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Making Small Coil Springs [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Mlaking Small Coil Springs P'rocure a nutl, having a small thread that will aldmrit the size of the wire to be usel in ntainkin the spring. (Cut a .?snlall notch to the depth of the thread where the thread begins, and proerre Ia smooth rod that will pass snugly through the threadls of the nut. S.hajl one end of the roll tit a carpenter's lbrce, if there is no drill chluck at hanrd, and drill a hole itt the other Making Small Coll.Spriaga end to admit one end of the spring iire. Bend the wire at right angles, and insert the end in the hole. Place the end of the rod in the lnolt, which should be grilpped in a vime, andr turn the rod, at the .saine time seeing that the wire is guided into the notch cut at the beinniing if the threcad. Thie wire w·ill fdllow the thread of tl. not ir i n at?kle ta rt'.rtL spritng of an even opening.-A Spencer in *l',ii lar * .1 . |anics. '

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Workmen's Ladder Grip. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Workmen's Ladder Grip. Ihe aiccompanyi'g cuts cthl* a devi~c b.cing madj byv ~lner". .4. E-. Mliddkltyn Stra~t, Ifufl1. ior the Us.' of woiner~. Ic~i~r. I.iLI1R erO,.rl a ~lr..td ,- thot the tr~,na Itst "'mdl can.tnl1 )iiiy· it 2t''" f. Two gril., pir'rvide a s?cure feot ing for a ladder on ro,-ns in il lustration- when spouts are secure. To use on wooden !i.out place hook A on Uddelr side, s°pring C on inner side of ladder: thctn press thumb plate B over edlg o>f s~pout. /release quickly,, and the spikes will. enter~riier side of s;plidut aidl I lmy- secure the .ladderi The grip is also idapoted for iron spouts, as shown.- -

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Worth a Bullet. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Worth a Bullet. In snt.' reminiscet''.s of the late Il)or War. c',lonel Kokewich, who No gallntly dIrfenlh'l Kinherleyfor 2i dlt.vys, tells the following sCtory. O)ill l day he wns approached by a pri?'ut, who askced "Colonenl. when lo' yon exptet we are goi!ng geso thing to tsthi n pnt?" • "gEnt f" e.xclahned the c'olnel. D'lld yoO joit thie arty rierely to e.t ',noetlllling to eat 7" "Well. that's hltout the si/t' of it,'" replied the .h(<dli,,. 'I re," snil thi e ('ol'tnt l, ,'lling an rltitwr. "give this lo , '-,inothinl In o1'1 , atd I h a11 [' imt '' h t "hr ofti 'r it"?in.t. € ,h ' jka , aIl| reTli~ald- " i,1 , th t hra?',ened l ' Cx "'hI rit'x h ~w+ i', ,, hilltm i a1 l rrIsF I, o r¢r? , tyarisil:? "* , lilt elll ' ']' o ol n f ., .. h1; ,n . f ",? t1r7 .t ll, a w rl 1.+ I ,+J?,l ,,1 rh poetros t olt 4 t l 00t oh rh'I+'llJ +t od l++n Ines . lho "h .n s,+ o+ l dn+ ?,+ hr.. . lld Io. t ? o .I + ' ., hhth,+ring ++ial ' L l,,.?rrts mell, wal' Iprepar,'d lor cutJIfion ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Underground. MODERN NEW YORK LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Underground. M[ODERN NSEk YORK LIFE. In an illustrated artirle in the popular "Mechiauicas Magazilne,' r. Leo L. Redding, stattes that fromn a million and .a half to a million and three-quartetrs of the" residents of New York spend a Iorti'n of each day undergrotnfd, oand many thousands come to the surfare so rarely that the light of day blinds them when they reach it. Discus ing this phase of modern city life. Mr. Redding continues :-So acres tnnmed hos, Ye'w York heroine to the idea of living underground that only a few &da1s ago a public cele bration was heldl when a new under ground panssagewray u as opened. ThIs neswut tunnel, costing many thousands of dollars. s'as dug to give the people who live near the lrudson River and in the neigh Iourhood of 18tst Street an op portunity to pass beneatth the hills from their home to the sullway, by which means they travel to the lower end of Manhattan Island, to Irooklyn,. and. by means of a transfer, to -.New Jersey. 'ntil this u...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
He Liked Oysters. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

He Liked Oysters. "'When I as inR the pronlnl'e Itrasi nes. years ago," .taitd anl old rner chant. "I had, nmong ny- country shippcr'i. a f;ernuin by the ninIIIi, 'f .larotb Sn3yder. flie did not often nilne to the c('ity, tit when he didl it was a great ,'casion with him, ind he exle'cted stomlte altientilo. So. one mtorning, when he tlirnled ip in my shop, about ten o'clock, I said to hint: " "Jacoh, yot lllntst h;lve nmatde an early start to get here so soon. low' would you lite to have a bit of lutlnc:h right awnay ? Do you like o:sters ?" "' Vy.' he soi., " I coult eat a few Aster?m . 'S"o nse Went round to a neigh Ioturing oyster Irar, and I ordered twit steMs. " "Now, .atonl,' snid f, '"hile we are waiting, lwhant do you say to solle rnl? " 'Vell, he rlidit, ' Il don't mind.' " So w had hal lf ae dozen raw napiece, atnd a.s the stews haid nlot 3et come, we hald anitother half a dlozen on the hnlf-shell. "When thle stews were despatcheit I dalkeil, as n inatter of form, if he ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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BEACONSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

- BEACONSFIELD. A well attended meeting of shootists was held at Bragg's Hotel on Saturday evening last, when it was unanimously decided to form a gur club. The only' business done was to appoint Mr A. Sherriff as secretary. On Saturday next another meeting will be bell to elect officers, make rules, etc. The following have been ap pointed'" members of the local school committee :- Mr H May (chairman), Mr Lyall (corres pondent). Mr Bragg (treasurer), Me:-srs W. Homes, R. Thomp son, J. Sutton and G Hudson. A meeting of the f~otball club was held last Saturday night. when there were 18 present. Mr Bragg was appointed president and Mr J.. R. Adamson secretary. All present were enrolled as members and all paid their sub scriptions. The outlook for the season is most Dromi ing. A meeting of the sports com mittee will be held on Saturday evening.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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The Unsanitary Roller Towel. OFFICIAL EDICTS SENDS THEM OUT OF FEDERAL BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT COUNTRY—DEALERS IN PAPER TOWELS PREPARE TO MEET INCREASED DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

The Unsanitary Roller Towel. OI:FICIA[, I·:DICT;S PENDIS 'ITHE31 OcT O'F FEDI':L.\1, [t|ILDI.N'GS T .ROilGHlOl T ('OUNTITY - DEALERS IN 'P.kP'ER TOWEr.S PREPA.RE TO 3M.EET INCREAS .D DIMAND. Friends and users of some of the timeiworn and nlmnost hlstorie rotller towels in the lavatories of the Cuis tln lfouse, Sub-Treasury.and other federal tovernmeoit buildings heard with iamazement., last week that the use of these articles haul been placedl tinder the ban of 'residential dis aplproval, and that they mist resort to other means of remov'ing the rilamnpness following their ablutions. The drst blow .was struck at the roller totals, ii the buildings which are controlled Iby the Treasury De litrtment, but there will be no es cape for the roller towels anywhere when thle lban gets into full work inrg ordler. The news nas receivedl in the form of an ollfficial order front William G. Mc,\Aloo. S:ecre tary o: the Treasury, orldering the inlmedliafe discontinuance of the use of the offendin...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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DANDENONG MARKET. YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

DANDENONGC MARK'ET. YESTERDAY. A full yarding of milkers and springers and the usual number of fleshy and store cattle to hand Milkers, with the exception of a few odd cows, the markei was much easier than iast ~-ek, with prices from L14 5s to L8 2s 61 SPigs --Porkers 35s to 44s, bacon 62s 6d to 70s. Calves 4s to 66s.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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LACE INDUSTRY FOR QUEBEC. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

LACE INDUST'RY FOI, QUCIE1C. To the ma!ny Iloulrishingl intlistri's of the Province of Quletec, Canada,. it is:l 0psible (hfl. the xtnntufcsture ofr aInwe, 'ins Irire-ifin'king izrnhiirtry, nmay soon ho ddeltI. 'Two Iladizg Pritisi. lace_ mlanufacturers; . 1r. P, •.1. Tarlin., 1.P:, anI .Mr. . .Tar dir.i, who ittnlploy l sont''l ;ttltllll t work e-r in NMt t Ingh!iln, l;tvs r.ntr 1'lly" paid! n ¶isit to Ir . ; ,i fitr ih'' rX -i-s . inr(-, ' .l iir- r.isisi lr-'rc. Ii sser lii tiiF oureieo .( toin*-' t. y to t he Prot ,) i tl tt ", I ' rii-i floorh -i f hit' , ri Il ne grin 't i .,i tonrmm?sdacturing cnterprise.

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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CHURCH OF CHRIST. FAREWELL AND WELCOME. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

CHURCH OF CHRIST. FAREWELL AND WELCOME, Mr Bennett, who has fil:ed the' position of evangelist at the local Church of Christ for the past thirteen months, has ac cepted a similar office at the Church of Christ, Williamstown, and left Berwick yesterday to take up his new duties On Monday evening Mr and Mrs Bennett were entertained at a farewell gathering in the local church, and advantage was also taken of the occasion to welcome the new evangelist-Mr Ingham. There was a large attendance and Mr W. Collings, J.P., was in the chair. The proceedings were opened with the singing of a hymn and prayer, after which the chairman gave a short address. He said he was delighted to see such a large attendance, and then ex plained that they nad met to say fare vell to Mr and Mrs Bennett who had been laboring amongst them during the past year. They had carried out their duties faithfully, he said. and Mr Ben net was leaving of his own free will for Wiiliamsta-nL where he felt he wnuld have more sc...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Laconic Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Laconic Letters. -orn' arnwtitc inta itll?? of lanconic lPtt.frs are gi n hy I . Mr. Seton in his 'I ,.'sip A hoat Letters anl 1.nltter-,' riters." Lord lterkel,-y arote to tile IDuke of DIoriset : "ly dear Jorset.--I hiaRve jst,? ht,*'n ninar rind. n,al am the happlies'l dog nliv-. -ltHrt.lv.'" And got. for answer, " .11y lear ltrkelev,--'very ,og hains his nlay --lrirsetl." A yhSung f',llow at. anllt.ge wrott to his mnml", otIs wh'o he tyntirelr dle'lpenrted. "'My d*ar I:nrle.--Itendy for the ineedful.-Your allectioat e tephew." The olrta' replie't, " '1' lear Nellhew,--The nlee' ful is not reatdy.--Your affett ionate tncle." It is plensant that nffertion should a'lrvine ptecurti.mry elll.anarrassnlents, ns it 'lid l i the ease of" gantuelt t'onte' tiot her and hinloself : " lv dear Sn"on.-- ttttt in prison for debt. ('om :tano a.ssist y"otlr loving mtother.--I.. .'noote." 'lDear .Mther, --So oant I, which lprcnlts his duty h+i'ng pairt tt his loring ttother by her atfrctionlnttt ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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HARKAWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

HARKAWAY. At a meeting of parents of children attending the Harka~way Stats school, held lasj week, the following gentlemen were nomi nated for appointnient to schoo. committee No 1697 : - Messrs 'Lyon (chairmin). a'Beckett (cor rEspondent). Fleer, Knell. Coote, Douglasand Aurisch. The best; thanks of the children and tea cher are due to members of for mer committee, who carried out their duties in a business-like mnrner. At a social held last Fri-lay evening in connection with the larkaway Sunday school, Mrs G. O. Lyon, who has been a teacher in the school for some years, was, on behalf of the children and friends, presented with a silver entree dish, a grold brooch and :a ,?!ir'e. The Rev. W. S. Whir.o.ide, in making the pres rntation, referred to the good services Mrs Lyon had rendered to the school and expressed a hope that she would continue her v:ork. Miss Creed, who has ably filled the position of church organist, was presented with a gold brooch. Thanks were re turned for th...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Dr. A. R. Wallace. DEATH OF A FAMOUS SCIENTIST. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Dr. A. R. Wallace. -4-C-- PATIt OF A IA'MOI.S SCIENTIST. Pr. Alfred Itlussell Wallac. the as.ociatle of D rrlin, Spencer, and lhlxley as n pIioneer of thle theoryI ,f r.vnlutinn. dlie'l at his homle, Old Orch;rtl. I:ronilstonre, Witnliorne, tIrser.hire, itt his !2nd year. Dr. Alfreld llstel Wallace was I tha .t:n of a l.ondon lawyer. Illis lathller, whoq lleanlHt were not stufli rient tl pro:ide for the ulpkeep of a large famril in L.ondon., move lto the town of U:sk. in 3lonrlonthshire,. and hir* 'the man who. along with t 'hnrlk~ B.rain. wasn to startle the wholi thinking world first saw the Ihght. Wallace retceivel his early edlcathion at Hert-fortl Grantittar School. '"'IIE SURVIVAL OF'THIE PI'rEST." "In 18,51 h-e Iit. Iritain, and. tIrarellinK eastwar,, arrirtved at I Mingapore, where he was to begin his eight years' wantlerini~ amnongst the islands of the Malay Arrhipelai-. g.,? -an account of which is rrordtl! in his most popular work of that name. "It was while staying in SK...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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BERWICK SHIRE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

sclICK SHIRE COUNCIL. Theordinary monthly meeting of the above was held on Satur day lat, when the following members were present : - C,~s fienty (president). a'feckett, 'Barr, Sharp, Close. Dore, Martin, Carney. Fah(y and Smethurst. Cr James wrote stating that he was unable to attend oving to bush fires bur.ing near his - place. FINANCE Acc)unts amounting to L114 13s 7d were passed for payment. CORRESPONDENCE. From Railway Department, stating that it was proposed to widen and improve a crossing -ear Pakenham. - Received. From Inspector Funstcn, giv ing particulars of the measura zrenta taken by him under the Drovisions of the Width of Tires Act. He had measured two loads offruit on drays with narrow tires, and in each instance the weight was in excess of that allowed under the Ac. - Cr Sharp siid that one of the car e s was only using the dray with narrow tires whiile w~ide ?ires were being put on another vrehicle and theretore i.e s'onld not be prosecuted. - It was stated by Mr Ra...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Public Notices. T$Ere BORIEF-R $OTL, BEIE?WIUCK. T"IE OLDEST HOTEL IN 'IHE 'DISTRICT-. Golf Links oppcsite. - Good Shooting and Driving. Large Garden and Tennis Court on Premises for use of. Visitors Billiaidr. - Stab~irg. - Vehicles for Hire_ c ir" Motor Car arties and Cyclists catered for,. S Large Rccm for Meetings Free of Charge. Week-end Visitors catered for. JO0&:P. T. TRIADO, Proprietor. Phone Berwick f. Late of Broken River Hotel, Benalla. - GIPsL7'N1D $O'ELe BEACONSFIELD. A. B. BRAGG, Licensee. Good Acccmmcdation. Week-end Visitcrs Catered For. Fishing and Shcoting. Golf Links in Prelaration. Billiards. Good Stabling. +4- MOTOR CARS FOR HIRE. -+ t J~E7fST', IViORRIS & VILHB'S AUJTIONEERS, LAND, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, PROPERTY SALESMREN, :ETC. 60S fiND 610 COIzhIly $r¶I8EEH , JlIEHIB0UINIE, And at Culcairn, N.S.W. AUtxTIONt SKIaES eONDGLkTED. Loans Negotiated. Insurances Effected. - TLEPHONE 1624 Central. SCon, onwealtb .. 3ank of Rustratraa ( HEAD OFFICE ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Butsines.s .oice's. TEETH A TEETH TEETH i~ TEETH FReed. by trY Doetal Board of itetoria, WVill visit BERWICK e'.ery TUESDAY, t oclock till 5 Consulting Roam at MIc E. XV. Poynter's, Chemist. Also PAKENHAM, Tuesday mornings--9.30 to 11.4?; Private consuting room Gembrook Hotel PAINLrSS EXTRACTIONS 2/6. Crown, Bridge and Porcelain Work a Specialty, at Reasonable Prices Note.-No CHAIRGo made fr Etractinas whln order givxa for ARTi. .ICIAL WORK Teeth extracted by the most modern Painless System, !: At my Metropolitan address I have fitted up an up-to-date Surgery ,with the very latest American Electric Plant, including a Nasal In : haler Nitro Oxid Gas Plant, which is the'very latest process for extracting teeth.. Inspection invited. TELEPHONze-Windsor 736. Hiouns-9 till 5.30 and 6.30 to 8. S. ADDRESS-224 WiLLIAMS ROAD, TOORAK, Opposite Dr Huckell's Surgery, s minute Hawksburn Station - ALL WORK GUARANTEED. - WMTeickhardt's Ch arnlion :1000 Gallon 25 gauge- "'Orb," Double Rivetted and S...

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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

CRICKET. A meeting of the: cmmittee of the Berwick Crick: Club was held at Triado's Hotel on Friday evening last, Mr Vieusseux pre siding. The secretary (Mr Hehir) fur nished a repo t re the annual entertainment, which was very successful, showing a substan tial profit. The report and balance-sheet of the entertainment were re ceived and adopted In connection with the present ation of trophies for the season the secretary gave a full list of the batting and bowling aver ages, of which the following are the principal : Bat ing-Hillbrich 26.00, Pat ernoster 18 38, Warne 17 42, Espie 10.53. Whiteside 10.42, Richardson 9.15, Loveridge 8 60, Edebohls 857., Price 7.00. Bowling-Hillbrich 9.90, Pat emnoster 13.10, Loveridge 14 00, Gilson 17.20, Edebohls 17 38, Warre 20.85, Culbert 28.00, Hehir 30 00. It will be noted that S. Hill brich leads in both batting and bowling, but as he did not bowl the required number of balls the trophy goes to M S. Paternoster. However; he takes the trophy for ...

Publication Title: Berwick Shire News And Pakenham And Cranbourne Gazette
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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

At a meeting of the Mechanics' Institute committee beld last night it was decid-d to purchase 100 new books for the library. It was also agreed to invite ten ders for the installation of a five light acetylene gas plant. These tenders will receive considera tion at next month's meeting. The annual meeting of the Berwick Football Club will take place to-m rrow evening. The members of the Berwick Tennis Club and friends were entertained at afternoon tea at the local court, on Saturday last by Cr and Mrs a'Beckett, of " The Grange," Harkaway. The function proved a most enter taining and enjoyable one. Dresskmaking ! Miss Currie will resume business on Monday next, and all orders will receive prompt attention. -R. H. Moore, Berwick. A fire broke out in the scrub in Cardinia Park on Sunday morning last and burned fiercely all day- Fortunately the spread of the fire was checked by a willing band of fire-fighters and no serious damage was done although the flamnes got danger ously close to...

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Why We are Losing Our Touch. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Why We are Losing Our Touch. t & S'- Tia ns'ef' toiief *i very likely to herromie a lost art. A thousand aIholir.sa'ing devices now take the Iorce of nlotions which formerly re qirect deftness nunl skill. Manual ri\tertty is givin, place to men tnl g:llance, and one of the most potent factors in the upbuilding of ciilisation isL being abandoned. The ellect of this has tsen tlnrde clair by the restlessness of. bulsiness uen aind the absencre of any mcans to rdlense their nervous enerbgy. Nervons energy is misapplied un less thre is some nactual" phylticl ol.tlet. 'The nervouls energy of rage finds its relief in sjainl ing of the fnnC or in poandlitg the table with, one's 1fst; the netrvous enlergy of grief finds rcmit:sion in tears; the ner-vou energ of suilsensle stow it.elf in a feverish pacing t, andl fro : the nervoua energyC. of Joy it qutick, rhythmic movetnents. for, as the phrase goes, "'we dance for joy." For centuries tile nier'ours energy of wom?ci hlias IeIn .cosi...

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Canada versus United States. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914

Canada versus United States Sir Wilfred Laurier possesses a par ticular aptitude for administering crushing retorts to ill-mannered pea pie. At one of Lady MInto's big recep tions some time ago he was tremen dously bored by a young American, who was criticising our Colonies in general and Canada in particular. Every institution (says a biographer) was compared in turn, to their great disadvantage, with those of the States. "Can't think why you don't choose, some- animal, some good-sized beast or bitrd, for your national emblem, In stead of a maple leaf," he remarked. "B'pose you're wa·rfmng til we annez year!" "We have the beaver," Sir Wilfred reminded him, "the emblem ct Induns try." "Beaver, indeed! Do yeo know what we call the bearvetr? A rat with a swelled tail," chuckled the Amert can. "And many people are apt to look on your American eagle as a Jay with a swelled head," the Premier promptly replied. The late Lord Kelvin, aeco?ipanied by Doctor Joule, paid a visit to the es tab...

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