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PLUCKY GIRLS. RESIST BURGLARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

PLUCKY GIRLS. %| ? mf RESIST RriRRLinS Two burglars, with long black masks covering their faces, and armed with gleaming six-shooters, were routed early the other morning from the home of Mrs Margaret Bresnan, 571 South Kedzle Avenue, by a pair of daring girls, one armed with a revolver and the other with a stove poker. Three shots were flred at the night prowlers, and if a storm of oaths mean anything at least one of the bullets found a lode ing place In the anatomy of one of tUe thugs. Miss Josie Kipping Is the young woman with the gunning proclivities, and she was ably seconded In the attack upon the unwelcome visitors by Miss Marie Bresnan and her stove poker. HEAR MEN AT WINDOWS. Mrs Bresnan's son, who is the solo male protector of the household, was away on a business trip, which fact the robbers in some manner learned. Miss lapping ls a niece of lirs Bresnan. and, - with another niece, Miss Margaret Her fich, occupied the room nearest to the window selected by the thieves for...

Publication Title: Picton Post, The
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GOAT ISLAND DISAPPEARING. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

GO AT_ XSI1A.HD DISAPPEARING. j Lecturing at the New Gallery, Regent ! street, on September 9th, In connection ' 1 with the present exhibition of tbe Royal Phonographic Society, Mr H. O. Klein, | F.U.P.S., showed some lantern slides of Niagara Palls from points of view j hitherto nnphotographed. He said that that Goat Island was rapidly wearing ! away. The old records claimed thnt it nnwi mnfalnni 9?if) *)prj*a! nmv 1f ita'A sixty-three. The visitor to Niagara a few ,' hundred years hence wonld find 'that ihe Island had entirely disappeared, nnd . that the place now occupied by Hie ! American Fall was a dry/ rocky shelf. ' The entire Falls would Ihen l-e in- the form or n mighty liorseshoo. unless Oie amount of water drawn oft for Indus- . trial purposes should so diminish the ' volume that the process of erosion was ^stopped.— 'Westminster Gazette.' [

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THE FIRST CORRIDOR TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

THE FIRST CORRIDOR TRAIN; '?? ::0$ The 'Great Western ? Hallway .Ma j^V':^??'.' line' for September claims for that torn-. ;;^^5 pany the credit of producing tbe flrst.'ig^/i complete corridor-train, .-coniblrjlhg ^h^'j^^JiM privacy of separate conujar^enisi:^%;-Jji|Q *te. advantages of through ' cominuol-'i~t^ cation from' ena to end and -access ill. IaC£ toilet tomns: ;lt ,.:Jp6s 'bultF ,in-Apr41 *2S-% timo* ?tb-%H;:*p£'K tfK^'&tte*&1SfiS ,+hfc. 'i*xpnbss . ?can*b-ast4thC'aaJsaaeHOB^^y of being the greal-:sIi«,iana'^ii*bBjtj^'^|^^^ the hundreds of rorridor^tralns Jj6t?J.wij^2j^H nlng In this country. ''T5»e 'lnn6Vafi§jTl^« exeltea but little public 'rhtercst,!«iBna£:f^^ 'even the technical Press did not 'ea\j|jB5-i§|£sj that the new departure was a in^niJJ'^fijiAcSjJ event, destined to ravoiuti6n%e.*he:jracjii?','ljjfe ties of railway travel.' : ? - ^'?5^j5*$i^

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"THE GARDEN OF SLEEP." [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

??THE GARDEN OF SLEEP.' VANDAL VISITORS. BeUc-uuuterg. according to an eye witness's story, have desecrated tbe lonely chureu.vHrd which overlooks the' sea at tbe village of SIdestraud, near Cromcr, a spot familiar as the theme of Mr Clement Scotf s well-known song, 'The Garden of Sleep.' Part of the' churchyard has fallen away tbrongh the encroachments of the sea, jmfl tbe. ruined church- stands near the ellge of ;tbe.Qiff.-: ;?/:.' /---.\-: -.,..- ?; -;. ..';?;- ^ A Visitor states ^bitt.-ie /wng viewing' bejBWarebyard r^ =f»8iSy^Dr tourists on tbe jface fliithe ^ilffi» .linking exclamatlons of delight.; ; Peer ing over the edge be found them en gaged in HDoni'lhlng a human skeleton. He saw them threw aside the super fluous bones and carry off the skull as a relic: Tbe visitor examined tbe cliff, and found some human remains etiii visible, which he suggests should be reverently relnterred.— 'Dally Mall.'

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LABOR AND THE CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

Xt&BOR AWI- THE CHUKCH, ^!'SSte^ Why Is ihere not more co-cperat on '^w--.' /,i/|J tween tbe Church aha lab-rV TJie?tonJrS'-fi Is iareoJj' -dec to misunderstanding. Th-; -^jS Church has i ot uneerstcoa tbe «1 jw'janj:^?; p'ans of labor, nor listened to :rte 'iujJVrv.:^ mies of labor. tabor haB-.ialFo.-toiflfl^iy!?^ deretooa the Churchy It has ^eifteseansrfg&s ted the Ministry asThosOle to-tisvbaMseWpS when the truth Is that labor *bb not IS^^Sfe tor frierj.lE cu-slde of its own ranks jaiSa^fiSs the -tntalslrj-.--' 'KomHeHc^evfewi' Xs-i^fc

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JOHN BARE. SOME ANECDOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

JOHN HARE. SOME ANECDOTES. The ago and personality of John Hare appear to have been always 'wrapt In r.ystery,' partly perhaps because he has : I ways been, averse to selfadvertise ment, and by Uie fact that he was from the first an old-man actor. And an a t. -'s age Is generally reckoned by that of the characters he represents. Sir Charles Wyndham will alvmys, prob ably, remain a man ot middle age, ond yet John Hare Is several yeare his juuim. 111 iiitttte aays 01 aLSiuusionment, however, when most jf our jeenes pre miere are grandfathers. Hare's reputa tion has had to' suffer, especially -per- haps In tbe minds or Imaginations of the fcir sex. His age has been 'handled rather carelessly,' to quote the coster In oourt, and he has generally been fe garded as 'anj-thlng between eighty end ninety.' Thte reminds one of the ex perience of Irving, to whom an old lady wrote, about twenty years ago, asking him if It were true he was getting on fo:- seventy. 'No,' lie replied, 'but 1 Jiopr ...

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ZELIE DE LUSSAN. A PRIMA DONNA'S ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

ZEXJE DE LUSSAN. A PRIMA DONNA'S ROMANCE^ The marriage of Miss Zelle de Lussnn has come as a great surprise to most of her friends, for she had always empha sised ber intention of breastiug the cares of life In single harness. Evi dently the charms and arguments of Slgnor Angelo Frbnani were too power ful to be resisted. The prlmn donna Is a maculficeat sDeclmen of woman kind. She is tall, dark, and what our brothers In South Africa call, svelty. Her features are cast in an Oriental mould, with n firm mouth, slightly nquliine nose, and a. pair of deep flash ing eyes. Her hair Is as dark as a raven's wing, and her figure Is as lithe and sinuous as that of Carmen. Prob ably these are the principal reasons why ber Carmen Is much an ideal perform ance . She comes of an old French, family, dating back to Louis XIV, but she has also Spanish blood in her veins. Her father was the late Count Paul de I.ussan, who at one time was so well known Is New York, Jn which city Miss Zelle de Lussan w...

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A LINKMAN LETTER. A TRIFLE CYNICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

A L1NKHAN LETTER, A TRIFLE CYNICAL. In London 'Truth' of the 27th. Octo- , ber, 'Marn.aduke' thus writes:— j This is the age of the Short, dear Lady j Betty, Short novels and 'short stories,' paragraphs and epigrams, shjrt letters, telegraphic messages and conversations on the telephone, short sermons and sploshes, hh-rt dlnners.Saturday to . Mart - jay trips, short struggles for jortune or ^^^^n^l^^h^i^^eywy . ejief^entj^a*h-r^mei. Ti,e trtnpn tion from the ibiig -effort system has bwn completed with eucB magical rapidity that few realise bow great Is the change that bas occurred. The short-system has affected our cha racter; the men and women of to-day ore not so tenacious in their affections, and do not brood over affliction as did their predecessors— there is the New Heart as there la the new In every di rection. In tbe continual succession of inieresLs and excitements it is nut po; Elble to confine the attention to love or grief. We have the troubles ot our Callings; tell me yo...

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LUCK AND THE RACE TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

tuck mf^^Mfn^g ,Cy CHA&U3S E. TKEVATHAN - Balvator, great racehorse, bad beajen JTenny, mighty runner of the turf, in the Suburban Handicap at Sbeepsbead Bay. . Salvetor had also disposed of other rivals in that same race, and they were .calling him King of the Turf, when David Pnlslfer made protest. He owned the . person' of Tenny, and In that horse was wrapped the pride and the ambitions of the tribe of Pulslfer. So Insistent was Pulslfer that Tenny haa no superior in America; that be worked himself- Into an emotional chal lenge, .and made a wager of five thou sand with James B. Haggin that fem vator could not repeat the performance of the Suburban and thrust defeat into the face of Tenny a second time. Thus it came about that on a June day at old Sheepshead the great crowd gathered to witness a battle of the giants, and the whole country lingered close to the tele graph wires to got first-hand news of the finish. Now, there have been many splendid stories and at least one...

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A DARING HORSEMAN. EXTRAORDINARY EMBANKMENT SCENE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

A 0ABXNG BO&SSKJUr. ' EXTRAORDINARY EMBANKMENT SCENE. . On a charge of being drunk and rid ing a horse to the common danger, Charles Glrdlestone, aged 27, was re manded at Bow street on Saturday, 28th September. Police-constable 454E said that on Fri day night he saw the accused on horse back on the Embankment. He was try- ' ing to make the horse jump the railings into the gardens, and when the witness spoke to htm he turned the horse and galloped furiously up and down the road. He finally dismounted in Savoy Hill, and, after tying his horse to a ladder outside the Turkish Baths, he entered aDd asked for a bath, but as it was then closing time- he was requested to leave, when he was taken Into custody. Evidence was given showing that the accused had hired tbe horse that morn ing at Croydon. The prisoner's father, who lives at Purley, stated that his son was a most abstemious young fellow, and one ot the best of sons, but business troubles -had caused a mental breakdown. — 'D...

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HEART-WHOLE HEROINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

HEART-WHOLE HEROINES. ' The psychological heroine appeals to very few members of the sex. She is j far too exacting to meet the average views of the feminine novel reader, and nine times out of ten she will be tossed aside In favor of the heroine who is not suffering from the agnny'of tempera ment, but Is a headstrong, heart-whole sort of person who moves in an Inter esting, well-dressed world. — 'Lady's Pictorial.'

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ENGLAND AND GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

ENGLAND AND GERMANY. The majority of the English people ask for nothing better than to see more cordial relations established between' Germany and England, but they ask 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 the sincerity ot the sentiments which she professes, and 'he Germans will find that she will not stretch out her band In vain to tbe English.— 'Journal des Debate,' Paris.

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GEORGE BORROW AND THE DON. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

GEORGE BORROW AITO THB DON ' From 'Some Borrow Memories,' In 'T.P.'s Weekly,' we take tho followiug; . — There came to Dr. Hate's house at j Cooinbe Enfl, when George' Borrow was ! on a visit, an Oxford dou of literary j tastes who bad just started a critical paper In London. He was a- bit of an agnostic Borrow was militant Protes tantism embodied. The don was a \»*1iiH1a IIHln narann nrfriiptpri in tllf- iim- I of 'precious1 phraseology. Borrow list ened for a long time jn dead silence | while the pedant preached. Aud when ' the springs of discourse ran dry the old Romany laureate brought bis mlgliry fist down on the table ..with a tremend- - ous tbud, exclaiming at the same time, { 'Sir, you're a fool!'1 It seemed (adds ' the writer) as If ttr. Johnson had come ' back to life and recommenced his favorite .pastimo of hammering Boswell.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

TO STANW THUS S*£S0IV AT PICTOSI And travel tlic Campbelltowu and Caimlcii districts. Th£ Thobotjghbbed Tbottis a Stallion REBELLION. REBELLION is a rich dark brown horse, standing over 10 hands high, rising J3 years old, shoving plenty of bone and ' muscle, and lias ]jerfect action. ? KebeixIon is by the celebrateS and well-ltiiouii trotting stallion Rebel Childo * out of Florence, by Ececacio (imp.) oui of Mystery, by n,uon (imp:) Bebellion was bred by William Allen. Esq., 'Elmgrovc/^Begi, a'«i was foaled ' ' Nov. 10, J899. , ?' ?? Uebelliok teolf first and special prize at Been Show, J'jOO ' K1JJ3EL OHIXDJ'V i.lio sire rof Rebellion, is by the eeltbiatod imporloo ? _ American trotting horse, Ohilde Haroli. '?-- ' outof.the grand mare Tel out} bj Rebi-1 .(see Stud Boole}. ? /.^^,-^'/';.'.'?V''|t.BBBi,'CjaitpB'-l«;aii.-.*lie t«° year old ft'-iH.-S: , is'pliaSnpjpii i_Vtt;ot ? inj . JIljt- mwick I'arlt |j;y ^ -=k-'' ?3Ijsi^pttttyv4;ia^sig'a'fiet& -Jt nineteen g§^i$^^^M^^h^ a...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

.A. trader most take bis goods to *the buyer, or bring the bnyer to the - goodB. He mnat hawk, -'or advertise! in some shape or form. — Advertise . in.TflE Picton Post.

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E. E AND BRAIN. IN THE SWISS SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

ErEANO BR/MN^ IN THE 8WISS SCHOOLS. The frontier of Switzerland on the German side is veiy sharply defined. Leaving ilublhausen, which is still tbe Kaiser's country, In. spirit as well as Dame, you make a short rail jouruey, and lo! you are in tbe city of Basel, ?where German is spoken, but Germany Itself Is, as It were, forgotten— where, iu short, that all-pervading Presence, ?which Is the Spirit of the People, Is chaneed. Nowhere does the change proclaim Jt eelf more vividly than in the common school. Entering fbo beautiful hall or portico (there are no more beautiful schools In Europe than arc the common schools of Hasel), you see a group of Elnttiary representing Pcstalozzi — (lie Ii.tt ron saint of Swiss schools— with two children at his knees. On -he wall, in ?i prouiiucut place, (here is a painting or drawing of the enme teacher prob ably, receiving little ones into his humble school nnrt Rnzing at them with eyes of divine coiupasfiion. The teachers Bpcwk French as well as Ge...

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MR CHAMBERLAINT'S RECOVERY HIS LIFE AT HIGHBURY. DAILY WALKS WITHOUT AID. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

MR CHAMBERLAIN'S RECOVERY HIS LIFE AT HIGHBURY. DAILY WALKS WITHOUT AID. The 'Dally Mall,' of 30th September, reports:— Mr Chamberlain's health shows a steady Improvement, despite rumors to tho contrary, which doubtless owe their origin to the complete privacy he iiaa maintained In pursuance of medical advice. During the period of his seclusion nt Higlibury the only persons Mr Cham bers of his family and his devoted pri vate secretary, Mr Wilson, have been four personal friends who reside in the neighborhood of Birmingham. As -.e is now able to walk about without assist ance, his daily drives in the heigh-' borhood have been discontinued. The gout has completely left his ayes, In which Its presence was most feare.l, though it is still present to a consider able extent In one leg and slightly In the other, and In one of his arm's. His brain is aa clear as ever, and he takos a lively Interest In public affairs, de voting, as a rule, about two hours in the morning to a careful perusal ...

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MOTOR SMASH. CAR TURNS A DOUBLE SOMERSAULT. DRIVER KILLED. EXCITING STRUGGLE WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

MOTOR SMASH. CAR TURNS A DOUBLE SOMER SAULT. driver' killed. exciting struggle with photographers. An untoward incident, which had a ( fatal termination, marred the success of | the Brooklands automobile race, meeting ' on Saturday, 14th September. I All went well until the jilxth race, when an event occurred that created | much alarm among the spectators, who had been attracted by the excellent pro- ? gramme and the glorious September i weather. The race, was for care of 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's entry) was seen to dart up the incline of tbe course, make a turn, topple over, per form a double 6omersault, 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 onlookers ex pressed the opinion that the unfortunate pen Jiatl been killed. -^ -' For the tnoment ? the-r...

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PICTURESQUE MODERN NOVEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

PICTURESQUE MODERN NOVEL In comparison with tbe novels of the past, many of our modern stories are merely startllngly ingenious - tours de force. But if they seem to lack sub Btance, if they are often slender of plot and aggressively personal In feeling, they at any rate exhibit a vividness of color, a variety of mood, a fineness of analysis, wonderfully combined with a light and graceful treatment, which Is the reflex of modern civilised life.— 'Harper's Weekly,' New Sorb.

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KATHERINE TINGLEY. THE AMERICAN PROPHETESS. OF THE NEW FOREST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 December 1907

KATHERINE TINCLEY ^ ? SUE AMERICAN P110PHETESS. OF THE NEW FOREST. By 'A. R. ROSE-SOLEy. Mrs Tinglcy Las come trom Point Lama, California, Id order to found s ThcosophlsUc seminary In the New Forcet, on a Property belonging to her companion, the Hon. Nan Herbert. ' Confucius and Zoroaster, Ma liummcd, and a Greater than these— uucl now ICathci'ino Tingley.' The white-robed young priestess, in Greek draperies and green coronal, syllabled the last name with rever ent pause, as unc bent un making an impression. 1 was impressed. 1 bad waxed fccmewliat callous .vgarditig the blas phemous arrogance . of s«:t. The ? ' .'States form a hot-bod ur split creeds, and California in T-nrtirular is. tbe happy hunting 'ground for ... , ? leaders and fanatics, rtocniiiMrcs and ;;,.. tljt'orlsts, -seers and disciples who : ?;;' -. l'uight wilt and fade in . keener airt rji-V^ oiV GrSduiity -and cynicism; ' scepticism W&ii?z niid superstition flourish 'aide Aiy side'. J;#r-i: Jftxet.-jeffia'cW...

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