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THE REV. R. J. CAMPBELL. DRIVEN INTO SOCIALISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
THE REV. R. 3. CAMPBELL. DRIVEN INTO SOCIALISM. Last night (31st October) tne Bev. K. J. Campbell, addressing a crowded meeting at Fulham, said he had been asked why he had been driven to Socialism. He was driven to Socialism by the sheer weight of the Gospel which he preached. Socialism had proved itself the great est of the world's forces in the direction of International brotherhood. It had already done more than all the forces of diplomacy— 'Government of the people, by the people, for the people'— best de scribed Socialism. A Voice : 'That's tho Liberal plat form.' 'Exactly,' said Mr Campbell, 'and I claim every Liberal in the room for So cialism.' (Laughter, and 'Hear, hear'). Ho added that It was the ideal with which the Christian started; 'Thy. will be done on earth,' showed that for the same purpose primitive Christianity and modern Socialism were so near akin that they could regard ths two as the same movement. Let them take a leaf out of the book of the great combines, an...
CRAZE FOR THIEF DRAMAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
CRAZE FOR THIEF DRAMAS. Theft Is not a particularly edifying crime; it has not even the romance of -murder and the crime passlonncl abiut It, ana yet Its glorification In the thea tre continues popular. Not only have we had hero. and heroine thieves in Raffles, Leah Klescnna, anj The Sins of ?Society, but U6w we are promised The Thief at the St James's. One would think that there were on'y two' -:oin-J -mandments. possible to break — the eighth In England and the seventh In France.— Lady Violet Grevilie, in 'The Graphtc.'
TEMPERATE HABITS WHAT ARE THEY ? IMPORTANT ASSURANCE QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
TEMPERATE HABITS WHAT ARE THEY ? IMPORTANT ASSURANCE QUES TION. A man who was insured in the Britan nic Assurance Company committed sui cide. At the Exeter Assizes, where Mr Justice Walton presided, a special Jury awarded his widow, Mrs Leigh, the L200 which she claimed under the policy. The company's appeal to the High Court was decided on 23th October, when it was dismissed. Mr Foote, K.C. (with whom was Mr Simon), for the company, said the de fence was that the policy had been ob tained by making a false declaration and the suppression of material facts. The jury found that there had been no material concealment and no material misrepresentation by the assured. The policy was granted on 2ist December, 1905, and In the February following the assured hanged himself while suffering from depression, the result of drink. In his answers to questions in the pro posal form be. stated that be had not Buffered from ariy severe illness. That was not true, for he had ueen attended for three ...
WHERE TO LOOK. A BOOK OF REFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
WHEBB TO LOOK. A BOOK OF REFERENCE. One of the latest attempts to wrestle with the complexity of the world, as some of our readers will be aware, is a book called 'Where to Look: An Uasy Guide to Works of Reference.' If you want to know how many uniforms the German Emperor has, or what Is the length of the Chinese Ambassador's pig tall, or how close President Roosevelt has ever been to a bear— anything, in fact, important enough to have a place in one of the two or three hundred refer ence books In our language— this volume tells you where to look for it '.Tie ./Ub lishers have now. sent us' a copy of the following -document Just received by |Uiem!^%'vV :\';- :-/r^-' y- ??-;? -,;, '?';?' ? '^^K^iypurs 'truly, -.'-:'. ; .,-?' It is hard to think of any reference book that would y!eld any Information of value to this applicant— unless a little work on our shelves called 'How to Buy a Gun' should be of some use. Not that, we would personally recom mend any punitive measures In the even...
FORTUNES IN BIOGRAPHIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
FORTUNES XR BIOGRAPHIES. Is It still possible to make a fortune out of a single publication ? The answer depends, in part, on the definition of the term 'fortune.' But if you are modest enough so to describe fi. sum of L20.000, that is the amonnt which Messrs. Mac mlllan arc reputed to have netted out of Money's 'Life of Gladstone.' Equal luck seems likely to attend Mr Murray as publisher of 'Queen Victoria's tet ters.'— 'The Sketch.'
MRS. MELTON PRIOR. FATAL ACCIDENT TO AN ARTISTS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
UBS. MELTON PRIOR. FATAL ACCIDENT TO AN ARTIST'S WIFE. Mrs Melton Prior, the wife of the well- I known war artist, met with a sad death on Tth November. When crossing Lewis - ham High road she was knocked down by a tramcar. Upon examination Mm Prior was found to be In an uncon scious condition. She was removed to the Miller Hos pital, Greenwich, but she never re gained consciousness, and died about six o'clock. ' The deceased lady was the daughter of Mr John Greevee, and was married to Mr Melton Prior In 1873.— 'Pally News.'
NO OSPREYS AT WEDDING. BRIDEGROOM'S SPECIAL REQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
WO OSPREYS AT WEDDING. i BRIDEGROOM'S SPECIAL BE QUEST, m At the marriage of Mr Arthur J. Coke, the secretary of 'Our Dumb Friends1 League,' and Mrs Alec. Taylor, at Brompton Oratory, on 12th November, none of the guests wore osprey plumes, as Mr Coke had specially asked the ladies to refrain from doing eo. Tbe bridal pair received 300 presents, including a silver cigar-box bearing tho design of a horse ambulance from the start of the league. Instead «f. the usnal Jc^^i|^d^o.^er^^^%^-l4teg.^c)ike, 'which iwis brer 6tt in ielght, the Jnoaels of animals, with a ?water-trougb and a horse ambulance, were substituted. / : ' No bird suffers more from the de mands of fashion than the egret, from which are obtained the beautiful osprey feathers. The 'ospreys' of the inilli ner are the long -waving plumes taken from the backs of different species of small borons. Tliose with white plum ages, some ten in number, are tbe most valuable. These feathers are only worn by the egrets during the bree...
"CORPORAL" PUNISHMENT. MR DOOLEY'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
'CORPORAL' PUNISHMEMT. 1 MBixxjrjsirs vnswa. 'What d'ye know about thim little wans, remarks Mr Dooley on this sub ject, that ye have bo carefully reared be lavln' thim In th' morning* before they got up an' Iosin' ye'er temper with at night whin ye come home fr'oi wurruk? They don't know ye an', don't know thim. Ye'U nivlr know till 'tis too late. I've often wondhered what a little boy thinks about us that call oursllves grown up because we can't grow anny more. We wake htm up in th' morain' whin he wants to sleep. We make him wash his face whin he knows it don't need washin' thin as much as It will late, an' we sind him back to comb his hair In a way he don't approve iv at tJl. We flre him off to school just about t'a' time lv day whin anny wan ought to be out lv dures.. He trudges off to a brick bulldln' an' a tired teacher tells him a lpt lv things he hasn't anny inthrest In at all, like how manny times Elvin goes into a hundhred an' nine an' who was King iv England in thirteen ...
HUNTING WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
HUNTING WOMEN. Out of a vast number of hunting women only a certain small percentage 'know their job.' Some oome out to see lfceli? 5 IrieridsHfor 'a^ ndn-huritinfe .-woman's lot in a hunting country is not a happy one; some ore anxious to jump unnecessary fences; some are equally anxious to avoid fences altogether; some come out for the sake of the ride home with their special men friends; not q few solely with the object of !dlSr cussing with others the various scandals ?. -of the neighborhood; while just a. ^ limited few come out to liunt— 'i'leia.'
ROYAL WEDDING. THE ORLEANS FAMILY. HOW THEY CAME TO WOOD NORTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
0^m^i^^mm- r THE ORLEANS FAMHjT. HOW THEY CAME TO WOOD NORTON.1 - ;-.-' Wood Morton, Worcestershire, the '-seat . ? : of the Due d'Orleane, Where the' mar- ;' ;r riage of Princess Louise of France (the ? dukejs sister -and great-gtandaughjer of - - Kln^ Louis alhllippe) JKand 'Esince . ' ?§hiiu3es'-J| ofT Bourbonf'' 'mtljfe %'^-c'1*' fi-ol£er-to-la w |-f tbe Kins pf Si-af|i) Js to tike place on 16th NQyemW,' lUftpt now one of tbe busiest places in .Eng- : land. . ; .yilCSDuchene; of- Paris, the architect who is responsible for the erection of the special chapel and banqueting hall ? Iw.hloh,j¥lil,be 'used for the wedding and Subsequent festivities, paid a flying visit to England yesterday. After a two hours' Interview with tbe Due d'Or leans he returned to Paris to push on new orders for the festivities of next week. ;jrh-5 duke is so busy. He will *_ee to everything' himself, and already 4' Jams, performing the impossible,' ie znturkeS M. Duchene yesterday. 'But ?everything -will b...
A QUEEN'S JEWELS. WILL THEY BE SOLD FOR DEBT? [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
\. 5 %A iQVfSElil'S-^SWMM ' - WILL THEY BE SOLD FOR DEBT? One of the saddest romances In tbe annals of European royalty is raoalled by5(he repeateti'^noOTceVemCS'I the forthcoming sale ot the jewels of the , late TJueen of the Belgians. These ' jewels were left to the Queen's eldest daughter, Princess Louise, wlio, at e!x teen, was married to Prince Philip of 'Saxe-Coburg. TWs unhappy unlfft' with a -man touch older than herself was terminated by her elopement and 'sub- sequent incarceration in an asylum, from which she escaped. The jewels are of great value, and were to be 6old to liquidate the Prin cess's debts. 'I very much fear,' wrote King Leopold when informed of his daughter's extravagance, 'that if py daughter continues to live in this way 'she will die in poverty.' ' '? ' Public opinion in Belgium was greatly shocked by the projected sale, for the treasures include, e veil of Brussels' point lace costing 14000, presented to the late Queen by the women of Bel^ glum on her si...
A BOGUS OFFICIAL'S TALES. CREDULITY OF COUNTRY SHOPKEEPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
A BOGUS OFFICIAL'S TALES. CREDULITY OF COUNTRY SHOP KEEPERS. A peculiar story of how three Notts tradespeople were victimised was told before the Nottingham City magistrates on Saturday, 2nd November, when George Carter, said to be a native of Newcastle-on-Tyne, -was placed in the dock. __ Partp.r Went to a shoD at Chilwell, and told the shopkeeper, Fanny Charlton. that he was making a trade report for the Government. He offered to Include the shop In his report on payment of two shillings. The money was handed to him. He then asked for a billhead, wrote something upon it. and obtained the shopkeeper's signature, together with a ehilllngj'to cover the cost of the Government stamp.' Mrs Charlton ad mitted to the bench that she did not read the paper before signing it; she thought it was a report. From Chilwell Carter went to Beeston, and there obtained 2s Od from a girl named Barnett, who was in charge of a shop. He told tbe girl he represented the Record Offico and wanted the money ...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
?wMi^lt^^v^;r: 'Friend, can you 'tell me the time*? 'I have no ?watch, but there goes the nine o'clock train. It must be twelve past.' Since Mr Frohmann started a 'Bus service to convey playgoers between the suburbs and Ills theatres, people are c&Ulog Urn Mr To and-FroluziiuiD.' A country squire asked a juggler wby he played the fooL 'For the same reason you do;out of want*. Tou do it (or want ot wit; I lor want of money.' 'Tou tell me she married for love, but I happen to be aware that the man she mar ried Is worth a million.' 'Precisely— it 1b the million she loves!' 'I am very sorry to bear. Captain Salter, that your wife left you so unceremoniously.' 'My mistake, sir. I took her tor a mate and she proved to be a skipper.' ?'Charlie's perfectly wild over his new motor carl' remarked a man to a friend. 'Wild over It!' responded the latter. 'Tou should see and near him when he's under It!' 'Hans it all, my cigar's gone out,' be sold. , 'It spoils & clear, no matter...
CHILDREN AND PUBLIC-HOUSES. LONDON'S UNPLEASANT LEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
CHILDREN AND PtTBLIG HffiUSES. LONDON'S UNPLEASANT T.RAD. . A series of letters from Chief Con stables in the larger provincial tov/ns, and In London are published as a Paper by the Home Oflice. They deal wi .h the practice of women and children fre quenting public-houres. A caution i* siven that the figures must be used with uiau-7iiuu, ueuause, tor exampi?, as le gards one city the figures 'may represent the extent of the practice in a number of licensed premises known to lie mast fre quented by women and ohi'dren. while as regards another city they may relate to premises representing various clas es of public-houses and indud'A'S tioufes not likely, by reason of their situation tii- class of customers, or other circumstan ces, to be much frequented uy women and children. Thus, while the table shows for 472 houses In Bristol 2.1 !1 ' children, at itie rale of .043 per house re: hour, Jt has been ascertained that, fifteen ' houses account for no fewer than 1,542 of these children, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
?*»' STAN1» THIS SEAS AT PICTOK And travel the CampbellU and Camdcii Districts. The TnoBOBGHBfiED Thotting Stai BEBELLION. EEBKLLION is a. rirli dark b horse, standing over 10 Lands liigb, r 8 year« old, showing plenty of bone muscle, and lias perfect action. Rebellion is by the celebrated well-known trotting stallion itabeIC out of Florouce, by Boccacio (imp.) of Mystery, by Huon (imp.) Bebellion was bred by Wil|iam A Esq., 'Elmgrove,' Begi, andwns .6 Nov. 10, 1899. T?i;bki/liok tcok first and special at BofVi Show, WOO REBEL OHILDE. the sire Bebellion, is by the cehbmted irapi American trotting horse, Ohilde Ha out of tlie grand mare Velocity, by I (see Stud Book). Rebel Childe won the two-yea champion tiot at Elsternwick 1 - Melbourne, beating a field of ninete( w t,; Kkpkl Chiide has been a great su( ?;\ ?'''. ';'/*fttthi;;s,tud.:h-vine sired, more «ii3 ^:V??'';;^:r'ii.'i»Bd^w.|t?t^t^B^l^es?'j^lan.«l^y:Ju i:-v' ? ^iLJHjiriowJ ffi^prpa' SHf**^ ??.?'. - -.: :yi6-4,j6iiisiiec:y- ir...
LORD GROMER IN THE CITY. PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM. SPEECH ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS. THE FUTURE OF EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
'^^ims^mmwtmmr PRESENTATION OF THE FREE DOM. SPEECH ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS. THE FUTURE dF EGYPT. ? The old iarrsingenient by' which ? a more or less formal business tran saction took place under the oaken dais near the Guildhall. .porch, with, a lavish display of' the City's gold plate to serve as a background for the picture, when honor was to be done to a distinguished visitor by his enrolment as an honorary frees ? man, seems to have been abandoned. It lod to the overcrowding of the picture — tho officers of the Corpora tion, the Aldermen, and the guest of honor had to be satisfied with re stricted space on a comparatively narrow platform. Now, however, better use is made of the picturesque features of the One old hall. To-day Lord Cromer was the recipient of the freedom, and for him, as was the case when a similar compliment was paid to Viscount Fushimi not long ago, a large platform had been V, erected occupying one end of the hall. ?i raised jjwell above -the ground, covered x . W...
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
[?] VvK CFtom.ouc3VitonSc^pjc^5irt.l f V4 ??-rIt is wy.*xtrtmei^ '^w|^;'#J^:ito: haVe to chronicle ^e JfliaMUSF'^iiirrf Francis James ^ BheH^f 'fioutid iHUl^'i Wilton', wliiclif sad jeventtobk place ojr .Thnr^aayiaBt'atStvAnneent's Hospital oyuiiey,.in iiio presence ..pi; ,ius wire,, brotherfi, sisters, anfl oUibr relations, fortified by the lust.. rites of his/.noly church. IJecaased hadVteen n great srifferer for Bome considerable lime, such beiugknown onlyito' :|iis iibme d iate 'r^ln^ii ves, aud his s'ufforuigs $erij' jborne .with' great ,jesigqni ;jOn? :. A|few months ago he Was' induced. ioiep . W Syldijey dpetoe ^Dii |ifcOart%}%ha3 Shen -did'jj'ol Twav-a^'liis-icbhaitioB^j complaint', (kidney trbiibles) vv.uibh: ?was sr.ccesRfiilly parfornieil itn TncK day, aun which he got throngh well, but at mid-day on Thursday he took a decided tni-n for the worse, jiud during that . afternoon he gmil unity sank peacefully passing away at seven i:i tlie evening. The follo»'in-r moniiac _ ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
Mr. \V. J. Fullei-, J. P., 'storekeeper, Rendclsli.ini, S.A., -v.-ritc^ :— ' Soiue Iittld time ago I was called in tu see a-neighbour who was sufluring from severe cramps, and | who roally thought lie WM l-xat helt,.-. I ? tooUa bottloof Chainlierlain's Colic, Cholera, I and Diarrhoea Honmdy witii me, aud ga\ij | him three dosos, according to diiuoUons. and in a few hours he -had quite recovered. 1 bavc frenueiitly used it in my .own family, and am so well satisfied as to it* iTioiiW that I make a point of selling it to my customers on a positive guarantee.' For sale by C. H. l'ickan], Picton, Tiiirlmcrc aud The Oaks. -.( Advt.) Thi- .stock sold throiirtb (hu Home bush yards for (ho year 1U07 com prise.l 2,74 1,2«3 sheep and lambs and 10G.7i»d eaitle, as compared with 2,19G,5iJ5 and t)G,494 respectively for .1906. ' ? It i» statei! that i'com Christmas Eve t.iil New .-Year's Day 4.720.flf)f) passeuK.T.s t.ravi'lle I on .-.th« Sydney and Suburban (niinwaypj and th -. ii iniuint of fa...
The Farmers Creed. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
'?'-:. ^Jfap|t^J^(|J^j| .; More than sixty ^earstago iljenry WardBeecher,;thegreatpu'pitoratbK jgavii. voice' tp^he following farmer's creed which possesses lasting qualif ties : ..'. '. : .- :'': ] '?'''.,'.,.'?' '.Jj..' . .'? 'We believe in': Kruall farms aii'l. thorough cultivation, ?'_: _ ;,. :? 'We believe that^be soil loves to eat, as well as ita ««wn«r«' and *Higut therefore to be liberally fed. ; ? }[ 'We believe inrJarge crops Ayhich leave the land better than ttieyiound'. jt—inakingtlie farmer and ithe farm both glad at once. . -^ ?: . ; ? '.'We 'believe iri: going to the bottoiu of things, arid therefore,' iu deep ploughing «nd eupnghof it- , . AlUhe better witli aBuhrSoil ^longhj !i '.yr. .?.?.''-rWtt.bnlieyfl ^al^eryfarinfihe.uld ;*»-; ' i Uhttnrit.jkiidri^d^iiin jh^I^ ' WeTjelieve. iii gooJ MiVce's, 'good barns, good farm houses, good stock, good. orchards, and children enough to gather the frait. . ' We believe in ;i clean kitchen, a neat wife in it, a -spinning wheel...
More facts and figures about municipal rating To the Editor of THE PICTON POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 15 January 1908
More facts and figures about municipal rating To tbe Editor of Ta& Vidrtis Post. Sir,— Opponents of uniuiproped value rating are chiefly confined to two classes of people— the owners of valnable Vacant lands, and those who havfi not considered the matter ami who merely object because it is something new. It may be new to mem i-ecaus« rney nave not k«pt abrenst of municipal progress in Australasia, to say nothing of the r«st of the world. There is, how ever, some hope of winning the I support of a man who has not gone into the matter. Evidence may con j viiice him, but evidence is ho good .with a rich, man who has valuable, ittitidie, land. He i? not ignorant. He is widiiawak*'. His intweste are f^liivctly opposed to tue intei-ests of the owneiA of homes aud dusineis premises in uwiiymicipality. ile is - li W7l^^i^S$ojjh*^|i;i; udoi)tfdratiuj?o!)uuiinprov«'l values byjlO2 Totes *oil2. i Tim 7»opnlaiion w:w men a.aiu. in WOG it had increased to 10,239. The,i-ate is Ifd in the ...