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DIGESTIVE BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
" IGESTIVE TISCUI'TS. For these biscuits the principal constitllenlt is wheatenll meal, and 4Il,. of this meal is first mixed in a Ibsin with a pinch of baking soda, a quarter oif a teaspoonful of salt, and a dessert-spoonful o[ castor sugar. Then into these in gredients crunlble finely :loz. of hutter, or, it-preferred, toz. of drip ping andtl 2oz. of butter will do instead. Work all these ingredients into n very stitT paste with a little s\weet milk, kneadl well, roll out, anld cut into rounds the size of a teacup. Then place the rounds on a greasedl tin, prick then with a fork, :tnd Ibake in a moderate oven for a l qularter of an hour.
BANBURY BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
BAN~IURY BISCU iTS. In ua basin unix 6o£. of flour and 2o0. of cornflour. adding to the??e 3oz. of castor sugar, a quarter of a teaspoonful of baking powder, and a pinch of salt. With the tips of the tingers crumble in finely Ib. of blttter, afterwards addiug 2oz. of currants. washed, dried, and picked. Mofsten these ingredielt.s to a still dough with a 'ell-beaten egg; and then tn ort.I kneold aeli, and roll out thinl). I he dough cut Into roulnds the size of it ?reakfastcup. the round being placed on a greased Lin, auld bnkeil it a tlodertlc oven until they bhcome a pale yellow eo lour. .\.As a rule these biscuits take. tllllt .t plturter of an.lhotir to fire.
SHREWSBURY BISCUITS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
-IltRE~l?tB~'UY BISCUITS. In a bausin beat to a cream loz. of Illtter with 4ot. of castor sugar. Mix in a plate lb. of flour with ta quarter of a tenspoonful of )ak ing powder rand a pinch of salt. Ilaving next well beaten an egg, add to it a few drops of letuon filavouring. Alternately add to the Ieatten cretam of lbutter and sugar the dry ingredlients in small qluan tities aith the beaten egg until ;all is used up. Knead the ldongh lightly, roll out thinly, and cut into both oval and cr(escent shapes. This is done by first cutting out the rounds, ther bly cutting each round inl two withl the cutter--a crescent nud ovarnl shape being thus obtain le fromn each round. Place these on am grea.ed tin, nnd bake in a \very moderate oven for a quarter oa an houtr.
High Temperatures and the Eye. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
High Temperatures and the Eye. I The ikedl eyce has always been the mewans emnployed for indicating high temlnperature, such as the melt ing of metals or heating them for rolling or forging. Until the py ronceter made its appearance (says the "'Hardwarenlra!) the eye wsas the only method employed for dIe termining the temperature. While more or less inaccurate and suscep tible to the personal equ~atiou, the eye is still usedt in the miajnoity of causes. The following table will serve to indicate'tlhe tenmperature of a body ,ne shown by its colour: Beg.c. C g. e . First visible red .... 525 977 Dull red heat ... .. 700 '1292 Turning to cherry ... 00 *1472 Actual cherry red ... .000 16~i2 Bright cherry red ...1000 1882 Dull orange ... .. . 1100 .2021 Bright orange.. ... 1200 :2 192 White heat ....... 100 2372 Bright white heat".,. 1400 2532 Dazzling white heat ... 1500. 2732 This table in after that of Pouil let . and the colour will depend upoln the person, as Judged by Ihe eye, and,...
Burglars' Microphone. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Burglars' Maicrophone. --4, The ,i:ropnoe) ? n, v ,e, . b?,rghxrs; folr pickirng , ,, l inwdi'n I . ()I trlningp Lho hiC R I;hi ollrm~li- nad' wh,,n lhe -pr - ! urubln i:r" ,'om?' , ,,iposite the1 :v.,rkaanc point, and this ,ani ,,'.nl ih, i. rt l,, ,, setp t i ivo oar" | .., r it. i, im prcetptible t., rlln.. *( ,,rames b}ut ,y us?ingf :1 micrIophon it j,€ .Il o~*-, y. nilnl.L*r t,1 healr th# :-,)lndt:- , coi;-er ju omploy d, ,...nd it is ;?p ;lid ;gainst Ih: "t.l. nrxt Ih. Lbck. L pair ,,f rd',lb(:r car tubh s ar,* ul?eI with th: t?.e-lbhoc,. I, thi wray thle ?odudh ;Ire henr, whic(h aIlow of op?iog the lock.
You Cannot be "Strong" Armed without "Strong" Jaws. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
You tCannot be " Strong" Armed without " Strong " Jaws. (By LE?.N tRD K. IItBHDERC;, .1.Mf., M.D. In the primeval dte. 5 when the present and before the prresent i.' mories of man rumneth not to the contrary, of the 'Pleistoene man, the anthropoid. andt homosimian pre cursors,; . if not uncelstors, the ques 'tionof pabulunm varied according to /the progress of the anilnut?l kingdom toward the supermn.. More and more stendily it approauhe t the. mach-cbo etld uninmal victuals, coln-' sisting of 'insects, grubs, reptiles, eggs,- birds anit slmntller game. Gradtually flesh-ectling replaced the non-carnivoroulls diet. and soon hunt ing and fishing vied 'with the tilled soil and the 'linevtrds. ~ Finallyv life was really mlade w orth, while by the inventor of cooking.. The In troduction- of cooki~g, like tll nev imhentions, even of the pre~tent day, led at once to an oser-consumption of the thiug thus pla?ed enticingly withiiin the reach of all. Man soon and ~ihce then' began cating hims...
Food of the Kestrel. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Food of the Kestrel. -----+---- During a .per grinition (says. a eorresqpondent) in the ialand of MullI I was attractetd Iby a kestrel ha'wk flying .ut from a rock. \After a sii.5ewhat lilitent search, there being many rocks. I li:overed the cyrie, and in it ,ere thre, *o1ung kestrels at that stnge iwhen the brown feathers are showing fairly well among the shite down. Think ing this was an admirable oppor tunity of seeing what are the food supplies of these birds, I hid at a distance to note what the parents brought to their nestlings. Even with my binoculars, however, ,I was unable to discover, and the follow ing day [ adopted different tactics. Shooting sorme 5voung rabbits L!agdin approached the eyrie, when the pn rent birds were away. As in the habit of these birds of prey. the young ones faced me with open bea'k and claws, but after I hbd dropped 'bits of warm ment into their open mlouths the" naturally, after feeling and tasting the tit bits, swallowed them, and. like Oliver T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 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 .... ..... ...... .. £600 .to £25000 for a term of 31 or 5 years withl option of paying, ofR a. portion on any Day day. CREDIT FONCIER LOANS up to two thirds of valuation. ON FARMS .............................£60 to £2000 Repayable by Instalments spread over 30 years, with interest at 5 per 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 he granted for the purpcoo of purchasing the land taken as securlty, or paying off existlng liabllities thereon, paying Crown Rents, Improving, developing, or carrytng on the farm, purchasling stock, machinery, etc. ON COTTAGES., VILLAS and SHIOPS ........... £60 to £1000. Repayable by Instalments apre.l over 190 years, with Tnterest at 5 per cent. No Charge for Mortgage Deed. Pl1I1 inf...
SING A SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
SING A SONG, 14 you'll sing a-song as you go along In the face of the real or the fancied wrong Int face of the doubt, if you'll fight it out., A-nd show a heart that Is. brave and stout: 1? you'll:laugh at the jeers and. refuse the tears,. You'll force the ever-reluctant cheers That the world denies when a coward cries, Toigive to the man who bravely tries; And you'll win success with a little song I you'll sing the song as you go along. IC you'll sing a song as you plod along You'Il find that the busy, rushing throng Will catch-the strain of the glad re frain; That the sun will follow the blinding rain, That the clouds will fly from the blackened: sky, That the stars will come out by-and Sbye. And yu:ll mak$ new. friends, till hope dseends From where the placid.ranbow bends. And all because of a little song ! you'll sing .the song as you plod alodg. If you'll sing a song as you trudge along You'll see that the singing will make you strong, And.the heavy load, and the rugged road, ...
The Degree of Annoyance. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
The Degree of Annoyance. The Kaiser, who has apparently banned the "tango," ~has a habit of gpntly tugging, at his left .ear when npythfng bother~ him. One dayi some. years ago, when he sas.on a visit to England, he was handed a telegram. 'he contents of the message apparently displeased him, tor he~ immediately began tug gng af his ear. The:.Prlnce of VWales, then a small bpy, watched the, performance with considerable. Interest. "'Uncle," he. said at length, "why are. yo?opnllling yonr. ear?" "Because I'm annoyed, I suppose," replied the Kaiser. "And when yop're very annoyed," pprsisted& the young Prince, "what do you~ do- then?" "Then I pull somebody else's!" an nounced His Majesty viciously. "You're terribly severe In your re ligion, Donald. I suppose you think we're all going to perdltion, and no body will be saved but you and your minister!" "I'm not so sulre o' that," said Don aid, thoulghtfully. "Ye ken, I whiles hse ma doots about the minister!"
A Pill Story. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
A Pill Story. .A farmer's wife laid down thle mag azline that she hlad been reading and soulfully sighed. Her husband glanced up from his newspaper. "WVhat's the matter, Maria?" asked the old man. "Have ye finished that story?" "Yes. Henry." answered Maria; "Just this very minute." "I s'pose," said HIenry resuming his paper, "that it ended happy?" "Yes," answered Maria. "The beau tifuI he olne got over a long spell of illness an'. what's more, the story g'ves the name an' the price of the medicine what cured her."
Balzac and the Burglar. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Bjalzac and the Burglar. A burglar gained admission to tu, famnous Frenchman's house, and wa:, soon at work, by tlc light of the moon. at the lock of the secretaire in th: novelist's chamber. Balzac was asleetil at the time, but the. movements oi the Intruder aroused him. A strident laugh arrested the burglar's opera tions, and he beheld by the moonlight theo novelist sitting up in bed, his i:des shaking with laughter. "What is it that makes you merry?" demanded the burglar. "I laugh," replied the author, "to think that you should .come in the night without a lantern to search my secretaire for money, when I can never tnd any there in broad daylight:"
KEEP ON KICKING! [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
KEEP ON KICKING! iTwu frlo o" day- o rulns the tale- rant outl to reconnoitre; W*;ntliig tsornething to commandeer To makie their belts feel tighter. Thy rf.!--liut how I cannot tell (I did not see them do it) into a pail of buttermilk. And soon began to rue it. They kick'd, and kick'd. and kick'd again, l;l all tileir strength seemed waoted. Til-y thoulgit of home, out in the .\And all the joys they'd tasted. Th' y slipped and climbed, they climb id and slipped. Thlr.y spluztered execration; Till one cried out, ,jTu1 Jack it up!" Twais his last exclamatlon. hie lont all hope. gave up the fight, And :ank 'neath milky waters; l[ia male kick'd on, resolved to see Again his wife and daughters. lie jump'd and kick'd till he could feel The milk around him churning; And in his breast, though cold his blood, The hope of freedom burning. The milk grew hard. the butter set; On it his feet he rested; Climnb'd to the top. Success at last! Through pluck he'd not been bested! Moral. When things ...
No Alleviation. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
No Alleviation. A belted earl was in the habit of pl;lying golt dailly at Musselburgh. This gentleman had contra:ted some ailment which made his head alwaya shake a little. Frequently he had had occasion to rebuke his caddle for ex cessive indulgence in alcoholic liquors, and one day he spolke to him very sharply. "Robert, you are drunk to-day; it is :a dlsgrace-you are very dram!c!" "Drunk!" replied the caddie. "I know I am drunk. But I'll be sober to-mor row. You're daft, and you'll never be right!"
Too Good. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Tao? Good. After li;'i:n in a hou,&lt;, for wn:?,, thiog under ;a w-i-:w., wvrkine-man took tile key ba:ck to he:!! :h,' other day. "What's wrong'" ? ,a:'d-r,.d th, agent. "tsn't tlhe hoUIse good e!e el for you?" "It' too good, mist.er." "seas.t re lIy. "That's just it; i.i's too goodi." "'What do you mean?" "VWell; the wall is a-weeping fotr th1 sins of the roof. which, teing jrry built, and teetotal, tak;les nowt ibut water. Every clii?llney· a non-s Ilmok t.r, and the 'o-se ain't no Iplace for al hordinary sinn.r."
Which Line Was It On? [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Which Line Was It On? Two men were coming into London on a local train which stopped ever) .tive rilnutes, and. one of the men be camne impatient. Finally, when tht train halted for the engine to get Ul mIore steam, the man's impatience orverlowcd. "Now, what do you tlhin't of thir tralin?" he said to the eth!er "it isn't mlaking miu;rll prorcss,." tre pilecI his friend. "Progress! I should say not." said the impatient man. "It would be : Job to take a moving picture of thim" train."
Flabbergasted. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Flabbergasted. ".'e' York". high price': are ,'nou ah to flabbergast anybody," sa:id Nat ?.' WIIlts, the actor. "Young Cornelius IHusk came to New York last month because a pass was given him. He stayed in New York two days. When he got bac:k home agailn they asked. him what he htad seen , but It appeared that he had seen nothing. He had done no sightseeing whatever. "'Whato Corn.' said his friends, 'two days in New York and never Ssaw a thing?' "'Well. Corn Husk replied, do you think I was goin' to pay 4dol. a day for a room and nort use it all the time."
Cabby's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 22 April 1914
Cabby's Story. "Some ladies Is fearful stingy. I had one t'other day"--here Tom Whip pem, the cabman, smiled affectedly at his companion, drew an imaginary skirt, toyed with an invisible pug dog and took two or three steps with a mincing galt. "'Is your 'ansom disengaged' says she. " 'Yes'm.' I answers. "'I trust your springs are in hor ider?' she says again. "'Ex'lent-A1,' I says. "'WVcll. then, cabman, you may drive me to Regent place, No. 901; bult be a-awful careful, for pooah deah King Charlie has been so bad late ly.' "The dog was one of them spanles that's prison-cropped on the body, but wears the 'air of their heads long like a hopera singer. Well, in she gets, an' I drove hoff to the toon of the 'Dead ,larch.' By an' bye we gets to the destination, my lady steps hout, an' hinto the 'ouse, and I makes sure of a tip of half a crown a.t tile lowest. Arter a bit, hout-comes a flunkey, an' counts four thrupenny-pieces, also some coppers, into my fist. " That's yer legal fare, ca...