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PEN-POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
PEN-POINTS. None are so blind as those who can not s''. It takes a good deal oa philosophy to take things as they come, but it reqrluires more to part with things as zhey go. All women are two-faced-before preparing their toilettes and after. Truths which have to be whispered are usually false. Heights, whether physical or men tal, usually induce dizziness. 'rTie Austin Hospital for Incmurabls, the one institution in the SLaty which undertakes the cafeful tending and the tender relieving of the most pitl able cases oL physical human suffer ing which can possibly be.conceived. What that endurance must be is not possibly known to the outsider. There are bald facts that cover a. world of hidden meaning. Sooner or later the strain becomes too much for those who work in the hospital, and a 'breakdown comes. The nerres go; no woman can stand for very long the sight of the ghastly torture of the cancer wards, and the utter hopeless ness of thile fight where pain and death must inevitably b...
A THRILLING TALE. ENGLISH FAMILY'S PLIGHT IN PERU. EXTRAORDINARY NARRATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
- A THRILLING TALE. ENGLISH IF'AMILY'S PLIGILT IN PEIIU. EXTRAORDINARIY NAItRATIVE.' 'I'he remarkable story of the adl vcntures of an -E:nglish family inl the interior of Peru was related to t Central News representative by iMrs. Evelyn .\Ankers, who is tes porarily resident at Twickenham.. Mrt. Syilney tayrnlond Ankeris;the "lady's husband, is an engineer, who "'was engaged to take a muotor launch to ,a - Spanish rubber., nnag anikte: the Liunch being intended for, ursie is the conveyneie of rulbber on the Amazon. ,Ir Ankers decithl1 to taike swita4ha-. his- wife anl l hi. little boy. DIerrick,(.litit.) tlrs. Alskers alns the lir.t white oansan toplnnetrate to ln!re lle S Iios;. and her aplpearance there cautited sometthing like c',isternation ' a ? ong the tnantve" witOlllell iof tile tdistrirt, who sltimutely guitasl s1 ti lent confilelnce t ti apprtach ilear etlnsuh to the whit wotllant to tetr a'wn~ t every. buttos frttn hter dres.• When the nmottlor Inttih hald 1?e1n .i'wt t t...
WAY TO SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
WAY TO BUCCESS. The men who succeed best in life save alwavs been cheerful adhpe. • ?,z t--rnrrr-~ i "?0"?'?€?n7iZZ~~''?ou-f??i btisi· rne- with a smie on their faces; and took the chanoes and chances of their normal life like men, facing rough aidi .mr'.,th alike as it came, and so fnd thile truth of the old proverb, that 'gorod times and bad times and ill times pass over.' Lady twho is on a visit to her rnative to:in): How is Mrs Gabb? - Iraven't aeon her for a long time. IfIsess: She is having her usual an. ;/d downs?. Lady visitor: And what may that he, I pray? u bs Iostess: Oh, running up bills and running down her neighbours. The oldest bell in England is one in t.he church at Claughton, Lanca shire. It dates from 1294. The prper distance between the eyes is thle width ol one eve. (If yours do net exac:ly sgree with t~ie. doh'P alis"? it: it dose nut mnattl
Student of Nature. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
Student of Nature. 'flI.nnlv." said the tragejdian. set itig lounll his lLis and alasnt aIinle.dly p'ckctin b~mly changa,, whi.h laI ufn the UI r between.'ll Ius. if" aLn th nk, for ,-iir good omin ian. I nlfaiis stuaiy from \ntire -fironi \natrs sir. o mi nctiing soa seC. rollerfcte \atire hrsrlef." *frv tfii, eiiir, aif n ofiirer ,r \aturc riverertly.i "'ow, whern did y.our stuiiy tIhit c'xpressioii of intense luirpirise thiat yoiu nsaniiiie in the second net?" "Fromi Natare, sir Iriiiii Siature. To .ecure that eSxpressinn I alskid ni intimoate' personaia frisiiui to lIed mctin c pounds. lIl ri.lefsed TIhis cnascd me n s',arpris". I tried nex-ernl iuore. i inallf. I ,struckione wfiih was wiffllg to ohlhigr.' no and, inl a1 iyss the exrSfTiSi~f on of us own. face. I snw ithers' ssrprist' fiut iL Was nat '.ufhiitt wnnitcth ie t sIns lfiyethf ? Wftih oi;t;frrSn that- tfhe.. soe'reigns uight lie iuh:l - t'l a in ~rfiupiri."l; j ~ :~, t "Well '?" ai si th' otiier breat 'Th~en an idea s...
SECOLLECTIONS OF JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
L.-le.IL'2TlONl ^lF JAP-.?. '1 was riding in a Japaneae rick thaw down one of the principal streeta )f Tekio when we aimos.t ran into tulother, crosisinig the road at a right iingle,' writes a newspaper correspou tent. " Both men stopned auddenly, tid with ditictulty avoided ? collision. tlad they been English porters it is very likeTy that they would have round it necessary to relieve their ieelines by using strong language. L!ie Ien, however, only smiled gooid intlur.dlv. iand taking off their asraw !hat·, bowed to each other most politely, and then we went on our .a;y. Japatnese men and women, even .l, u poorest, seem to be naturally i)t'!:e and considerate. I saw a AIrhkilg man deliver a note to a ii:ickShith. The man with his black race camle out of his workshop, and b,.tlh iiin bowed two or three times ., acih other with much ceremony. 1 uiticed that working women meeting -ach other act in the same manner :his politeness seems, I think, to b hi- iotcome of a general kindlinev1...
DANDENONG TRAMWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
DANDENOKC TRAMWAY. At die Melbourne County Court on Monday, before Judge Eagleson, R E. Whetham, of Oakleigh, proceeded against the Dandenong shire council claiming L150 for damages alleged to have been caused by the defendants by constructing a tramway in front of his property. In support of the claim it was stated that plaintiff was owner of a block of land in Dandenong, access to which was obtained from Stud road. In June of last year the council erected an em bankment and tramway along Stud road which obstructed plaintiffts access to his property, and consequently the value of the land had been materially de preciated. For the defence it was ad mitted that plaintiff was entitled to damages, and the only question to be considered was the amount of damage he had suffered. His Honor gave judgment for plaintiff for L60, with costs. The new Foundling Home at Beaconsfield is to be opened on the 6th of May by Lady Stanley, and all arrangements are now being made for the function. It is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
PHIt IX ASSURANGE CO. LTD. ESTD, 1782, WORKERS' COMPENSATION. FIRE. ACCIDENT. LOSSES PAID EXCOEEO 9 0,oOO. LoaU by BUSH RRES an?d by LIC,4TININC maae geod by th!s Cdmanpy. AGENTS WIANTED. v'*r.._ 461 To 471 8iURKE ST., OFyc. : MilE. k 'RNE. DALCET' & CO. LTJ., ACE;TS. TO NEW3PAPER PROPRIETORS. SEGOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good Order). Lower and Upper. Double and Treble. For Sale, Cheap COUNTRY PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO. LTD, THE EXCHANGE,. MELBOURNE. POULTRY FOR EXPORT. All Classes wanted. We buy by Iive weight. Crates~ lent No Commission or Cartaze Charged. Chickens & Ducklings, 64 lb. 01d Fowls from 2/- to 4/6 pair, any breeds. DAVID HYLAND , SONS, BENNITT'S FREFEZING WORKS. MELBOURNE. A musical paper tells us that many singers suffer from premature grey hair. Yes, and some of the songs they sing are often "bawInd." 80RRIENTG. Spend Your Holldar neoar the Open Ocean. The cowfort?. of your hcme lreralt at the BACK BEACH PALACE. Moderate Tariff. Tel. 1U Motor Garage, Baths...
THE FEAR OF LAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
TEE FEAR OF LAUGHTER. Perlhaps one of the hardest trials., a roung marn is called upon to enduro is bsing laughed at. Many a man has szc iiunIcdr to the scornful laughter of his rllows, who has successfully resisted ,any other al t?acks of the eeaning. When someone had dropped a lonf, and was as:lhamed to pick it up a:gain, Dio renev, wishing to teach him a lesson. ;I e1 a cord round the neck of a bottle id dragged it all through the Cera. micus :at Athens. A man said to him: M'a:1ny pcople will laugh at yoe." l' It f." he replied. "'am not lautlghed :lon." How many would envy such de ermlnation and -courage? When yoc comne to think of it, what is there in the larlghter of foolish people to make as afraid?' "As is the'crackling of thorni under a pot, so is the llughter of a fool," says the wise man. Laugh ter can never break any bones, and it is a coward's part to allow it to inti midate us.. No coward is greater than he who dires not to be wise becauss rodols will laugh at him.
Mottoes on Doors. SOME REMARKABLE EXAMPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
Mottoe~s on Doors. SOME RFMAIHKABLE EXAMPLES. From a collection of mnottoes in scribed on the doors of the dwelt ings of famous men, published in the "'New York T'ribune," we take the following : .lJack London looks back wsith something of the pride that npes, humility to his youthful 6xperiencesd .. as a tramp. Nevertheless, hthoe rxperiernces have not taught him hos pitality to the masses. On the front door of his home in California this legend greets the' wayfarer. "No admission Except on: Business. -o Dusiness Transacted fere.e" The back door is equally forbid ding. "Please." so runs the sign, "Do Not Enter Without Knocking. PIlease Do Not Knock." There is aI French proverb which says, "By reason of a ipunlct ationt mark Martin lost his udonkey." And thereby hangs a tale : Over the .hiey of .sinll. in It ly (Is nello, it tuniv hI,e fulrthr expllame:ne , - .t dinlnauti :'. mLiootniow; a lttl: a. thre uotvce presided a thc? e r'.'r-" t1 1-e inscribhd \ert the 'jutsil' ,D .': Dlie ...
A PARROT STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
A PARROT STOP.Y. It is said that a tradesman occupy sug a shop in the O)ld Uniley. just opposite Newgate prison, possessed two parrots, a grey and a green one,e. "hiIcn haid been taught to speak. 11hes a knock was heard ;at the treet door the green psarot usced to -peak, but whetr. thle street Ibell was ruslg, then the grey parrot answered. Now,, the house in wlsich their owner iv.,l hlsd a projecting porch, which prevented a person stanrding at the door frost seeing the first-floor win iows. One day, whent tie parrots xere hanging in their cage outside tihe window, a msIs knocked at the door. * Who' tIhere?' said the green par rot. rThe man with the lea;Lther," was the reply. * Oh, ohl!' answered the bird, andi re maiscd silent. After waiting come time for the door to be opened, the man knocked again. 'Who'a there?' repeated the green parrot. ' Who's there! Why don't you come and open the door?' "'Oh, oh!' repeated the parrot. This so enraged tihe man that he furiously rang the bel...
Patience is a Virtue. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
Patience is a Virtue. If patience is really a virtue there i. a young man in the south-eastern suburbs who ought to wear a full-size halo. Last Thursday night he stood at a street corner and referred to his watch which registered seven o'clock. Just then a girl with a small Covent Gar den on her hat approached. "What a time you have kepi: me waitig, IMaud," said the youth. The girl tossed her head. "It's only just seven," she said, "and I didn't promise to be here till half-past six." The young man smiled. "Yes," he said, "but you've msletaken the day. Ive been waiting since last night!"
The Unknown Quantity. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
The Unknovwn Quantity. "I'll bet she will,'" began tie rash youth. "Don't!" interrupted his older and wiser eompanion. '"Dou't bet that she will ever do anvything. You can c,.v-r tell what a wo;man will do" "'But," protested the young man, "I was going to bet that she would do the unexpected." "Don't." repeated tihe elder earnest ly "I'Even that is no safe bet." The Commissioners of the State Savings Bank of Victoria are inviting applications, until 30th April next, for Stheir four per cent. debentures or dc. benture stock. These are being sold to the public at £99 10/- per £100, and may be obtained at Head Ollice, Elizabeth-street; or any of the branch* es. Debentures have a currency of ten years up till 30th April ,1924, and may be paid for with debentures of previous issues, which. the Commis sioners are willing to purchase at prices to be ascertained on applica tion at Head Ofnce. If purchasers so desire, they . may obtain debenture I stock instead of debentures. ThisI stock is ...
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 8 April 1914
, FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. A meeting of the Berwick Dis trict Football Association was held at Triado's Hotel last even ing, when delegates were present from Berwick, Pakenham, Nar nargoon, Dandenong. Spring Vale, Clayton, Cranbourne and Clyde clubs. Mr H. McCann occupied the chair. The minutes of the last meet ing were read and confirmed. Naw TEAMs. Applications were received from Narnargoon and Clyde teams for admission to the as sociation. The secretary explained that he had written to the railway department re extending the 1.30 p.m. tr in te Pakenham to Narnargoon, on Saturdays and had received a reply to the effect that the train would he exttnded when required on a guarantee of 20 passengers. In regard to Clyde arrangements could be made to carry the teams ±iomn Ber ick to Clyei for LI. -. Mr Smith moved thet the Nar nargoon team be admitted to the association. Mlr Glements secon ded the motion. Mr N. Brunt, a Cranbourne delegate said he was certain his club would object to the ...
SEA-PIE. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
SEA-PIIE. You will require for this soelle ,befsteak or sollle nice pieces ,i beef, allhowing enough for each per son. A little fath-bacon is a nice addition, andtl ablout half ai pound dt liver. You also require sonle onions, a carrot, a piece of tlrnip, and a stalk of clery--all cut small. Cut the nmeat in small pieces, and season With salt and pepper ; clean the vegetables nIternately into a large deep saucepan, and add a little water. On the topl place a round piece of suet pastry, about an inch thick. This should fit the top of-the saucepan. Cover with the lid, allow the contents to boil up once, dlraw to the side. anld sinumer for three hours. To serve, place meat andl vegetables in a hot dish, and put the pastry on top, cut in four pieces. Potatoes, plainly boil ed, are served in a well-warmed vegetable dish.