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MESSAGES THROUGH THE AIR. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 10 July 1914
MESSAGES THROUGH THE AIR. Wo can communicate through tJm by suiuui waves, light, waves uuu hcri ssmu wave*. \Viroicss .elegrapny is uojio by means oi xJiu hut. lis range is lo-uay so much further than -thai of aiiy telegraphic system based upon iight or bouii&lt;j that it has bcvu asKed ii this superiority might nut bo duo to •the hicL' LJuit wiiokss telegraphic sys tems aio operated by a uitcmuucal po.ver iar greater than any tjiuc lias lu-herio been applied 'to "ght or 10 bouuii, An engineer, X>r DuddefJ, iias boon trying to soivo tins question, Ink ing as a oasis of lus calculations u dis.anco of 100 miles. To suud her cian waves this disuiitee, tiio antenna must radmto abou« JiUO v.axta of elec tricity. A light of 1*10 candle power is visibio .02 of a milo away,; to bo visible 100 mile's away, -the ligU:« must bo t'oGO cancUo power. To produce suoh a light 230 v.'atts are necessary, To prcduco a sound thnfc can bo heard 100 miloti away, a mechanical forco of llii watt...
LIMIT OP COURTESY. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
LIMIT OP COURTESY, 4 Japan's now l'rimo Minister, Count Okunm, .has a woodon Jog, It ro places a limb, which was blown off by tho bomb of a political assassin. In connection with that outrage, a story is to.cl which goes far to support tho c~uiin thub is made far Okurna, that lio is tho best mannered man in Jnp P'n 1 .A"01, tll° explosion which had kil'otl Ins servants and horses, bosidoR shattering his leg, ho was lying in his olhco in an agony of pain, yob ho was ab!o to say smilingly to a for>ii;u statesman who was taking leavo of lii'n 'Excuse liio sir, for my impoliteness in not Eooing you to 'lio door."
DARING KINEMA FEATS. THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
DAIiltfG KINEMA FEATS. THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA Tho- man behind tlio gun is not moro bravo than tho man behind the camera Armed oniy with ins photographio ap paratus, the latter penot'ratos jungles, scales precipices, dodges buhots and bhiUgoons in i iots and revolutions, nuvor hesitating to risk his lifo when tiiero is a chance of ob.&lt;ainmg a start ling and uuiquo pioturo. Ono of tlio must astounding photographic fonts ou record was that of Mr. H. G. Pouting, who climbed a Japanese vol cano, Asama-i'ama, to get a picturo of its crater. "Whilo his nepers-stood wai ing with a socond camera, Mr. Pouting advanced to tlio edge of tho volcano s mouth, and was In tho very act ot talcing a picture when an erup tion occurred. But an assistant was as quick us a volcano, and snapped Mr. Pouting before the la.tor coukl evon tain ruunu, and then th« two ran for their lives. Hunting b:g gnmo with the catnora is no»v quno i»ii creryday business with uitropid and enterprising photograp...
CUPID'S POST BAG. CANADIAN'S BIG CHOICE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
CUPID'S POST BAG. CANADIAN'S 13IG CHOICE. No loss than 24 lottors iiavo boon sent froiti all parts of England to4 tho chairman of tho Eastbourne Guardians, tho Kov. Canon AlSon, to whom a young man appealed for a wifo. At a previous mooting of tho guardians, a communication from a 26-year-old man with a ton-aero Canadian chicken ranch, and a Chineso sorvnnt, was road. Tho writer stated that ho had. an. incumo equivalent, to £500 in Eng land, and that ho proposed to rotiro and return homo to Sussex iu two or tliroo years' time. Would tho board assist him by introducing liiw -to a domesticated girl, "not of tho ilirty typo and between 20 to 25." Tho chair man observed that h© Uftd boen. all through tho letters, and noticed that isomo of tho correspondents- enclosed very charming pnotographs, wliilo ono also scut a lock of hair to provo that it Was >tho colour tho rancher wanted. (Laughter.) It was agreed by tho momljers that tho letters should bo sent to tho ranclior for his consid...
NO SPORTING PAPERS FOR HIM [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
NO SPORTING PAPERS FOR HIM. AT man with a largo bundlo ot sporting papors went into a friod fish shop tho other day and oskod how muoh ho was to rocoivo tor thom. "Not bin' M snappod tho owner of tho shop. "Yor can tiko om away, I don't want; tho liko ui 'om in this establishment.." "Goin' to rotiro, Bill?" sneered tho disappointed owner of tho papoi'B. "ltotsiro bo blowedl" retorted Bill "It's a mattor o* business that's all. It don'it pay mo to wTap up fish in sportin' pipors. My customers reads °"Woll, an' vhati Alien? Aro yor afraid thoy'll bo backin' tho tip?" "That's just what I ham afraid on. respondod tlio purveyor. 'Thoy hoiits their bit o' lish, reads tlio tips, backs thoir fancy, an' drops thoir brass. Then .thoy 'as tor starve for a .week or two, au' my fish is Joft on my. 'andB.". .
SOME CRICKET RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
SOME CRICKET RECORDS. Tho distinction of having made the highest individual scoro in any ilrst cluss match bolungs to A.O. M'Laron, and lias bolonged to hiin since 1895, wlion ho scored '121 runs lor Lanca shire against Somerset at Taunton. During tlio season of 1901, C. B. Fry mado no fewer than 13 I'hree figuro scores—an achiovement never beaten, and only onco equalled—name ly, by Tom Hay ward, iu 1900. In that samo season, by tho way, Hay ward amassed iho record individual, aggregate by scoring in all 3,518 runs. It was in 1906 again, that C*. H. Hirsfc performed tho uuiquo feat ot scoring over 2,000 runs, and talcing over 2(50 wickets,. A bowling achiov ment 'which is Jikoly to tako a bit ot beating was accomplished by A. E. Trott in 1907 when playing in his own bonofiti match- for Middlesex ugainst Subsox. Not conjj-ent with taking four wickots with consoculivo balls, ho then proceeded fto perform tho hat triok in tho same inmngs,. Russia'has a larger proportion of blind peoplo...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. | (By "Ambrosino.") Tho now Bocioty cra/.o for coored luur'iias reached Now York, and Mra Lincoln Studor, tho first- American so ts ioty lendor to wonr n coJorod wig in public created a sonsation at tlio Globo Thatro by appearing wi ll light bluo locks, Airs .Stndler occupied ono of tho best boxes in tho houso, and it was not long bot'oro tho b art ling discovery was mado. Opera g.usses were levelled at box from overy part of tho house, and so great was tho oxcitoment that tho perfor mance was almost brought, to a stand still. Geiior-aliy speaking, however, tho iu\y fashion does not find favor among iho "Four Hundred." ill llufcs:a on i ho contrary, tho crazo seoma to havo caught ou. During tho soason when flowers are so scarce, it is important that those which wo do secure should bo mado to last as long as possiblo. Most peopitMvill, nowadays, tuico tiio trouble t-o keep tho blooms supplied wi h fresh water, and also cut Uio stalks afresh evory day. Certain simpl...
ENGLISH FARM WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
ENGLISH FARM WAGES A Lincolnshire farmer has furnished figuros oxtraoted from his wagoa' books, showing tho amount actually oarnod during tlio post 12 mon'.lia by laborers in his ouiploy. Ho occu pies about ICO iioroB of land, and la typioal of tho smaller agricutluralisu in ilio county. In iho caso of a yardman, tho weekly wages wore 14/G and in addition there was extra cash. tor harvest, boor monoy £1, and 25 £>'iouo of bacon at 8/ por s.ono, making tho total i'or tho year £'18 14/. Tina showed an avorago of 18/81, and with 3/ por week raluo of coi>tago and gar den ront iroo, brought tho total ar erago per woek £1 1/8J. In tho ca:-.o of a yearly laboror tho total cash payments, part for piecofork, £45 18/4 or an average of lV/7£ por week, and | with 3/ coitugo and garden rent froo, 1 made a loal uarmugs por wcok of £1 . 0/?'i. In addition, thoro woro extras not taken imo consideration in bo li ! tho nbovo cases of lirowood and milk ! at different periods. In iho caso of a ho...
BLIND WATCHMAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
BLIND WATCHMAKERS. Jl iml people— hose who havo been born blind—are, ns is wojl known, ex ceedingly clover with tliolr lingers, but ifc is not often th.iV wo hoar of a watchmaker wuo was born b.ind. Ana I yet ".hero arc instances of tho kind. J A iamona blind watchmaker Jived .'it Holucath, in Lincoinsh.io. His nanio was Kippin, ami although coinp.-tely i> blind, ho could tako to pieccs and p'-i togotlior agam waichcs that Wi.ro oi luosi delieai'o construction, with, the greatest caso, and iu quicker uinu ! than m..st watchmakers who havo the advantage o: good eyesight. On one occasion somo of tho tiny wheels ami screws used in his I'rndo v.oio stolen t'vojn him, but, tho ihicf was cap uved with iho property on him, and .Kippni idontilied ihem by his delioato sense of touch. A Harnstapio watch and cluck maker brought up ilis blind son to his trade and tho young man proved so skilful vhafc on moro than one occasion ho de tected faults in time pieces which otlior tradesmen had' fai...
THE MASTER PASSION. CHAPTER VII (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
THE .'MASTER PASSION. GHAl'TiSlt VII (Cuntmueil.) Oh, if sho could, only summon the courage to toil him everything, its sho ' had mado up her mind to do that very uftornoon! But) ihe deadly fear oi lusmg him was upon her, and her touguo relusud to speak the secret ot hor nfo. Bettor lor iier a thousand times if slio could have been brave, as Boresiord said, lor live miuutc.i, bu her love uiado an arrant coward d hor, and she loll she would nwher risk annulling, cwjn a martyrdom for years, than the io^s of Devoid. Unconscious of ihe turmoil in hor mind ho answered with a siui>o:' "A woman wouia scarcely Care o know tho ins and outs uf a mail's Ufo. Doubtful ilirtations weren't much 1o my tusto; but Val, if ho were to bj married to-morrow, would luivo to sit up half itlio night making a boniiro oi his love-letters. How long would it tako you?" "Only 0110 minute, for I should toss I'tjom all into tho Aro at once." "Thenyou have some?" "Yesj you aro not quite tho only porsou who has ...
KIMONOS FOR MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
KIMONOS FOF1 HEN. Tho youthful (k)iuu. having exhaus ted all tho possibilities of purp.'o sock'; low neck shirts, and other gear of ef feminate appearance, lias now urned his attention to kimonos, which hayo been so popular among tho lair sex for somo seasons. Tjio latest- sug gestions in tho way of coats and over coats is of kimono origin, and before many months have passed, it is pre dicted they will ho tho most popular of garmouts says tho "Tailor mid Cut ter." Thoy arc not being introduc ed by Saviilo How tailors, nor will ihey iiguro in tho latest log of "West Eud tailors. Somo have been made, up as an oxperimont by tailors who deal-in novelties. They havo attrac ted tho attention of young men who liko somohing out of ordinary.
WOES OF THE POET. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
WOES OF THE POET. An editor was sitting in Ms office one day when a man entered whoHc L-row was clothed with' thunder. Fiercely seizing r i'±aJr, he slammed his liat on the tab^e, hurled his um brella on the floor, and sat down. "Arc you the editor?" he asked. "Yes." "'Can you read writing?" "Of course." "Read that, then," he aaid, thrust ing at the editor ad envelope with an inscription on it. "B •" said the editor, trying to spell it. "That's not a *B' ; it'K an 'S,' " said the man. " *8' ? Oh, yes. 1 see. Well, it looks like 'Soles for Dinner,' or 'Souls fon Sinners,' " said the editor. '"No, sir," replied the ,mnn ; "noth ing of the sort. ; That's my name— Samuel' Bruner. I knew yoti couldn't read. I called to see about that, poem ot mine you printed the other day entitled "The Surcease of Sor row.' " "I don't remember it," said the editor. "Of course you don't, because it went into the paper under the vil lainous title ol 'Smeacasc To-mor row.' " "A blunder of the compositor, I...
MEATIAN [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
Me ATI AN. (from Our Own CorrcNpoiulont). Dry woatlier and frosts have lind :i tolling effect 011 crops and grass tlio last fow weeks, and unless ruin fulls shortly, quite a numbor of farmers will tiavo to hand-feod their stook. A Rood fall of rain would lu a groat help to tlio late. sown crop, as a Rood portion of it lias not gonninatod yot, L-'armera arc anxiously waiting tho rain so that thoy may bogin fallow ing, as very fow have commenced yet. Good percentages of lamlrn aro show ing with tho fiouks, but owing to shortage of teed tho condition of them is not just what might bo desired.
NUMBER ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
NUMBER ONE. The little sharp-faced man ran nn&lt;l overtook the vicar—a cleric with the reputation of being a generous sports man. N'I wanted to speak to you about the village football team," he said. "They're a fine lot ol ehapn. They 've won the league, besides two cups." "Well?" said the vicar. "They're in low water. They owe three pounds for rent, and Ihe land* lord won't allow them to use the field again till it's paid." *Ob, is that so ?" said the ^ood natnred vicar. "Well, here's the money. By the way, I suppose you are an official of the club." "No," eaid the sharp-faced man. pocketing the cash, and turniuj; away, "I'm the landlord !"
UNITED ACTION. FIRST CONFERENCE OF DISTRICT PROGRESS LEAGUES. [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
UNITED ACTION. FIRST CONFERENCE OF DISTRICT PROGRESS LISAGUES. (From nur Dny Trap Coirespondent.) : It has beeu decidod to. hold a con* fevonco of Progress Leagues. at least quarterly to discuss matters affecting sottlcf.s in general throughout LlieMalloo districts, and to taUo united nciion, instead of each Lcaguo working separa tely. Tho tlrqt of theso coufcionceatook - place at tho Day Trap Hull on Jul.v 4th. Tho delegates representing the dilTorcnt bodies wore MatiuugaUng, Messrs McKinnon, and E. Chambers ; Eureka, U. Joyce; Pier Milun, H. Williams; Day Trap Districts Loaguo, A. Stowart and D. Noonan. On tho motion of D. Noonan, secon ded hy W. Mclvinnon, K. Joyce wiw appointed Chuinnan, and on tho motion of KJoy&lt;v, socondod hy Ii. Chambers, ,D. Noonan was appointed secretary. Moved by H. Willimrs socoudcd by A. Stewart—That dologatoB assomblod, ro prjscnting settlors of their respective districts "who occupy land to tho extent of 200 -norOH, petition the Hon. tho Min...
NOTHING WRONG WITH IT. A tradesman who did some work for a customer a few days ago rendered the following account: [Newspaper Article] — Ultima and Chillingollah Star — 17 July 1914
NOTHING WRONG WiTIi IT. A tradeemnn who did some worlt for a customer a few days a?o ren dered the following account fi. 0. 2 iron pegs 1 G 1 wooden do. ... ... ; "0y. - (I 9 Tbc customer cent 2/3 to settle the hill, pointing out that a mistake hud been made in tbc account. One-and-six was returned1" by the tradesman's boy, with word that if the customer read the bill lie would find it all right, lie read the bill two or three times, and then called on the man to point out that there must lie an error. The tradesman took the bill, and. with the air of one whose chief troubles in life rose from the stupidity of others, read the account:— "Two iron pegs, one-and-six ; one wouldn't do—an' it was sent back— n'nepence : leaves ninepence. What's wrong with that 7"