester. alaving her fortune to her next of-kin. this was Mrs Turner's father., who predeceased the great-aunt -Assured that the fortune remained for her and her brothers, sile paid them a surprise .visit and told them tne good news. The fortune, which was originally £13.000. now amounts. with accumulated interest, to £23.000. The brothers who will share it with .Mtrs Turner are : 3Mr G~orge ?Vll, ga:trdener, Station Iroad. Cdloall. Staffordshire. .r1 Thomas Wall, malster, employed at a Wolverhampton brewery. Mr John Wall. a gardener. of Wol verhartptor, road. Codsall. A fourth brother, MIr James Wvall,. has not been heard of since the Beer war. The share of the four brothers and the stieter wil...
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. POIGNANT POLAR TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
PEN PICTURES OF THE PAST. ---------- l'tOIG;N NT" tLAAR TRAG EDY. The tale of the (iordon- BIennett xpedtition of 1879 is one of the rust poignant of Polar tragetfies. The .leannette left San Francisco in .Jur. 1870, tand nuti Septemnber 2 iews was regularly rfceived. Tlhen camne silence. A whole year passeld, atIL atilt the relntives of the nbsent crew watchedt antl waited in vaint. I t was tit Septemhber 6, 1879. tlat the doomed vessel was definite ly imprisondl by the ice. With a stout ship. provtisionedi andc equipl-. ped to pass an Arctic winter, tlhe crew felt little anxiety. But whetn the long l'oLar tight of three :tnonthst hadl passed, the stummer of t8Q0 catme. the utnrelenting floe stilt teldt their little bark int its icy grip. At last hope tobl the flattering tale of release; buit at the very mto amenL t whet tlit ice-field broke upi andi gave the pirisoners their long it.ished-for liberty, nhuge icebergs crshtedl thl little vessel it their Iron grip. . Two hours after ...
LAURENCE STERNE "ALAS! POOR YORICK!" [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
LAURENCE STERNE "ALAS! POOR YORICK'" Two hundred years ago to-day. Lau rence Sterne, thle Ilmmortal author of "'The Sentimental Journey" and "Tris tram Shaundy." was born at Clonmet. and the event is t, be conlmleml orated this evening by a dinner at the Authors' Club. Mr Andrew Elope Hoaw kiins wll presile. and Mr rlEdmtund Gosse is to be the principal guest (.ays tile "Vettminlster Gazette" of Novelmber 21). Although Sterile wa;s born ill Ire land. there was nothing Irish i1 his :,nlnections or descent; and It was soll!y owing to thle fact that his father, who was an armly oflicer, hap pened to be stationed there with his regifment in 1713 that lils distlnguished von lirst raw thle light of day in the Emerald Isle. On the other hand; the family was essentially English, and for genera tions had dwelt in Yorkshire. Sterne's, great-grandfather was in his day an eminent divine. andl rose to the posi tion of Archbishop of York. In 1718 the family returned to their native county, and wi...
MAN'S GREATEST PLEASURE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
MAN'S GREATEST PLEASURE. Fancy a man ever being In low spIrits! Life is too short for such (writes Lord Beaconsfield). The most mnfortuna-e wretch alive caIculates un consciously that It Is better to Ifve tian to die. WVeIl, then, he has some thing in his favor. Existence Is a plea sure. and the greatest The world cannot rob us of that; and If it is bet ter to live than to die, It Is better to Iive in a good humor than a bad one. If a man be convinced that existence Is the greatest pleasure, his happiness may be Increased by good fortune, but It will be essentially independent ofi It. Hie who feels that the greatest source of pleasure always remains to him ought never to be miserable. The sun shines on all; every man can so to sleep; If you cannot ride a fine hIorse, It is .somethIng to look'lupon one; If you have not a fine dinner, there Is some amusement in a crust of bread and choeese. Take the world as you find it: enjoy everythlng.
SPOILED CIGARETTES [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
SPOILED CIGAR~TITES Judgment for £40 was given against the Great Eastern Railway Company In the City of London Court yester day (reports "The Dally Expres," December 23). in respect of 100.000 Rus-' slan cigarettes which had been stored in their warehouse at Harwich. and had been spoiled by becoming mildew ed. The plaintiff was Mr Toomey, cigarette importer, of Basinghall street. The 100.00 cigarettes remained in the warehouse for more than twelve months. Then he found that they were useless and unsaleable through mildew. Defendants dented that the mildew could have occurred while the cigarettes were in their custody, but the lury found for plaintiff.
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
LO. AL NEWS ITEMS. Messrs Arthur Tuckett and on will hold an important sale in Berwick on Frilay next. on account (f Mr S. P. Mackay, when they will offer the property kno.vn a:s ' Barnbank." wh:c MIr Ma:kay aft rwv ris named "Melvzle St .£ Farm." L',is prop.rty. wn ch is about a mile from the Herwick township, ad joins the hluinge of Messrs b'oaumol.t and Oiitvy. A ct are next t) the R, m llin Cachohc h rch r wilU also ue offered at this sale. Faill p rticulars will be found i.i our advertising columns. The anniversary of the local Pesbyterisn Church was cele bratd on sunday last, when special services were conduct'd by the R .v. D). Cameron director of home missions At the even ing service there was a very large congregation andMr Came ron gave an interesting address on mission work. At the next Royal show a chntge wi:l be made in regard to sceool exhibits as the grouping system of tae past has not been altogether satisfactory. A sub committee-of which Mr Warby. at one time head t...
EXPENSIVE ELEPHANTS NEW REGULATIONS FOR HUNTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
EXPENSIVE ELEPHANTS NEW REGULATIONS FOR IIUNTERS. The white man is no longer free to shoot elephants at his will and plea sure in French WVest Africa (says the Paris correspondent of. the "'Dally News :and Leader"). The Governor has issued severe provisional regula tions, pending the promulgation of a decree on this subject. Every European who has a regu lar licence to carry arms, and who wishes to hunt elephants, must make a declaration and pay a tax fixed by the district governors, which must not be less than £40. This Is only good for one year (or less, if the decree is issued before the lapse of a year), and only entitles tte holder to kill two elephants. Every elephant shot in excess of the two must be de clared, and paid for at the rate of at least £20 per head, and not more than five in all may be killed in the year. The spoils of an elephant killed in self-defence must be handed over to the district authority.
WORTH TOO MUCH TO HIS FAMILY. A Question of Responsibility. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
?.WORTH TOO MUCH TO HIS SFAMILY. A QueJlion of ResponIlbililty. "Tou might have caught the troaa It you had made a jump for it; you could have got on the footboard, and the fellows inside would have helDed you:" paid his friend, as the too-LIt for-the-train man stood watching the rear light twinkling in the distance. "Perhaps." responded the other; "but I have a financial proolem to con sider. I have arrived at the concl-' sion that I am worth too much to my family to do that!" "What's the Joke?" asked the friend, Jestingly. "My salary," pursued the other with apparent irrelevance, "is £300 a year If I die, or am permanently disabled, that sum is lost to my family, with the exceptien of the" amount which the as srance -oney may yield, and what my wife can earn by extra work. I calculate that the net loss would be quite .2lO00 a year." "VWell?" demanded the friend, he coming interested. "That's a lot of money," continued the other. "If you saw a chance of increasing your income by th...
CHEF'S MASTERPIECE [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
ChIEF'S MA.STERIPIECE Epicures all. but nut all gouirmands. assemebllng in strong forco at the Royal Adelaide Gallery. Gattl's. Strand, on Saturday. when the It Diner Saint For tunat. organisetl throughout the world, and held the same evening in 127 cen trees, under the: auspices of Le Carnet d'Spicure and the Ligue des Gour ,mands. was celebrated. The menu was. almost exactily simllar to that of last year. but a special dish was that of suck;ing pig stuffed with chestnuts, bar ley. and liver, with sauce of goose berry and horse-radish. This was pro nounced by th'e epicures as the piece de resilstance of the evening, an - the che was highln complimented upon his eo cellent serving. The menu was pre cisely as-was being enjoyed by members of the League assembled In other cities in the world. Father. teaching his six-year-old son arithmetic by giving a problem to his wife. begs his son to listen. Father: MIother, if you had a dollar and I gave you fite i:ore, what would you have? Mothe...
HOMES WITHOUT DOORS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
HOMES WITHOUT DOORS (?y George A. Birmingham. in "The Daily Glall") Members of great and conquering na tions are able to impose their own fav orite customs upon the peoples among whom they traveL The English, for In stance, have spinead Lt,, ta..t .1 ut r.n, ing tea In tile afternoon all over Europe, forcing on extra meat every day on the naturally abstemious Latin peoples. The Americans have Insisted on having all the chief hotels in Europe heated to scuh al extent that the origl nal Inhabitants of the Continent go about gasping. The French, though they do not travel much, have taught everybody In the world to write lists of cooked food in their language and to call the lists menus. It is, I think, to the Germans that we owe the fact that we can smoke in the restaurant-cars belonging to the International Company of Wagons-lits. in spite of notices put up In several languages forbidding the practice. But we others, who belong to small nations, have neither the power nor the right to...
LEILA AND HER LOVER Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., Lond. and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER I. The Lesson. I. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
LEILA AND HER LOVtER By M.x.L PE. RieTON. Published by Arrangemelr with Ward. Lock and Co. Lt., Lond. and .fel.. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER 1. The Lesson. I. "The 'boy was her son; I will notsee her again." ifad Hugh Donald known that he was to see her again upon the mor row it mnsa-be that he would have found the sentiment less heroic than i dcutnos, 'addhave turned instead to a', consideration of the history and meaning of ih glove, as worn by hu ;naua 'sif-ce. the' nays of Laertes herein he 'h'ould have been helped by the, sneers :o? Xenophon at the Per sian hiblC; andhave rejoiced at the wis-om e t cthat somewhat common 'piace historian, with whom the gods of Loretto had made him familard Vho 'wasd she, and why wPire her hands- xloved upon the- shores 'of Coiunty Down? The gIcveas an enblemnof Sabbhth respeotabilIt~y i s entifled to. honor even in-rmnte places; but hre upon the links at Nowcastle' a glove uwor abot sr yarsol, ads w otht h oun the prairilns of the whins and g...
CULTIVATE BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
CULTIVATE BEAUTY. If sou are trimn and smart, he ver5 t:irfil never to wear lani.y, plctur. ecqiute garment,; leare'thoito e for the artistlic woman who Is tall .and wil luwy, and would look a frlihit In thre trim tailor-mwades that become you no well, Select shades that tone with yout eyes in the daytime and with yotr hailt at night. Then wear Eoft, pastet st:ad:s that will throw your dellcate colorlng up A bright complerton and brirtght Ips are, however, often heign:oned by a touch of cherry color, a strlng o? cor. al. or a red bow.
TALE OF THE SEA [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
TALE OF THE SEA A sensational tale of the sea was told on the arrival of the Aberdeen barque Invereak, 1476 tons, at Queenatown, on -aturday, after being 147 days on the voyage from Portland, Oregon (says "The Dally Telegraph" of January 5). Her poophouse was demolished by a hugo wave, and the steering wheel was in a state of complete wreck. The chief officer, of the Inveresk. In an interview, said that after sailing from their port of loading nothing of note occurred until October 30 last, when. In latitude 44 South, a terrific cyclone burst upon them. Immense seas broke over the stern of the ves sel. completely submerging her. Some of the crew were stationed aft when a wave came over the stern, and the unfortunate ften, including Captain Buchan, were lifted off their feet and washed along the vessel's decks until they were brought up against the iron bulwarks amidshlps. The skipper and ;a young seaman named Anderson re ceived serious Injuries. and had their legs broken, whilst oth...
SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 4 March 1914
SUNDlAY SCHOOL PICNIC. The picnic in connection with the Sunday school at Lower Beaconsfield was held last Sat urday week at the grounds ad joining the residence of the superir.tendent (Mlrs bnell). T'he children spent a most delightful afternoon. and their wants were amply provided for by their kind superintendent, assisted by Mrs W. Paternoster. Miss Hazel Wil liams, Miss Helen Hargreaves and others On Sunday last a children's service was held at the hall when a very appropriate address was given by Mr J. Rosier, of Mel bourne, who also distributed the prizes to the children. Mrs Snell is to be congratu lated upon her success with the Sunday school. It has need-d a great deal of patience and per severance, but it is now firlnly established and is steadily in creasing in numbers. Follos ing is the list of prizes and awards : Girls-Rita Campbell 1, Gladys May 2, Rita May 3 Special Rita Campbell. Boys-Roy Norman 1, George' Bould 2, Charles Butler 3. Awards - Helen Hargreaves, Pattie ...
Quebec's New Industry. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
Quebec's New Industry. There is talk nof the i-stablishmtent of a new industry in the l'rovince of Quch?ec--no les, than the makinti of that epicurean delicacy, "levolt shire" cream. .\s a result of in restigtitions re 'ittly carried out in the laborutortry ,f inle at the agri cultutral collcges of this provinlce, a leading agriculturanl auithority han come to the conclusion that the mnanking of clotted cream Ipractically identical with the _Ifar-faned . pro duct of Devonshire is perfectly fea slIde in Enstern" Canada. Thairying is already a floutrishing industry in Quebet, ;andl the mikning of clotted cream will open uip new possiblilities of .development.- .fany fairmers in the coiuntry districts own large herdn of J.Tersey 'cant tle, nnd are, therefore, in a very favourable po sition for 'taking up this new-in dustry, for, while it is not nt all essential that Channel Teland :-reeds shall he used. a rich milk is of course preferable. In the large citins and piopuilar summner reso...