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WHITE CURSE IN ALASKA ESKIMOS THREATENED WITH EXTINCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
WHITE CURSE IN ALASKA E9SKIMOS THREATENED WITH EXTINCTION. Even the "Little People of the Ar tics" are deteoriating! Dr. Anderson -as?eociate of Stefansson?-back from three years of scientific investigation has made this discovery. Months of personal contact with and close observation of the Eskimos of North-Western Alaska (Seward Peninsula) quickens the doctor's won der that at this dlate one honest, self respecting Eskimo is to be found in Alaska's 590,884 square miles. For if ever there was a race--aborigine or civilised-literally torn from its in herent virtues and materihl inheri tance and forced in self-defence to lie, steal or beg, not to mention baser crimes, it is the "Little People of the Artics." "Eskimo woman, she no more good," sighed to me a native wise man. "Eskimo man he lie, he cheat, he steal like white man. Like white man, he take away his neighbour's wife. No more he give fish and cari bou to poor, sick EIskimo. He sell it to him like whire man. Eskimo he drink w...
FRESH AIR. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
FRESH AIR. Readers will have noticed the fre qluency with which inquirers are ad vised to seek outdoor exercise. There is no condition of the body, either in health or disease, which fresh air does not benefit. It is commonly known that the breath given out from our lungs is laden with. impurities; but few people apply this knowledge to their daily lives. Everyone must have noticed the sleepiness and yawning· that overcome people in a hot room where there is inadequate ventilation. The act of yawning is an involuntary effort of the ILngs to take in more oxygen or fresh air than the atmos phere is supplying. The lungs are continually asking for oxygen, as ev ery process of the body is dependent, ultimately, on the oxygen which finds its way into the blood. The blood is constantly journeying to and from the heart, and in the process passes through the lungs, where it is sub jected to a cleansing by means of the oxygen which the lungs have breathed in, and, at the same time, the impuri...
GAVE THE GAME AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
GAVE THE GAMJEI AWAY. Papa (peeping into conservatory where Ethel, Mr. Tompklns, and little Eva are sitting: "Are you having a nice conversation ?" Ethel: "Yes, papa. • Mr. Tompkins and I were talking about kith and kin, were not we, Eva ?" Eva: "Yes. Mr. Tompkins s?iid, 'Can I have a kith,' and you said, 'You kin'." The repartee of the conduictorette may not be so lull-blooded as that of her male counterpalrt, but ita rapier like qualitien are decidedly more ef fective. " 'AIToa, Ethel !" shoutel a jovial c;arman to one of the fare ladies one chilly morning recently. "Feeing cold, lcd dlear Why don't yer turn yet collar iup like me ?" "Well, you ee," sweetly replied the girl, "I've got a clean neck."
ONION AND POTATO DISH. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
ONION AND 'POTATO DISH. (Ib potatoes, two small onions, a little mixed herbs, a little flour, loz dripping, pepper, salt, water. Well grease a pie dish. Put in a layer of sliced potatoes. Add the grated onion and herbs, sprinkle on a httle flour, dripping, pepper and salt, add a lit tie water. Slice the potatoes for top layer, cover with another pie dish, and ba:ike in a hot oven for half an hour. Uncover, add a little more dripping, and cook uatil brown. "Now, my eon," caid the. comcien tious father, "tell me why I punish ed you ?" "'That's it," blubhered the boy in: dignantly, "First you pounded the life out of me, an' now you want to know what you've done it for."
MUSHROOM PATTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
.MUSHROOM PATTIES. Make 'patty cases of puff pastry a out a third of an inch thick. Fill ing: ~Ib. mushrooms, t pint of milk, joz. butter, joz. flour, yolk of an egg,'a little cream if desired, season ing. Stew the mushrooms in the milk Whed quite tender, drain, and chop coarsely. Make a thick coating sauce with the milk, in which mushrooms have been stewed, add the yolk of Sagg, and cook well, but be careful not to boil. Add the muskrooms and sea jsoning. Fill the patty cases and serve very hot. Hard-boiledl egg may be used instead of mushrooms if de sired, in which case add a little tar ragon vinegar.
Love's Message. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Love's Message. 'Why is it?' asked the inquisitive husband, "that you never ask anyone if you hat is on straight, as I often hear other women do?" "W'ell, if you must know," replied his wife. "it's because I love you so much." "But," he persisted, "I fall to see what your love for me-has to do with it-" '"W'hy," was the reply, "Just think how it would disgrace you if I were to call anyone's attention to'the only hat I have had in three years!" And that fetched him.
BARLEY PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
BARLEY PULDDING. 4 ounces barley, 1 quart milk, 2 ozs s!ugar, any flavouring preferred, some figs, sultanas, or raisins. Steep the (washed) barley all night in one pint of water. Next day drain off any Imoisture not absorbed; grease a pud ding dish, pour in the milk, barley, chopped fruit (previously stewed), sugar, and flavouring. Bake in a slow oven for three hours. If liked, a t !tie butter may be stirred in, and in times of prosperity an egg is added, but we can now do without this item.
Jones Denounced. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Jones Denounced. -Mr. and Mrs. Jones were having their usual wrangle over the difficulty of getting along without running into debt. "I must have more money for house keeping expenses," asserted Mrs. Jones. "Well, that's impossible!" cried Jones. "Try as I will, I can't make both ends meet" "But that's easily explained," re torted Mrs. Jones-"it's because you are so busy making one end drink!"
POTATO EGGS (Cold Dish). [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
POTATO EGGS (Cold Dish). Three hard-boiled eggs, flb mashed potatoes, one raw egg, breadcrumbs, frying fat, parsley. Divide the pota toes into three equal parts.- Shell the eggs and enclose them in the pota toes. Coat with egg and breadcrumbs and fry in hot fat, which should be sufficiently deep to cover them. Drain well ; cut in halves. Take out the yolk and mix with a little anchovy ; return to the case again, and serve.
How It Was. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
How It-Was. Willis: "I called on my best girl Ist night and laid my heart at her feet" Gillis: "'What happened?" Willis: "Her old man laid his feet on my heart" .Watts: Is .our baby intelligent? Papa: Intelligent! Why. if she wasn't she'd never be able to under stand the language my wife talks to her. Hte: Darling. will you love me when I'm gone? She: Yes, if you -are not too far gone.
ECONOMICAL SALAD DRESSING. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
iECONOMICAL SALAD DRESSING. ? pint milk, one yolk of egg, I tea spoonful made mustard, one small teaspoonful cornflour, & tenspoonful sugar, pepper and salt. Boil milk, blend cornflour with a littlL cold milk. Add boiling milk, and stir for a few minutes; return to pan and cook for five minutes. Beat yolk, add boiling mixture carefully. Return to pan and stir until egg is cooked, but do not boil. Add vinegar gradually to pre vent curdling. Season to taste. Al low to cool.
THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD CONFLICT. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD CONFLICT. What is believed to have been the. origin of the present war occurred on ; February 8. 1864. when Lord Russell, was summoned from bed, during a cruel night blizzard in St Petersburg. I by Lord Napier to decipher a tele-1 gram from London. which contained instructions that dismayed both. The Ambassador was to tell Prince Gort chaktoff that England would not In terfere on behalf of Denmark. and the supposition was then put on one side that England would ever make war for a question of honor. That is why the keel of the first Dreadnought was really laid at St. Petersburg. Thenceforward Germany had an ambl tfon. and determined to strain every nerve to wrest the trident from the hands of Great Britain, wherefore j the tragedy of 1914 was bound to beh enacted sooner or later. Coming to October 1913. Lord Redesdale tells us In his book of reminiscences how he visited Berlin as one of a mission in connection with the Anglo-German Foundation. being royal...
SAVOURY EGGS AND SALAD. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
SAVOURY EGGS AND SALAD. Two hard-boiled eggs, 2oz. bread crumbs, pepper and salt, 2oz. ground nuts, ? teaspoonful marmite, one ta blespoonful water or stock. A little jheeee grated, or other flavouring. Boil the eggs for ten minutes. Mix nuts, breadcrambs; and seasonings. Dissolve marmite in a little stock or water. Make all into firm mixture. Divide into two, flatten each piece on a floured board, roll the mixture round the hard-boiled eggs, working out all the cracks. Coat with egg or a thin batter of flour, salt, and milk. Roll in crumbs and fry in smoking hot fat for four or five minutes. Drain carefully. When cold cut in two and arrange on salad.
Womans' World. SAVOURY WAR TIME PIE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Womnans' World. # SAVOURY WAR TIMTE PIE. jlb cooked haricot beans, one onion, one large tomato, pinch eage, two large raw potatoes (or cold cooked ones), short pastry. Well grease a fairly large pie dish. Crush the haricot beans with a fork or put through mincing machine. Commence with a layer of these, then layers of thin slices of tomato, grated onion. and slices of potato, Sepson well with pepper and salt (luring the pro cess, which continue until the dish is full, with potatoes on top. Scatter a little sage over all, place a few pin ches of gravy salt round the side, and pour two or three tablespoonfuls of water in. Cover with a short paste crust and bake in a hot oven about three-quarters of an hour. Serve with gravy. If desired, a little dripping may be mixed with the haricot beans.
SPELT WITH AN "I." [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
SPELT WITH AN "I." - The drama contained thrills of all sorts, and was certainly good value for the money, if you didn't look too closely at the scenery and over-looked the weaknesses of the actors. After the third evening the manager of the company was discussing the small audiences with the proprietor of the theatre. "Business has been bad,'t said he frankly. "I suppose it must he on account of the war." "Not at all !" said the owner of the theatre. "I think it Is more on account of the piece."
RICE AND TOMATO CUTLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
RICE AND TOMATO CUTLETS. 3oz. rice. quarter tin (or $lb. toma toes), one small onion, loz. grated cheese, seasoning. Boil rice witth chop ped.. onion in half-D'nt of water until quite tender and the water evapora tes: Add tomatoes, cheese, and sea soning. Cook together to a stiff con sistency. Turn into a plate to cool. Shape into cutlets, dip in egg and breadcrumbs. Fry in boiling fat to a nice brown. Serve hot. Two eggs, half cupful breadcrumbs, 2oz. margarine, 20oz. flour, parsley and onion. Boil the eggs ten minutes, chop in pieces, and add half cupful of breadcrumbs. Melt margarine in a small pan, add a little parsley and a flavour'of onion. Let it cook a little then stir in flour and enough milk to make a still sauce. Mix eggs and breadcrumbs together with this and put aside to cool. Then shape into cutlets with a little flour, dip in egg, and breaderumhbs,and fry a nice brown and serve.
NUT AND LENTIL CUTLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
NUT AND LENTIL CUTLETS. Two small toinatoes,- 2oz ground walnuts, 2oz lentils, 2oz breadcrumbs, one small onion, two small apples. pepper and salt to taste. Cook len tils, tomatoes, onion, and apples to gether. When cold add breadcrumbs and nuts with pepper and salt, and make into a firm mass; then- form into cutlets, dip in egg and bread crumb. and fry a nice brown.
LADY MAYORESS PATRIOTIC LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
LADY MAYORESS PATRIOTIC LEAGUE. To make the above league as self supporting as possib:e. departments are being established to convert or treat materials which are generally thrown away into marketable and money returning products. It is desired to bring under public notice the- fact that the undermen tioned artleles are particularly useful to the League. and everyone will be rendering valuable service in prevent ing the throwing 'away of such ma terials. The money thus earned will purchase comforts for our brave boys at the front. The following will be most acceptable, vriz. Tooth paste or any collapsible tubes. Tea-chest -lead. Old lead piping. Zinc lining from cases. Copper, copper wire or old electric wire. Tin or lead f?oll from cigarette pac kets, chocolates, etc. (however small or broken). Copper wire from stout bottles, etc. Lead capsules off bottles. Packages -addressed to the Lady Mayoress' League, Town Hall, Mel bourne, are carried free on the RaiI ways. SThere -are many t...
Up-to-Date. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
Up-to-Date. Rock-a-bye. baby, upon the bough. You get your milk from a certified cow! Before your eugenic young parents were wed They had decided how you should be Sfed. Hush-a-bye. baby. on the tree-top, If grandmother trots you, you tell her to stop. Shun the trot-horse that your grand mother rides It will work harm to your little in sides. Mamma's scientific--she knows all the lawn She kisses her darling through car bolised gauze. Rock-a-bye, baby. don't wriggle and squfrm; Nothlng is near you that looks like a germ. One pound of sheep's wool is' cap able of producing one yard of cloth.
MATHEMATICAL PRODIGY. [Newspaper Article] — Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News — 17 May 1917
MAT~HEMATICAL PRODIGY. A child wonder, with unusual men tal powers; attends a school at Find ley, Ohio. He is Master Roy Fork. a~ged six. and the son of a local well driller. Vhile bright in all his school work. the boy is a prodigy in mathe matics. He knows the calendar by heart, and although plied with the most severe questions in regardf to daysf and dates he never makes a mistake. If you tell him your age he can tell in a second the year you were born, and if you give him the date of your birthday, and ask him what day of the week It comes on he replies at once. correctly and without fail. Although not customary to teach children the months and abbreviations of months., Roy had them mastered when he went to kindergarten, and the remarkable feature is that he was never taught. Hie is also quick as lightning in solving problems which deal with- ad. dition and substraction of the calen dar, and catch questions have no ter ror for him.