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COCKATOO CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
arniennria xbberfxistr. DANDIONG, TnURsDAY, APmUL 1I -· COCKATOO CREEKI. The annual pic-nic to the children attending the Cockatoo and adjacent state schools, was held on the beauti ful reserve, close to the school ground, on Saturday. The weather and all the arrangements were per fect, and the function was far and away the most successful ever held in the district. The attendance, which included contingents from Gembrook and Emerald, was very large, and it spoke well for the cater ing that it easily stood the strain of feeding the crowd of youngsters and adults from noon till dark. The com mittee, notably Mesdames Bell, Mleyer, Sayce and Swan, Misses Hutchinson and Mitchell, Messrs Swan, Rae, Samborn, Hutchinson, May and Jonas, worked themselves nearly to a standstill, and were as sisted by many ladies and gentlemen. Tho prizes were numerous and ad mirably selected, and the long pro gram was carried out with commend able promptness and without a hitch Prizes were won by the followi...
More Important. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
: More .important. Mr.'hilstli did not ajprov'e of.'his son's choice of a wife, and w as trying to persuade· him, o s e things as he d"lY'es", ou ":are ai'dtte" right,, father," said the.son.. "Mibel his her defe'cts. she is vain, nfull of pretensions and grand ideas, with . very diflicult char acter. But, father, in .spite of all, I sinuply .adore her;. I can't live"' with out her." "But thlat ls not fthe question, 'my boy," said the father. "Can you live with her?" . -.
What He Said. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
What He Sid. Couuel:- I Insist on an answer J,. [O ever.vthinb bf ftidf consequence. (tonrsely You have told me you said to hinim "Jolnes, this case will get into the court some ahy." Now, I want to know i, hat he said in reply. Reluctant .Witness: Well, he said, :'Brown., there isn't .anything in this business that I'm ashamed of, and if any snooping, little, yce-hlawing, four 'by-six, gimlet-eyed lawyer, with hall a pound of brains and sixteen ounces of jaw, ever wants. to know what I've been talking about, just-tell him." ... 'u * '
FARMERS' CO-OPERATION. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
FARMIERS' CO-OPERATION. -o. Theo Gippsland and Northern Co operative Selling Company Ltd. is tak ing steps to enlarge its capital and to extend the scope of its business by entering upon fire, live stock, snd work men's coumpensation insurance. Owing to the rapid growth of the grain de partment it has been found necessary to greatly increase the company's cap ital, and a meeting of shareholders is to be held on May 1 for the purposo of increasing the authorised capital from £80,000 to £250,000. Nearly the whole of the present authorised number of shares have been taken up, and there will be a considerable amount to be dis tributed in bonus shares at the end of this year. It is thus necessary to have additional authorised capital, in order to make further issues of shares and the directors have decided to make the increase fairly substantial, as they consider that the extra a,,onnt will be required within the next few years. For some considerable time there has been a feeling amongst...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
PHINIX ASSURANCE 00. ESTD. 1782.. .. WORKERS' CO?PElSATIOHN. FIRE. ACCIDENT. tossES PAID EXCEED ~9000,ooo. Lorsee by BUSH FIRES and by LIUCHTHIO are made good by this Con\pany." AGENTS _WANTED.. vIOTuRIAH 461 To 471 BYURKE ST., oMnr. IMELBOURNE. DALCETY & C0 LT-., ACETTS. At a Calrdonlinll bailullet iln Loldolli a Scolsmani who hli 't.ile cd in the metropolis umade a speechl. in whitch Scotland id all hlings Scotl ish were so ful:solnly praised that anr English man who sat next hinm s'id. when he had finished: "Il Scotland is 'll that youl Scots men say it. is, why doln't you stay. tSy jusle~tid dl ~otut~n.' lulcre-?" Ah ,\o'os in hnii'O't i'n'lt'?i? thu:nd the fowlk wis Jilst ais ? iver is. mosec-. an' Ahll cdnlltlll gar r lh wa an's meetl. Sae Alt cant awa' Sooth, a' sin' syne, man. Al h-v btnt dtihin rale weel." .e , 0 - S * TO NEWSPAPER PROPRIETORS. SECOND-HAND TYPE CASES (in Good .Order), Lower and Upper, Double and Treble. For Sale, Cheap, COUNTR' PRESS CO-OPERATIVE CO...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
BOWLS. The bowling ceasca has ended, and for the s ext few months its followers will be com. , elled to have recourseo to other amusements of courre, innocent ocs; no one would uspect otherwise. A retrospect of tho play C f thn past season would be too painful, for v ow the mighty have fallen, and the ' re- r ects" triumphed. Ther was a largeo gather ag on t.e green last Saturday, when great iterest was manifested in a game between players in East and West part of the town, The west side was almost fully repeesented. vhille asters had Titcher, Rodd and Young, hree giants in themselves, absent. The play was very even all through the game, nd when two rinks had flnished and only on eond to play in the third, the Easters were two up. The last end was very excit eg, for when the East captain bad but one nowl to play, his opponents were lying four good shots, which would have given them a victory of two, but tlih lucky last was dilreeted well and true; it rested near the .' kitty" and th...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
SPORTING. Mr, P, T. Hoywood had no luck on Don. caster Handicap day, Don Solvo ran unplc. ed inlthe Sires Produce Stakes, in wbhich Adam Skirving's charge, Blagne, ran a dullffer. Mr Heywood's stable was represented by Gold Brow nod Averse in the Doncastor, but after Averse had letd onearly all the way she cave pltce to First Principle, Gigandra and Taun ,or, and they. filsehed in that order, Averse being seventh. M r. 8 P. Mackay's Itadnor von the Ledger from Beracoon and Simon Friaco. Mr. P. T. Heywoord's Gold Brew won the Flying Handicap at the A.Jl.(., anl Ada~m Bklrving's cha ce, The Miser, annexed the Steeple. Golt Brew went out at G to 1 and The Miser favourite at 5 to 4. In my notes Ilst week I cave Rathlea and CauOn for the Doncaster and Sydney Cup and they were just behind the placed horses I eauch race. Mr. S. P. Mackay, of Berwick, has pur chasoed the race borse Don Ton, by Boniform. Olase, for 1,100 sove. Olassb is by Inllace by arbine. andt on thee mother's sie decendl...
DANDENONG FOOTBALL CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
DANDENONG FOOTBALL CLUD. The Dandenong Football Club is likely to come into prominence this season as a real live playing force, and we understand the ladies intend to take a more than usual inter et in the Club. If this be so success is as. sured. In connection with the Club a euchre party and dance is to be held in the Town Hall on Thursday April 23. Mr F. Stewalt is secretary, and 100 couples are exp ced at each function. The D. F. C. is likely to be augmentcl by several high class playora from suburban clubs. and should be able to hold Its own in Association matches. About 100 members will be enrolled and the playiog members will occupy two dvtlslons-A. and B. teams.
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
TENNIS. On Monday a party of eleven jurneyed to Willlamstown on the invitation of Ioly Trin. ity Cbhurch Club. The match was won by the visitor.s, mainly due to the solid play of the ladies. Scores: Dandenong, 1 sete, 128S games; Williamstown, 10 sets, 103 game*. The visitors were entertained at dinner and tea most handsomely, and in the evening all were made welcome at the rectory. Alto fether the members of the two clubs passed a thoroughly enjoyable day.
DANDENONG FIRE BRIGADE [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
DANDENONG FIRE BRIGADE The above held their annual sports in the show ground on Monday, under favorable weather, and there was a largo attendance. The program was a heavy one, and fully taxed the energy of the few committeemen who attended to their duties. The firesmen's events were keenly contested by six visiting brigades and the locals, each having twoe teams entered; In the bicycle races there were a couple of closoe contests hobut in most of the beats the limit men had too long a start. The foot racing provided some good finishes, and time was good, the Sheffield being woo on 12 and two-tfifth secs.off the 8 yards mark Pacing the chain enticed some forty aspirants, and resulted in a heat be tween two, most of the others being with in a yard of the distance. In the forenoon the visiting brihades and several local resi- i dents were entertained at the station by the brigade, when a pleasant time was sppent refreshing the inner man and sperech making. rhoe chairman (Mlr. A. Branot...
BEACONSFIELD SPORTS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
BEACONSFIELD SPORTS CLUB. The annual Easter Meoday meetiog of the a.hove club was held in the racecourse pa ! dock on Monday, and there was a large at lendance, people ,fllcking in from all points of the compass. Th, trains brought in a faiir quota, and the gate receipts were well up to the average, there being abont 2,000 people on the ground. Messre J. R. ant John Adam. son were kept bovny in thltr ollice, and the several hon officials worked well, the long list of events lbeing got through in g, ol tm s. Mr Krnle Brkgg, mine host (f the Glppaland HtIo', h:d a busy time, and provided an ex cellent luncheon, which was availed of by a Ibrie section of the viualors. home im provements have been made to the track and the go'ng wars excellent. Most in'oesot was centred in the horse and pony events and the log chop', and In both d.partments h:re was keen competition. Mr W. N. Waunchope bandicapped in the equine evelnts, and brought the fields well together. IIorswood's stable pulled off...
OLD POETS. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
OLD -POTSo"s. If.-Il.hipould live in a.forest' . SAnd- sleel) underneatfh l trd?e""-' , . No grove of whispering saplinges.:. Would make a home for me. l 6.go where the ,old,.oaks,.therý "eireneana good and strong," .. Anli they 'would not sish .ahd tremble . Ad vex, nie Yith a. song. The pleasantest sort'bf poet' Is the poet who's, old. and- wi?se, With iIn 91d whlte.beard, and wrink 6s About his kind old eyes. ..... For these young flibbertigibbets . A-rhyming their hours away,. . Thoy-won't be still like honest.men - . Apd. listen to what you,. say. ._ The young poet screams. forever About his sex and his souf, But the old man listens and simokes t'And pol shes Its bowl. There should be a club for' poets-. ViWho have come to seventy year. T.,y. should sit in a great hall, drink. S . .. ing. . .-. Red wine and golden beer.,. They would shuffle in of a? ehnii Each one to his cushioned:'seat'-, And there would be mellow talkinI And- silence rich and sw eet. TIlhe s' iio peace to be ...
CRANBOURNE TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
CRANBOURNE TURF CLUB. Office-boarers-Presldent-J H White, JP; vlce-preeldents-W Brunt, J P, and John Donnelly; committee and stewards-T Peter son, G Bacon, M Oonroy, F Oillanan, J Taylor, M Donnelly, F J Martin, R Lnfdlaw, W McLeod, W 0 Poolo, J Locky, W O'Brien, I1 Ash, J Minihan ; stipendiary stewards- W A Filgate; handicappir-A H O x ; F Cillanan; atirter-'V T Duff; olerk of course-B OCodee; clerks of ascles-W MoLeod anod J Il Thornell ; measnrer of poolee-John Donnerlly and T Green; tresouror-J It Thornell. , . The antumn meeting of the ahove-oneaed progressive racing club was ifeld on " The tcratl" on Thursday last. April 9, and the club is to be complimented on the success of the gathering. Since the previous meeting on Lhiq popular coursc several improvements have been mdIe, an'l more are to follow. The fences of the stand enclosure require attention, to resist the attacks of the " bad eggs." and a aloplet mound with seats, or a small grand stand at the top of the lawn, would...
Pluck in Defeat. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
Pluck in Defeat. A recent.Socialist candidate said of his defeat: "At any rate we put up, we Social ists, a brave if hopeless fight. And lnow, in our defeat, we are as cheery as tlhe traveller. He bought a ticket, and then, going out on the platform, said: the "i'iHow soon does tile train start?' " " 'Why, there she goes now,' said it .station hand. 'You've just missed hIer.' "'The traveller Ileapt on to the line, andl set out in pursuit'of the train with. all his might. But't-in two or three minutes he came trudgtnij tback over. thle ties. "A taughing crowd hitid gathered, and :hle iltaion hand said. "'"Well; did you catch hiei?s .i ""'No,' sBidl the traveller;" but; by' jingo, I mmade her puff.'" " ,"0 z',Capsell's"- fo?Aprll -.--ho .a :Iraest magazine in the world-is juist:tfTued. There..is the same wonderf.ui:,alue, the. repeated wonder of fine subjects and favorite writers as in .prevfoa numbers. Warwvick Deeping, Oliy? 'Waadsley, H. G. Wells, Radcliffe Mar tin, and a host of o...
FIRE BRIGADE BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
FIRE BRIGADE BREVITIES. Thanksn to a letter in "The Bag," the ladies turned up In force and the gents could not resist the temptation, SSecretary Clink had " sorro" work to do, anl hbe didl it well. He is only young, ant like good wine. will improve with age. The Fire Brigades marched welt in the prJcession in the morning. The line of route w\s from the Blrioado Station via I WV.ikr-strcet to the grounds. The Cadeuonog Brasr Banod led, unler the baton of Blandmaster Barrett, and tlrd a heavy time. It is no joke to blow brassine. j strumentos ?n I keep goad time to music and oarchlnig. Mrs Bason. Mrs Jack Williams and Mlsu V. Sword,) ran a fruit nid lolioe stall, anod scooped in £10 5. Measdamoes Nesbit, God frey, Cooper, Jas. PI'icktte, Sleetl had charge of the relreashment, which realised L3 10. Mr Arthur Branston made a champion Preaident, anti acted very liberally from start to ioish. The torclright procession in the Owvine from the Fire Station via Itobiuson etreet, Melbourne ro...
FORTUNES MADE FROM BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
FORTUNES MADE FROM BOXING. Interesting Information Is given in "How to Become a Boxer" regarding -earnings of men who have won laur-. els in the ring. Packy M'Farland, it is stated, was discovered to have box ing talent when working at the age of ifiteen in the Chicago packing yards. Before he had reached the age of eighteen he had taken part in no few er than eighteen professional con tests, all of which he won. lie is not twenty-five years of age yet, but he has accumulated a fortune of about sixty thousand pounds. Battling. Nelson, after twelve years of fighting had a bank roll of .£40-t0, which grew pretty rapidly during the five years -which followed until he re tired. Freddie Welsh, it is conjectured, has "tucked away more than £20,000," and George Carpentier, the French idol, has, though not yet twenty, put aside somewhere near .£20,000. The gross earnings of Jack Johnson between December 26th, 1908, and July 4th, 1912, are compute? to bq over £100.000. From the Jeftries con ...
WEALTH FROM WRECKAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
WEALTH FROM WRECk?GE.' Does anybody want to get rich in a hurry'? If so, here is a recipe-buy wrecks. A licach boat which cost abolut £.200 to build was, after it had been runi down off Yarmouth, sold for £2, and even that was obtained with difliculty, as seafarers dto not like a boat which-' has once met with misfortune. Still.a finer bargain for somebody was:a 'sciooner which ran kihore at.. Southport. It was actually sold :for Another splendid "deal" .was,made by a speculator who bought a wreck on the South Coast. Heobtalnedl: from it hearly eighty tons'of copper fittings and sheathing. This alone re turned hinm hllis money several tithes over, and yet he still had many tbns of irol, fittings, rope, etc., besides a lfrg'e qlmntlty of copper sheathing outC of 'sirllt "The success of such transactionslob viously dependls on the ability.to find a anarket for everything. And tils is lpireclsel- where the specialists shine. Two puirchas's of ia well-kno6wri dealer in wreckage andt "wa...
START. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
START There's art in a start. - rEvery good thing has iaited for years,:perhaps for ages, .and oily for a starter. Tlhe good things in dr life have \rited'li tile same: way,. perhaps are wi siting ; stll . . The art of start is this: Just bogin. "Do't' wait'to feel like it, for you 't" i ".t Don't wait till it is easier, for it never will be. • Ilf -the thing ought to be done, start It, and start it now. Begin to-day tint long-deferred ta5hii: e:iiter upon.ithat :s'pirltuil under tlking; assume. thit . responsibility :(rimb- which yoi i:hve shrunk; launch out upon that fr jouerne fironi whi'lch you lave shrrunk launch out iupon that far journe- from whichl you have hetl biack. That Is hiailf of the art of life: start'
Judging From Appearances. [Newspaper Article] — Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate — 16 April 1914
S-Judginri From Appearances: ' Vhenl Shimmerpate gave'his little. sobh ainmilo * drawing-book, the lat ter gazed intently at the pictures oT. 'ari's," lgs,' feet and heads on one, of ti1b 'iages. . .. . S"\Vat'do you think of it,.son?" ask 'e'A' Sliiiii'n rp .te.. .' .,, . S, . wd, 'fatiher," replied Simnimie, a'nt m'.1st. liave been an aw ful. explO "' "The1N'ey lagazine" is unIque.. For sixpence w'e get several pages of il lustrations--rr--tints; - of scenes anid characters in the last popular 'Lohndon play. uIn -this.. number (April) it is "Hullo; 'Tfaigb,"'ad a great array of illustrated stories by that popuI'ii hltlihore'sOlive Wadsley, H.- P: Han *h'e1 i?hdolph Lichfield, Sti,'Roh-. imer, and 'many 'other welt-known ;Writers" *There *is a complete long ovel 1'.e titled "The Devil's7 Corner," 'bVAndrew Soutar,' and many ufseful ''Ighi specially for the ladies -and the 'home emb'racing fashions, co'olfery, etc. under the heading of "Tlie Wo if' i.sa Kingdom." . .. ." "