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PAKENHAM & DISTRICT F. & H. SOCIETY. Judging Potato Plots. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
PAKENHAM & DISTRIOT F. & H. SOCIETY. Judging Potato Plots. On the 3rd and 4th ljst, Mr Ram for 'which prizes to the value of £8 Swore offered by the above-named So ciety. The President, Vice-President and Secretary of the Society accom Spanied Mr Ramsay. Messrs ?taugh ton and Gcolder very kindly drove the party around in their motor cars. The following is the resort of the expert : Department of Agriculture, Victoria, Agricultural Division, Melbourne, 6th Marcb, 1914. Sir,-I have much pleasure in seutd og in the results of the judging of your Society's field oompetition for potato crops. Tlheseo were judged ot the same points as last year. The yield per acre was in all cases eomo what light owing to the dryness of the season. I was very pleased indeed to find that amongst the crops of the growers who had entered for the com petition, there was. generally, caltiva tion of a high standard, although I was somewhat surprised at the fact that in manuring the crops no use ...
CORRESPONDENCE. The Government Auditor's Report of the Dandenong Shire Council. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
UORRESPONDENCE. The Government Auditor's Report of the Dandenong Shire Council. TO 'TIHE EDITOR. Sir,--Tho reading of the above re port in a recent issuen has been an eye opener to, I am sure, every ratepayer ?who has read it, as it has revealed a sorry state of affairs. I would like to know what action the councillors are going to take in regard to the matter of the report submitted by the Govern ment auditor at a recent council meet jog, andwould suggest that the Pre sident and Councillors have the report printed isn alobo and large type and circulated throughout the different Ridings to every ratepayor of the wholo Shire of Dandenong, so that ratopayers could be seized of the facts of how our Shire affairs are carried on nod in whaNt manner our rates are spent, I main tain thebo report calls for some action so that a continuance of such laxity should not be allowed in the future, and trust the ratepayers will demand a full ex planation from those responsible and those who represe...
DANDENONG A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
DANDENONG A.N.A. The quarterly meeting of the Dan donong Branch of the above was recently held, and well attended Four now members were elected and welcom ed by the President and Mr. J. Mac pherson. It was decided to-send two delegates to tile annual conference, and at the invitation of tle branch, Mr J. Macpherso. agreed to act with Mr II. , Morris, who was appointed at the last half-yearly meeting. The fact that an honorary member of the branch, Mr T'. Honlihan, will also be a delegate to the conference from another branch, gives Dandenong a very strong team and considerable w?eight in the Association's Parliament. The con ference is now looked to as a good gange of public opinion in Victoria, representing as it does some 34,000 members, and its deliberations are watched over with keen interest by politicians who are alive to the sigans of the times. The meeting of the branclh on Ilthl March took the form of a discussion on the proposals which will be put before the conference. Th...
CLYDE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
CLYDE. A publis meeting was held hore on Saturday evening last, tbo object beisg to form a football club, and after a lot of discussion it was agreeood that a foot ball club bo formed, to bo called the Olyde Football Club. This small township can boast of somo crack playors, and friendly matches played with neighboring towns last season proved this to bo true. Tho following oflice-bearers woro elected :-President, Mr C. Croskell; vice-president., Cr. Herkes and Messrs. Huter, sour., A. Binut and T. A. Twyford; paRro.e, Messrs. Landale, Lighton, Forrest, Escott, O. Manks, E. Manks, C. E. Grahusm, E. Lee, W. Duff, W. IlHardy, Moxon, Bell, Dellville, J. Thornoll ; conunittee. Messrs Roland, Herkes, G. Churchill, T. Owens, Noewman, Hnlly burton, J. Bullock, J. Stick, T. McKay and A. Wall; captain, Mr H. Hunter; vico-csptain, Mr O. Hlitch ; delegates, MohIes. C. Croskell and H. Lighton ; secretary and troasurer, Mr. Harold Lighton.
WEDDING BELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
WEDDING BELLS. The Methodist Church, Somerville, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Wednesday afternoon week, the contracting parties being Miss Annie Barber and Mr Ernest Croft, both of this district. For some considerable time before the ceremony the church was crowded with guests, and a great many were unable to gain admittance. The bride, accompanied by her father, walked down the aisle to tehe strains of the hymn, " The Voice that Breathed &nbsp; o'er Eden. The Rev. Jas. Lowe conducted a very impressive and solemn service. and was assisted by the Rev. R. Jackson. The bride, who looked &nbsp; lovely in her wedding attire, was given away by her father. During the sign ing of the customary papers, Miss O. Sherlock sang a solo, " God Bo With You." This same young lady also played Mendolssohn's Wedding March as the bridal party proceeded down the aisle. The newly-wedded couple were liberally showered with confetti. A reception was held in the Mechanics' hall, ...
BERWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 19 March 1914
BERWICK. A gun club has been formed at Beaconsfield, with Mr. Alf. Sherriff hon sec. It is intended to get it going as soon as possible with a starling shoot. The grounds will be close to the station, and should at- tract the attention of the knights of the walnut. A fire broke out in the Park on Sunday, and did a great deal of damage. It demolished the road fence, besides burning down the timber along the creek. The resi- dents being near by had an anxious time, as the fire swept through their properties and threatened their resi- dences. A large band of fire-fighters assembled from all parts, and kept the fire from the houses. The local cricket club is winding up its season on the 21st inst., with a smoke night. S. Shellbrich won the batting average with 26 per inn- ings, and Mr S. Paternoster the bowling with 40 wickets at an aver- age of 13. T'he trophies are to be presented at the smoke night. The continued absence of rain is Mr S. P. Mackay submitted his propert-, known as Bur...
CATHOLIC FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
CATHOLIC FEDERATION. Thd second annual report of the Victorian branch of the Catholio Fed. eration has been issued by the State Council. It'shows that 356 branches of the Federation have booeen formed in Victoria, with about 5000 workers as members of the Branch Councils. Over 40,000 members were enrolled during last year. Prominence is given in the report to the Education question, in connection with which public moetings have been hold in all the important contres throughout Victoria. 10,000 copies of a leaflet dealing with the question have been distributed. The State Council expresses a determination to persist in bringing under the notice of fair-mindoe non.Catholics the injus tics of the present system as it affects Catholic citizens. The Federation is also actively opposing the proposal to introduce sectarian teaching into the pubhle schools of Victoria. It con tends that a question involving the conscientious rights of any citizens is not a suitable subject for a referendum....
DO YOU WANT TO LIVE MORE THAN 100 YEARS? [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
DO YOU WANT TO LIVE MORE THAN 100 YEARS? ']'he decrlease Il tile (leath-lllte dlur illng the last cenlltulry has been remark able, but, as everI'y well-informed phy sician will tell you, It ihas been brought about chiefly by lessenglng 1the nlm hlr of deaths aIlnollg infantlllls anlld lper sonls under thllIrty-five years of age. After the latter age the danger of death Is greater Ihan ever, In spite of nil tihat medicine anld surgery can dlo. The famous Blritisll Ihysiclan. Sir James Sawyer, believes it is by no nmeans a diflcult minter fr o any hu man being to live to be 100 years olld. I I has recently declared that anly body can attain this age, unless killed by accident, if he or shle will religious ly observe the following elghteen commllandments of health": - 1. Eight hours' sleep every night. 2. Sleep on your right side. 3. Keep your bedroom window open. 4. Have a mnit at your bedroom door. w.' Keep your bed away from tlhe wall. 6. No coll bath in the morning, but a bath at t...
LANG LANG LIBEL CASE. Heward v. Blake. £200 Damages. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
LANG LANG LIBEL CASE. Heward v. Blake, £200 Damages. The libel eaction John Bunting lieweard, schoolmaster, Lang Lang., against Alfred H. Blake, grazder, of the same place, ha:s ex cited consilerable interest. Plaintiff claimed £500) datRages, and the hearing occupied six days before Juice Box and jtry, and was concluded on Monday, when a verdict was returned for plaintiff, damages b ing assessel at B20) with costs. The statements complsined of were erm bodied in a memorial cent to the ioa!ster for Education, in which it wae stated the plaintif hiad lost tihe respect of both parents •and children, that the children were beirg sent to other schoole rather than allow them ts be subject to his harsh, ill-tempered, and ,,,nraoaannhltratmtl' .ned ttat th.tlsin brnypyaraaaFcntlon tonils senooi; The" dofench. wnas that the eccasion was, privlcged, that there was no malice, and that the statemenlts were trune in substance and in fact. M1r L. B. Cusen (instructed by Mensars Herald and Son) a...
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, March 24. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
DANDENONG POLICE COURT Tuesday, March 24. Before Messrs H. M. Sutherland (chairman), A. \V. Pearson and I-I. A. Lousada, 3'sP. J. C.L Brewis v. J. C. Corridas. Work done, 3(G6/6. hIr Vowles for plaintiff, Mir Mac. pherson for detendant. James C. Brewis deposed that he was a painter, signwriter, etc., g_..pRnorny mnTd mainted a sign for Smtth ant CLrridas, *pnnrgVai-- he -aw both Smith and Corridas with regprd to the sign, and they both promised to pay when the sign was painted; Smith disappeared, and Corridas said he would take the sign and pay for it; wrote to Corrida-, but got no answer. To Mr Macpherson: Smith was the nutn who gave him first instruc tions ; saw Cortidas the day follow in ,lay, andl he told witness what to put on tie sign . 1, iL - ' Corridas at Springvale on the following, as to completing the sign ; wrote to Corridas repeatedly, but got no reply ; scme four months later he saw Corridas, and he said he would pay; told Corridas he would summons the firm; did not k...
GOOD HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
G000D HEALTH, I'ollowlng are lines .by Sir Alfred Power:; There's a skin without and a skin 'within, A covering skin and a lining Bkin; ilut the inner skin is the skin tvithout Double inwards and carried through ant; 'iThe mouth, the nostrils, the wlndplipe and throat, Are all of themn lined with this inner coat, \VWhich through every pnart is nmade to cxtend- lll?igs, liver antd bowels, from end to end. 'the outside skin Is a mnarvellous plan Por dishrctatgintg the dregs of tile ilesl of man; W'hile tile inner one takes fromnt tile food and the nir 'h;tat is needed the waste of thie flesh to repair. With clothlling andtl exercise keep your self warnt, ,ttid change your clothes qttickly if tironctetl in a storm;
DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
DRUIDS' GALA AND AUSTIN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. The Diruids have decided that this year the proceeds of their Ganla Art Ulnion and Bazaar shall be devotc.e exclusively to a Charity whos betIC fits are STRICTLY RiEE?\E) yOIl THE HELPILESS POO ~v1 iO AlR, AFFLICTED WITH INClRABLIrE DISEASES, namely, the AUISTIN HiOSPITAL, HIEIDELBEpRG. which provides acconnmmodation Inr 230 illn mates, aind is but with ol, except;onI the largest medical Chna..Iv In.lh, in addition to relleving trile worst forms of hIllnlan siuffering, i; ai per manenet safeguard of public health, they feel confident cannot but meet with your sympathly andl approval, and they therefore rely upon your gener ous support and co-operatlon in the task before thenm. There is no sharper sting in tile pathos of the Austin than in cases where strength fights hard. Greater agony there may be-the cancer wards are full of histories of such ghastly torment that it may not be told-but there the fight is hopeless, and soon it is not a fight...
Bowling Averages. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
Bowling Averages. Balll, 11. llns, WkLi~ Av, ASheriff, K P 258 2 211 ii 8SGO PHardy,C .., 720 290. 267 30 P.'0 A Winter, K P 1071 23 470 44 9.79 l IHooter, C... 881 6 191 18 10.41 A Smith, P ... 520 18 217 20 0 83 R Mitohel', 1D... 867 18 421 38 1107 Dr Langley,D 1151 36 4*0. 39 11.53 I,. hoga, P.,, 276 6 lt0 12 11.66 O. lobcll, K P 666 20 314 26 12.07 C Twyford, 0 ... 880 28 446 31 12.74 18S PAternoator, 13 5a 2G 9 624 40 13,10 G liull, K P ... 050 16 50 39 13.43 A, Ado.o.0, P 476 14 241 13.55 F aU'cckot U B 820 15 457 32 14,28 It rual, U ... 350 S 176 12 11.tCG
Batting Averages. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
Balting Averages. In. N.O. Runs. 1.S. Av. A Doff. C. 1...4 3 5t 125 52.81 PWoodley, 0... l10 3 341 131* 4 71 O Nobe'iuP, K " lii 3 424 107" 35.33 R Mitlchell, D... 13 0 435 115 55(0 o Twyford, O ... 14 1 445 1540 14.23 I unter,0 ... 15 2 3"0 87 29 23 AH Kennedy. D 13 0 371 *118 20,3.76 Dr Langly. D 12 2 261 54o0 2.10 8 Ilillbrick, I 16 0 408 1(0 26.CO WV Randle, K P 17, 3 363 112 25.92 A Anderson, P 121 1 276 52 203 O Winuto K P 13 !6 171 81" 21.85 G HlI, KP 14 2 2 5 72* :?2 7.5 1Veal, D ... 13 1 281 988 21i6
EMERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
EMERALD. Since Cr. Butcher has been in the council he has been most consistant in condemning the present school building, which, to use his own words, was not fit for a dog houe, let alone a residence for the teacher and accommodation for the large number of children attending the school in this progressive district. Mr. WV. S. Kleast, M.L.A, iminme diately he was approached on the subject, interviewed the Department on more than one occasion, and has at last ohtained a promise that a new school will be built to accommodate Ioo children, and a new and up-to date teacher's residence. The news of the promise has been received here with rejoicings.
FERN TREE GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
FERN TREE GULLY. A very large deputation was intro duced to the Commissioners of Rail ways on Wednesday by MIr. XV. S. Keast, M.L.A., protesting against the unsatisfactory service to Fern Tree Gully and Gembrook. At present the morning tmain, leaving Fern Tree Gully at 7 a.m., and leaving Gembrook at 5 a.m., con siderably effected the Gembrook traffic, while the early train was sup ported by the Bayswater, Fern Tree Gully and portion of the East riding, this caused a very divided opinion amongst the representatives on the deputation. The president, Cr. Collier, and Crs. Monk, Selman, Chandler, Gilmour and others sup ported the Fern Tree Gully interests, while Crs Kerr and Butcher and others took up the cause for Gem brook line. The Commnissioners, through Mr. Fitzpatrick, stated that, as far as the Gembrook train was tnued, the Commissioners' promised to acceed to the request conditionally that one of the two mid-day trains be discontinued. This gave general satisfaction to both par...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 26 March 1914
BOWLS. (By Driver.) Some of our bowlers paid the annual visit to Footscray on Saturday anod though de feated, had one of the most enjoyable outings of the season. The green wars undoubtedly the best we have played on, our opponents were true sports, and their hospitality was all that culd be desired. Weo had up against us the players in the "A" pennant team, and as a consequence some excellent play was seen on both sidep. For the locale, l'owis as eoptain, excelled hmlusf, andi demonstrated in a very capable manner his fitness for the position. HIe was well tupported by each mnmber of his team. Robbins was not in his usual winning mood. iHe a.ems overrweichtcd with the responsibility of supportinog Home Rule. tit had a strong rink agalRst him, andt being Christian, knocked the "j·us" house out nearly every time. 'Talbot'a rink was up one, and had uplenlid sport the whole of the afternoon. rhla rink was consliered thie " holy" rink, as it contained an apost!oe and a high dignitary in...