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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
STATE SAVINGS BANK OF VICTORIA grants LOANS ON EASY TERMS. up to three fifths of valuation. ON BROAD ACRES .................... £2000 to £25000 ON TOWN PROPERTIES .................. £500 to £25000 for a term of 3 or 5 years with .option of paying off a portion on any pay day. Interest 5 per cent. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS .............................. £50 to £2000 ReDpayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 pey cent. Security may be either Freehold, or Crown Leasehold that could be made Freehold at any time on payment of the balance of Crown Rents. Loans may be granted for the purpose oS purchasing the land taken as security, or Daying off existing liabilities thereon, paying Crown Rents, improving, developing, or carrying on the farm, purchaslng stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES. VILLAS and SHOPS .......... £50 to £1000. Repayabhle by rInstalments spread over 159. years, with Interest at 5 per cent No CHfarge for Mortgage ...
Why You Hide Your Head in Bed. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
Why YouHide Your Head in Bed. (ly (Vjn. LEE. l-,'(WA.ID. M.D.) thildren anti tiftetn aultst will. lupon getting into beul. dcrk their heads under the csrverings and re nIlti qlieti`-for somnle timte. STlhis Is niot; a forll of play notr a sign of fuar it is instinctive il ttnll-a tIrait left uits from the time ollr uln.estors lived in their tree beds. LThe otraitg-outitang of nor ctltout and the gorilla, if A\frica to hty- to the saire fthing when th,' y curl up to sleep; They Ihave an1ile iini which thegy place their heads, iegardless of the.- othier p.rts oi their bodies. Stnictilnes they reach utt andtl pull lownt the thick-leaved biranches. Ltt is not done for artIthlI lit: pirobably w-ith the ostrich-like itldeac that the head once covuertl .so the.y cannot see they believe their -aelries are also kept frolllt seeing the sleeping forms. lirlds, also. ?sieep. with their headts hidden en tirely out of sight under their fea thters. Whatever is the reason, the pilint is that urne s...
ONE OF THE GREATEST MYSTERIES OF HISTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
ONE OF THE GREATEST MYSTERIES OF HISTORY, In the ear 1323 there uppeared in the streets of NSremb?rg a youth who could apuarently not even stand se curely. Utpon his person a card was found, stating that, owing to certain directions, he had been kept since his birth In absolute seclusion, never seeing anyone or being taught any thling. Gradually the boy was taught to read and write, though, till his dis covery, he could not speak a word ex cept to say his name, "Kasper Hau ser," which he had been taught to re peat like a parrot; nor did he know the ncame of a single object. By de grees he related that he had spent all his life in a dlark "hole," where lihe w.as fed by a mran every day, though he could not describe him, owing to the darkness in which be had always seen him. At last KasDper Ilauser was taken in charge by an i-nglisb no'l',mran- Lord Stanhope-and educated to take the place of a clerk: but on.' day, while out walking, thle young man, who was now about twenty-one years o...
A RUSSIAN WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
A RUSSIAN WEDDING. A Russian wedding is described by a traveller who was one of the invited guests. It was to take place at 8 p.m., but the bride, of course, was late. Instead of arriving at eight o'clock, it was nearly nine before she made her appearance. She was pre ceded by her nephew, a little boy five years old, holding an image of "Our Lord" The child gave this to the priest, and then the service began. Neither organ nor any musical in strument is allowed in the Russian Church, so the choir, consisting of five men, chanted. The priest alter nately read and the choir chanting went on for about half an homur. The priest then addressed several words to the bride and bridegroom. Two gentlemen, "'garcons d'honneur," or groomsmen, stepped forward and were each given a crown, which they were to hold over the bride and bride groom's head until the end of the service. The priest then put a wedding-ring on the third finger of the right hand of each, and the chanting went on as before. T...
Sixteen Million Channel Tunnel. WILL TAKE FOUR YEARS TO BUILD ACCIDENT-PROOF TUBES. FOOD SUPPLY SAFE IN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
Sixteen Million Channel : ' Tunnel. WILL TARKE FOPL: YEARS- TO BUILD ACCIDENT-PR-IOOF TUBES. FOOD SUPPLY SAFB.L WARu. All the fascinating details of that hig project, the tunnel _between Eng land rind Franooe, have hen given to n. meeting of the IF'ranco-British T.ravel Congreass. ...The cosL of th, channel was estimated at -t16., 00, 000 by Baron Emnil d'Erlanger. The English and French companies woumld each contribute onle half of thiis sum and each would tuild twelve' miles 'of the:' tuihnel, the Baron explained. J.Erom the entrance at Dover the tie'l would dip under the Channel for A length of twerdty-fl'r ;';iles, emerging at Sandgate, near Culais. ' T.Jiar ge power station would pro vide motive power for the trains, as wel, as electricity 'for ,glhllng,. and compressed 'nir for thapurpose of _entilation, ? .' Baron ii Erlinger :thmoug t 'th& tunpel would capture .at Icast-65 per cent of the . Cbntinental pnas?ew gers, who lt Ahe nornial criite pi yearly inerypnse w6uld...
Why Many Smart Children Have Stupid Parents. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
.Why IanSrart -Ghildren Have Stupid Parents. A fact that hias .ra.cledl not only the e? ,nsts, bht lay mien as well. is the circumstanre that frequently normal chiliren, who are not dlcl- cient in any way either mentally or pihysically, are Iorn of feeblL mintedl parecnts. There are hun drdts,. of wel~tl a'ilthenticated in stances of this sort of record, and they. have worked considerable dis comtiture to those eugenIstl who e lieve that reebl&minded persons p-hould lfe prohibited fromn marrying :tecainse they Ielieve that their ef-' spring, is hound to be like their paren t--dieflcient. Dr? . Clharles Davenplort. a eugenic expert, e?iaisn this particular state of alffairs in the follouing manner: itimust be bornre in mind that the -tnentally deficiecnt arc not all defti cient in the same way. The ternu is. a very general" and comprehen SiF, one, anmt is stretclhedll to firludle stupidity so extreme as to: tonsti tute utter inalbility lto grasy.l any thing at all. as well a-...
Leila and Her Lover. Published by Arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co. Ltd., London and Melb. III. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
Leila and Her Lover. By MAX PEMBERTON. Published by Arrangement with Ward Lock and Co. Ltd., London and lMelb. III. It was almost dusk when they re turned to the Castle, so at:ruistic had been their motives of delay. Lights; shone from all the ' pper ,indowsv of that venerab:e pile. jFooutien eI the halls below vlked witih the mcasicured step of those who have irend an oc cupation again at?er many days. Leil:a had hegeds tl.t sha e miiht retire to her own cell durling these hours of presc.rbed carniv:al, but he would not hear of it. "You owe mie thaLt much." he sld. "You must save me from the tgc;rs." She mrade :o an' wsr, and tl:- ei - tereid te g:reat hall togethert. Ther· were guests already arri'ved--cnd a bruit of eveints kihch was onuinous. Sre hal not seesr - DtLy since lunch, and was iple,.tseI enough to h-ar his voisce as shi, went Id :o he great stalr case from tht eardien. lie had been playing at traniways with the Archd:-acon, and that vener able functionary rose from th...
A Story of the Boer War. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
A Story of the Boer War. Brigadier-tknertl. . E. G1untgh, in n lecture at the onton ort nivTiersity, on "Counter "Atacks,'" em|ph?sised the'. value' o, -'stu;lleneti-is and fierce Snr5s. in. a cnunter- attar;, ain-d ithe danger of puhruinn it too far. -'- i le quoted, as i good .tmrn:le ialri-r tish hintory ,of n succe.sful confeitr attack, a charge at Wugon [ll in the noer War. For abolrut tenloyurs the opposing sides 'ere entrenched within a'distance of from fifteen to thity? ardris of,cacl nother, and tierco fir-ing took place. No succes~ul chiarge coiuld be-i riade, for onl- , a' .ll pa'rtv ~1Id cihenr the ietr glie the ord er anfi .in every :Isen threy were shot. dows a a, ,speo tos thly got4. tlysr tia-t )eeit' It' 'I faoing cerFtfln:h?fith. 1Ult t:2: .nie i of the Devon negiment aine up tin oberverd ly the enertly, ilntl were I ldeployedl quietly. Everything 'wnas explainced .to th?ek a:fil'd rwhi 7 ?the' or Hdr' wa's. glvIri;' th".e .liiily toppede the ri"'9, r;,ce.! tcrouo ...
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL ACT. CUM MONWEALTH' OF AUSTRALIA. it is intended forthwith to enter upon a complete review of the Comrnon'wealth ,±?ectoral Rolls for the State of Victoria. It will be the duty of the Electoral oni cdals, under the law to take proceedings against any persons who have failed to comply with the compolsory provisions elr! the Electoral Act in respect to enrol mtnt. and to take the necessary legal action to remove from the Rolls on- which they now appeatr any names which under the l?w should not be retained, on ouch Every quaHlfed p?.rson not already cor-. rectly -nroned. Inclnding every elector wrho has changed his or her place of livin., hot who has not taken the neces nary action to secore correct enrolment for the Subdivision of "the Elletorate In which-he or she lives and has lived for a period of not less than one month. Is ad v--ed to at once comply with the law by completing and lodging the required form of claIm with tlh Electoral RegIstrar croncerned. An...
SECOND ROUND. June 20 [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
SEC2nD ROUND, . SJune 20 Ciyton v lierwick Pakeobum V Clyde Dondenong v Cranbourne Spring Vale v Nat Nat Goon June 27 Clyde v Olayton Berwiek v Pakenham Nar Nat Goon v Dandenong Cranbourne v Spring Vale July 4 Dandenong v Cyde Spring Vale v'Berwsck Pakenhano v Nar Nar Goon Clayton v Crauobourne July 11 Berwiok v Dandenoug Clyde v Spring Vale Cranbourne v Pakenham Near Nar Goon v Clayton July 18 Clyde v Cranbourne Berwiok v Nar Nat Goon Clayton v Pakenham Dandenong v Spring Vale July 25 Cranbourne v Berwiok Nar Nar Goon v Clyde Dandenong v Clayton Spring Vale v Pakenham August 1 Pakenhabm v Dandenong Berwick v Clyde Clayton v Spring Vale Cranbourne v Nat Nar Goan Semi Finale, Aug Sand 1i Final, Aug 22 Grand Final, hUg 29. Match en grounnd o firot-named club.
FOOTBALL. BERWICK ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
FOOTBALL. BERWICK ASSOCIATION, Following is the draw for the season; - Ftasrt Ratto. May 2; Berwick v Clayton Clyde v Pakenham Cranbourne v Daudenonu Nhar Nar Goon v Sprrng Vale May 'J, Clayton v Clyde Pthenham v Baraick Dandenoog v Nar Nar Goon Spring Vale v Crannborno' May 16, Clyde v Dandenong BHrwick v Spring Vale Nar Nan Goon v Pakonham Cranbourne v Clayton May 23 Dandenoog v Berwick Spring Vale v Clyde Pakenham v Cranbourne. Clayton v Nar Nar Goon IMay 30 Cranbourne v Clyde Nar Nar Goon v UHlerwi?k Pakenham vClayton Spring Vale v Dandenong Jone 6 , Berwick v Cranbourne Clyde v Na?tr Nar Gooan Clayton v Dandenong Pakenham v Spriug Vale Jnne 13. Dalndnoog vPakenham Clyde a Borwick Soring Vale v Clayton Nar Nar Goon v Oranbourne '
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
VARIETIES. A man natirrally believes in the sur vival of the littest as long as he lives. Sonme preople are so sensitive that tlhey seemr to have corns all over them. Charity beins at homo, and often ruins its health by staying there too much. Constant rebuffs are the kicks of fate, and hope dies under them. It's not runtil a man wants to hbr row a sovereign that he discovers that he has so many close friends. However practical we deem it, that life loses itself which fails to keep in touch with thie invisible. Of all the dliscorerices which men need to make, thie miost inmportant at the present nmoment is that of thIe self forming power, treasured up in them selves. It is not so very long ago that cop per was uised in Swedenr as the chief mediumll of exchange, and at times erclrhanfs hadl to take wheelbarrows urith theim when they went to receive payments of large sums. Artificial eyes were first used by the Egyvptians, long before the Christian ara. They were fashioned of gold, il...
IT DIDN'T WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
IT DIDN T WORK. A man stood at the corner oa a atreet in a crowded thoroughfare, and after performing a few asmplo con juring tricks to attract the passers by, proceeded to his real business. ".ly friends," he began, "I have an article here to relieve suffering hiu smanity, thatia to say, all who soffer from coughs. I don't care ,whether the cough is chronic or tetiporary, whether it is a spring, summer, aui tumn, or winter cough, I will guar antee that one box of my 'kill-cough dropa'.will cure it, mand they're only 6d. a box. If you haven't a cough now, invest in a box and provide against one. You never know when a cough may seize you, so be in time. I tell you that I guarn guaran- Ought! ough!" Here the man broke into such a violent fit of coughing that it made his false teeth rattle. The crowd burst into a chorus of derisive yells, and someone shouted: "Why don't you take a box of your "kill-cough drops" and slaughter that there barking, you old fraud?" The manl held up his hand...
Quite Lively Enough. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
Quite Lively Enough. Seated on an empty box in front of a log cabin In the Far West was a man cleaning a double-barrelled gun. A passing tourist stopped to chat, mand asked him how far it was to the nearest neighbor's. "A trifle over two miles," he re plied. "As far as that? You must find it rather lonely here." "No, I can't say as I do. You see I mortgaged this claim for four hun dred dollars. And I couldn't pay, so tley foreclosed." The stranger murmured an exclam ation of surprise,. "hat was two years ago, and the sheriff has been trying to get posses sion ever since. He comes twice a week. and we have a shot at each other: and at least twice a week some idiot comes along and wants to lnow if I ain't lonely; and then there are thieving tramps and rattlesnakes; so this life is about as exciting as I like. There comes the sheriff now. You had better lie down behind that log, and keep clear of his gun." Messrs. Stone and Co., meat sales men, Metropolitan Meat Market, Mel tourne, rep...
PRISON MASTERPIECES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
PRISON MASTERPIECES. Byron's tamo?n?s poem. "The Prison er of Chillon," is supposed to be writ ten by Bonnivrd. the Genev-an pa triot, whilst he was incarcerated in the Chatean of Chllon, on the shores of the lake. But the poem was really written at lightning speed whilst Byron was imprisoned by inclement weather for a night and a day in the neighborhcod. Nevertheless, some notable literary achievements have been really writ ten in gaol. undoubtedly the most out standing being two of the world's greatest classics, "The Adventures of Don Quixote" and "The Pilgrim's Pro gress." If only those two books had belIonged to the literature of captivity they would have been sufficient to make that literature distinguished and immortal. Thomas Cooper, the Chartist, whles life reads like a romance, and whose name is held in reverence by modern reformers, wrote a remarkable poem 'hilst he was lylng in prison on ac countt of his political agitation. This poem bears the remarkable title of "'The P...
WORDS OF WIT AND WISDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
WORDS OF WIT AND WISDOM. Be good, but also be good for some thing. It usually costs a man something to listen to flattery. Life is not all night and conflict: morning breaks at last. Know your man before you let his opinlons weigh much. Singleness of purpose is not the same thing as strength of character. To be conscious that you are ir Forant is a great step to knowledge. Preaching is out and away easier than practising, but not half so "f fectual. Everything that thou reprorest in another, thou must most carefully avoid in thyself.-Cicero. A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can 1do in an hour. Many of the things which worry us most are trifles wh-n we come to examine them closely. To have a respect for ourselves guides our morals and to have a de ference for others governs our man ners.-Sterne. Nine-tenths of the people who fall in life do so because they have never appreciated the value of thorough ness. Only for the cheerful does the tree of life b...
Going Cheap. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 15 April 1914
Going Cheap. Sotlm time ago a man was awaken id in thle night to find his wife weep Ing uncontrollably. "My darling!" he exclaimed, "wha. is the matter?" "A dream!" she gasped. "I have had such a horrible dream." Her husband begged her to tell it to him, in order that he might corn fort her. After long Dersuasion she was induced to say this: "I thought I was walking down the street, and I came to a warehouse where there was a large placard, 'Husbands for sale.' You could get beautiful ones for flifteen hundred pounds, or even for twelve hundred, and very nice-looking ones for as low as a hundred." The husband asked Innocently: "Did you see any that looked like me?" The sobs became strangling. "Dozens of them," gasped the wilfe, "done up in bunches like asparagus, and sold for ten shillings a bunch."