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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
':??? -'?- -- ^-^^^P^flm^^F^^ ;; v v' MISS ROSS -5esireR io inform ? .'? district ' thai#tW -HBSBMiNGTON ' ;,. rNvoiciNi^fliikiifG) machine lias now been iuslalhjd and is., being I tauglit,-4t **^»-3VI*',Sch-JGI.. ':?;;-. ', r ;? Evrty attention given to students. ; ;,Tbbmjs iiopBKAm/ - rpa*1 *';Atgy|e1'f---School, '.' * ,,''' ,,?.-. ^Picton. St. Joseph's Convent. TUB 'Silvers' 'prepare jjnpils'; foj ? innsJfiH.1 rxaminah'oufi. -- practical. ' und fheoreiical. piano, organ, .and sillying. ? _' lJi-ivalo ?iessonB -£3ven in painting, oils, water colour, poonaVi;' taono chvomc, charcoaJ, etc.; dolpyjiWg. from ? nature a speciality . .?'.::'?% Also fanny needlework (newest .'designs) including -point lace, 'ribTjon C ,', S'W.oii.-fisli scale, strnw-work. poko, Mount Me'llieck, shadow work, (paiuled or plain), Oarrickiuiicross. .«-.*-? For terms etc., apply to St. Joseph's Convent. ^ ? ? („.. . ?,. iPijOMliBR,iGA£,y aNIskd IRON WOttKJiR A^l' TINSMITH, Ife&ngl^street J?icton- ;isi...
KATHERINE TINGLEY. THE AMERICAN PROPHETESS. OF THE NEW FOREST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
KATHERINE TINCLEY THE 'AMERICAN PHOPEETESS. OP THE NEW. FOREST. _ Bv A. R. BOSE-SOLEY. Mrs Tina-ley ha» come from Point Lama, California, Id order to found a TheoEophliUc seminary In the New Forest, on a property belonging to her companion, the Ron. Man Herbert. ' Confucius and Zoroaster, Ua bomraed. and a Greater than these— and now Katherino Tingley.' The white-robed young priestess, in Greek draperies and green coronal, syllabled the last name with rever ent pause, as one bent on making an impression. 1 was impressed. I had waxed somewhat callous .i?£sniing the blas phemous arrogance of soct. The States form a hot-bed lor split creeds, and California in i-artu-ular Is- the happy hunting ground for leaders and fanatics, di.cirim.irc8 and theorists, seers and disciples who might wilt and fade in keener air. Credulity and cynicism, scepticism and superstition flourish side by side. In that land of luxuriant soil and strong coast' breeze of thought. Fro phet and charlatan can alike c...
BACK FROM THE COUNTRY A LONDON SKETCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
BACK FROM THE COUNTRY. --».., ~.^A-i&$i&ii[~£K&j&jk^n^^_: . Sydney J. Taylor writes' 'in' the London ''Daily Mail'; bt 14th ^.ep: . Umber:— J -^_*5;f ^i-HVi 'Can't go on without a Uggld,' repeated the smooth-faced collector. - ''If you: was . older,' said the fathom good-humoredly, ' I'd tell you wot I think of you ; but I wouldn't like to say it before euch a kid.' .'' It's only to see our little Annie, ptcaaea me mouier, mr uie tenth time. The collector waved a- comprehen sive' arm. ' All those people has come to see their little Annies,' he said, ' and I, can't let them go on no more than I can you.' . He turned away to snip a ticket. 'Anyway, the train'll be in in 'alf a minute — there she is, comin* now,', he said, with a jerk of his pliers. ' Stand back, please.' ' He pushed' the. long wheeled barrier a little to one side, und, a second collector coming to his assistance, tho two faced one another across the gap, exchanging remarks in the in ter...
THE PAGEANT IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
THE PAGEAKT IN AMERICA. 1 The limitations of the country's history , are naturally a drawback to the wide ' spread of -'the pageant laea' In the ; United States, but e New England paper makes the practical suggestion that It might usefully supersede the present mania for costly exhibitions. For ex ample. In order to celebrate the settle ment at Jamestown, America has enest millions ot oouars ouiiaing up a ir? mendoDs; exposition that lasts four or .five .months.tuia ends -with a deficit.' In. ISngrlflnd, on the contrary, a Jamestown celebration n would probably, hive taken i the form of a week's pageant,' aiid every one would have fceea cotnplete-y satisfied The recent 'exercises' at Provln-etown, ' at which' the President made a notable speech, would also have affordei an op portunity for a living picture of the his torical event commemorate!.
ENGLAND AND GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
ENGIAKD AND GEKMAlfY. The majority of the Bogllsh people aek tor nothing better than to see more ! cordial relations established between! Germany and England, but they askj first of all that Germany shall give ' serious evidence of the sincerity of her friendly professions. Let Germany, in ' the first place, give incontestable proof of tbe sincerity of tbe sentiments which she professes, and tbe Germans will find that she will not stretch out her band in vain to the English.— 'Journal des Debats,' Paris.
GEORGE BORROW AND THE DON. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
GEORGE BOBBOW AND THE BON Prom 'Some Borrow Memories.' In, 'T.P.'s Weekly,' we take tbe following: —'There came to Dr. Hake's house at Ooombe End, -when George Borrow was: on a visit, an Oxford don of literary I tastes who had Just started a critical j paper In London. He was a bit of an : agnostic. Borrow was militant Protes tantism embodied. Tbe don was a voluble little person, addicted to tbe nse of 'precious1 phraseology. Borrow list, j eOCU LOr tt lUUg U1UC IU UGUU D..*-*'.*? while tbe pedant preached. And when tbe springs of discourse ran dry the old Romany laureate brought bis mighty fist down on tbe table with a tremend ous thud, exclaiming at the same time, 'Sir, you're a fool!' ' It seemed (adds tbe writer) as if Dr. Johnson bad come back to life and recommenced his favorite pastiire of hammering Boswell.
THE UNDER-WORLD. IN A BRITISH COLUMBIAN GOLD MINE NELSON, B.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
||lij!i^«P^^ jn X^BiaiTisH'fibtJtJMBiaiir' xjold . . .,„: mine. . ? ,r ? .: ; lY-\i. ?:'-.:.- ?*-???? NiaSSONiiBlG.^ - When tho manager of the gold mine -at Rossland ottered to take us down, we accepted readily, and it was only when we were invited- to ' step in' , that we thought of the light sum mer -suits which most of us ' were wearing. We had loft the boat at Hobson,' and. come on to Bossland to learn something of that vast mineral 'wealth upon which,, with lumber, and fisheries, and fruit-growing, the com mercial and industrial future of British Columbia is to be built. Ai the Centre Star the slant of tho shaft is one of about 60 degrees, and the body of the skip slopes back to the rails upon which it falls into tho depths. Which means that when the eight of us arc packed tightly in, the innocents who have entered first find themselves tilted on their heads, their backs upon the cold, wet, rusty iron, and held fast by the over-lying strata of human avoirdupois which fills the ...
WEATHER AND CRIME. THE NEW RAILWAY CALENDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
^;;ire«f«|i^^lpp: : *HE5 NEW HAKiWAT cSSSp*B: Is the unusually lorjre number of of- I fenders in the ; presentTNew »iltey5c?Ien- 1 . aar -the second largest In tWrty-flye j , yean) j&ue to the baa weather of the ' present summer?' .' ? '.'..' ?'' ~ An eminent Bang's Counsel, addressing j. the £rand. Jury at the Clerkeriwell Sea- ' elons last week, said that the class of crimes varied, according to the weather j and the ; amount -of employment. : A careful Analyses of the cases In the. New Bailey calendar shows that one par- , tlcular kind of crime easily heads the list In point of number, ThJa is larceny, almost one-sixth -of the prisoners being ' held on that charge. Would Oils number have been less If we had had the usual amount of flue, warm days during the past three months? ? The ordinary run of criminals may. be divided roughly Into two great classes:— L The Ignorant, bungling amateur, who is led to break the laws cbiedy through want. 2. The well-educated swindler^ who...
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
GELBEBT AK» BITtlJVAN. Sir W. S. Gilbert has written a letter to the 'Dublin Evening Herald' in re ference to an article In that caper con cerning himself, which contained many errors. In the course of the letter he said:— 'A circumstantial account of the separation between Gilbert and Sul livan is given In great detail. There Is not a word of truth in that statement The 'separation' was not between 'Gil- bert and Sullivan.' but between 'myself and Mr D'Oylv Carte.' It arose from a queston whether a sum of L1600 for refurnishing the front of the Savoy Theatre was properly included in the 'preliminary expenses of the production of The Gondoliers. I had no quarrel with Sir A. Sullivan, though a coolness existed between us for a time in conse quence of bis declining to interfere in the difference between Mr Carte and myself. This coolness lasted a vary short time, and was quickly done away with by mutual expressions.'
CONAN DOYLE'S STORIES. HOME GOOD SPECIMENS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
CONAN DO-STLE'S STORIES. SOME GOOD SPECIMENS. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, whose second marriage has brought him Into the pub lic eye once more, is the central figure o£ many an amusing anecdote. Prom the time when, at the age of nine, he edited the school magazine, until the present day. his life hae been an eventful one. I At seventeen he began the study of medicine at Edinburgh, the starting point of so many medicos ot Benuis, and at nineteen he had published his first , story, 'The Mystery of the Sassassa Valley.' for which '6hambers's Journal' \ paid him three guineas. Just before his | 'final.' Sir Arthur journeyed to the , Arctic Seas In a whaler, where he had I adventures which have since proved valuable. When he had become a fall- , fledged doctor a friend of his, Dr Joseph , Bell, suggested to him tbe character . that ultimately developed into tbe lm- ? mortal Sherlock Holmes. But several short stories appeared before Holmes , materialised In 'A Study in Scarlet,' for which the...
MOTOR SMASH. CAR TURNS A DOUBLE SOMERSAULT. DRIVER KILLED. EXCITING STRUGGLE WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
MOTOR SMASH. ; car tdbnb a dot3blb «6jcer sault. ??:; ?;? driver killed. exciting struggle with photographers. An untoward incident, which bad a fatal termination, marred tbe success of the Brooklands automobile race meeting on Saturday, 14th September. Ml went well until the sixth race, when an event occurred that created much alarm among the spectators, who bad been attracted by the excellent pro gramme and the glorious September weather. The race was for cars ot 60 horse-power. The contest had been de cided, and the cars were still travelling at a terrific pace when a yellow Minerva (Mr J. F. C. Moore Brabazon'B entry) was seen to dart up the incline of the course, make a turn, topple over, per form a double somersault, and finally collapse in a broken heap. Two bodies —those of Mr H. V. Herman, the driver, and a mechanic, named Slade — rolled down the bank, and many onlookere ex pressed the opinion that the unfortunate men had been killed. For the moment the races were suspended...
HEART-WHOLE HEROINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
HEAKT-WHOliE HEROINES. The psychological heroine appeals to very few members of the sex.. She Is far too exaqtlng to meet the -average views of the feminine novel reader, and nine times out often she will be tossed aside In favor of the heroine who Is not suffering from the agooyvf tempera ment, but is a headstrong, heart-whole sort of person who moves In an Inter esting, well-dressed world. — 'Lady's Pictorial.'
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
During the last couple of months ?between sixty and seventy harvesters' have been delivered at the I'arkes railway station for district farmers, representing an expenditure of aboul £2,500. At -the Bat-bni-Kt Police Court on Wednesday last a labouier (33), from Newbridge, was reruaiuled for seven day's mediciil olisorvui ion on a charge of being a person deemed to be insane. (Joustable Doran, d Newbriqge -who brought the patient to Baithursr, said that. the youn^ mini told him that he had been in a hollow, log for twodnys, iind that the dingoes weuo chasing him.. Witness ask«d him did he in tend to .stop there and ho implied .' 1 hat was my orders.' The patieut said he felt like the shakes, and when h' w'-nt- to do iinytliing snraethiiig pulled Uira back a,ud told him not lo do il. lie als:- iuldeil, ' I could not eat mid T hnva had nothing to eat for about 11 wettk.' The patient wns lib era) od. from Pnrriimattu Asylum ic March last. '. 'Night and Day ' for October, 4he quarterly, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
To Advertisers and Contributors. 'All casual advertisenient* n)iiBt:hc iii /our hands not later than 9'a.m. bn^julilishing -da3',' otherwise we cannot guarahteo their inBertion..;.,;!;^;:- _.-^ H ?*--_. r:'-.i.- iy,, z^\yii 'iinportanceli^)ut4)onwHbutorfiLfti'ei8-dvis^u \ couiirle their -comments to tfm subject taidor discussion/ . ; '' ? ? If anyone has an item of interest he is asked to send it along, and if we think it is of general interest it shall appear. Reports of concert*, church meetings, golf, cricket and football mutches,- marriages, aocidents, or any ^&of occurrence, will be gladly printed. Correspondent**' names must accompany every communication, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good. faith. ? All contributions must be written on one side of the paper only. . . The editor 'ill take no notice of any function, if the usual courtesy invitation ha« not been sent. : . :'? If anything strikes yo\x as being particu larly interesting, send it alo...
Billiard Tournament [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
' jBUUard tmiraanieiit^''/ ' -^hejb'an^icapsfor, the School^f Arts billiard tournament have fje^p i'-amed^anil: ihe games dra.wri'-fbr ilio TflhBt round. The- ifirst round games iiay^Tto be finished by Wed nesday, 4th December ; ihe second 3-ound by.'lplth ^December ; and ihe other ; rounds by ,18th December ^iLt'^-iinA lifnif- urill l-\a eft»Ss»HYr on. fon-cdl The winner, l-eceives . a trophy value one guinea; presented by Mr. Larkin, the preiiae*Qt,*and the player wife iospj£?in,*tfie /Snal game a trophy i'alue. hal( a i^guiueiu Players will- liin'd1' th*e ''?hahdicapB posted as usual iu the billiard room.
Cricket. PICTON v. BARGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
Cricket. ?PICTON v. BARGO. The above match w.ms played at liargo on Saturday, and resulted in a draw in favour of Picton. Scores —Picton 211, Bargo 81 for 9 wickets. Appended are the details of the play:— . PICTON, first innings. S.'Wartera, c. Lyons, b. C. Welsh 0 HvSheil, b. C. Welsh ? ... « A Ottoway. c. Lyons, b. C. Welsh 41 H. Molnnes.c. Welsh, b. W. Welsh 17 A. Gillard, c and b. C. Welsh . 3G H. H. Parry, c. and b. E. Welsh 78 .1. Hilder, b C. Welsh ? 9 A. Phillips, b.C. Welsh ....... 0 K. Gale, c. Moore, b. Lyons 12 E. Sheil, b. E. Welsh ? .',' 0 Harry Mclnnes, not out ... ... 2 Sundries ? 8 Total ? ,.. 211 BARGO, First innings,' E.- Welsh, c. and b. Ottoway ... 11 A. Carter, c. Sheil, b. H. Mclunes ill U; Curler, b. Ottoway ^ ... ... 7 A. Phillips, b. Hilder ? 1 J. Moore, c and b. H. Mclnnes 1G F. Lyons, c. Hilder, b. H. Mclnnes 18 W. Welsh,c Gillard.b H.McInnes 1 C. W^leh, b. H. Mclnnee ..- ... 2 M. Hogan.c. Parry, b. Hilder ... 1 W. Hambridge, b. Hilder ..: 0 Sundries ? ' ...
The Oaks. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
'^':;M£iM&F'S ,. [From our own correBpondent.] ? ?' ?- Mr. J.U: Robarte, of Mill Park, an old and ftsspecifed residejit, died at the Cainden Cottage. Hospital on Wvidnesday. . .A few months ago lie. had- a severe, attack of iuiluenza, and on recovering hud tiie inisfortane to contract Mor-ri poisoning,. \Vhich stitrted frofn a smull splinter i» one, (if 3l1R fin-TAi-c dtir) rlnsni(«k +-varv effort of medical skill, ultimately caused his death. Mr. Roberts was a highly micceesfnl daii-y-farmer, his cuttle ' being always nofe'd For their inilkingtjuaiilies. He wan a mem ber of tlite coininittee of tile local School of Arls, and for yoais past was a strong supporter of, and- took ii keen iui.'i-i'fit in. iIih iiirilitutioii. Hiat'iiuoni took ]-1 ;cf Hi .iho Glcn ijjoiv 3J«!}ji»!!i ,| C\-ii,f[, yy ,w Th:;rd (iay.beitii; !arjr'ly;iitfn nlf'd hv.pi*opli- fruiu.ali |.urtM ii£-,tlic nwu'ict. . ,'i'iiu Bcy/,W, U. Wiilr4uiK.'..i=Ei--.ted brdhe jit- i-r .-¥, H.is-hhl.:-\U; :fcnti\tciei...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 27 November 1907
l'erliaps our roadcre lia vo jiot* oousidevod tho adyaiitugcs tjioy.niay dorivq^bi', joining the Picton School of Arts, an' up-to-date institution. There is the leading .room, well stocked wtli papers and magazines,' Also, the library' of about 2000 Volumes, added to regularly every quarter. Members' can suggest any work they would like to lavo addod to tho library; - Members~also 'have tlie advantage of a good billiard room. The feo charged is tho lowest 1n the State, »euig only 3s per quarter, or less than 3d per week. Ladies arc oliarced 2s. Rosi 3ents of Wilton, Bargo anj other places more than three miles from .^e- institution can take two books «t^i time,' And change ? lem whenever tbey »re in towu, wiptlicr the libnvrj' is open or ..not. We xam Upon oar readers to join it onoe— the librarian will take tieir subscriptions at any , time.— * SUver TownJJ'fo 9),.Gplf Balls at W. Watsons, tobacopDist, Argylestreet, Pioton -HAdvt.) '.'?'?.' ? '???