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HENRY DRUMMOND. HIS PERSONALITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
HENBY DKUUMOND. HIS PERSONALITT. 'Henry Drummond bas now been more than tea years dead. On 11th March, 1897, through a waste of storm and tumult, he reached the shore,' writes the editor of the 'British Weekly,' In a number which contains several excellent appreciations of tbe famous Glasgow professor, who was a scientist, a gentleman, and a Christian. 'It Is hard to think, as Charles Lamb said about a friend, of 'the wormy bed and him together.' For he was so bright, so youthful, so full of life, eo truly cour ageous and unselfish In hU last suffer ings, that tbe admiration and affection which he called forth in life wells up again whenever his name is mentioned. The wonderful fascination which he ex ercised is still a present Influence In the minds of multitudes to whom he made spiritual things real and near and pow erful.' . A MAN APART. 'The personality of Drummond. remains vividly with multitudes, but short afl hlfl life was he was able to leave behind his «po^ -are^li vfeo^nbS...
MURDER BY A LOVER. GIRL'S MOTHER TELLS THE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
MURDER BY A LOVER. GIRL'S MOTHER TELLS THE STORY. A coroner's Jury at Slough returned a verdict of wilful -murder and felode se on 13th November against Charles Ernest Squire, aged twenty-three, electrical engineer, of Harrow, who shot Miss Hilda Cooke, aged twenty, of Colonial road, Slough, on ' Monday nf?ht nnri then 1H1Ia*1 Mmoalf A graphic story was related by the dead girl's widowed mother, Mrs Har riet Cooke. 'My daughter,' she said, 'was engaged to this man for three years, and I had heard him threaten to shoot her on two occasions before the day of the tragedy because she wished to give him up. 'My daughter arrived home on Mon day night an hour later than ubuoI. tine torn me Squire had met her In the road, running out from behind a hedge, as he had frequently done before. Squire asked her to go for a walk- He also asked her If she was going to do what he had asked her to do— namely, to 'make it up.' My daughter replied that she dared not, and that It was belter for them to p...
SOCIETY DAIRYMAID. LADY HELEN GRIMSTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
SOCIETY DAIKYMAXD. LADY HELEN GRIMSTON. Lady Helen Grimston, the twenty three-year-old daughter of the Earl of ^Verulam, himself a practical farmer, after a three weeks' dairying course at tho County Dairy School at Clemsford will to-day (1st No vember) enter for the dairy certifi cato of the Essex County Council. She will churn and make from start to finish 31b to 5Ib of butter, which she must turn out in about two and a half hours. Punctually each morning at nino o'clock for the past three weeks she has donned a large linen apron and started work at the dairies by scald ing out tho milk-pans. Till 4.30 she has been occupied with churning but ter, making Camembert and cream cheeses, attending lectures, and doing laboratory work. She then cycled some five miles to a neighbor ing farm where she lives. After gaining her certificate she in tends to take charge of her father's dairy and herself make' all the butter for the household. Devoted to open air and farm life, ' her heart is in ...
SERVIA TO-DAY. AWAKENING TO ECONOMIC NEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
SERVIA TO-DAY. AWAKENING TO ECONOMIC NEEDS. . The correspondent of the ' WesJr minister,. Gazette' writes in that paper of 11th November : — If only a reasonable modicum of value could be placed upon the re ports current in the Balkans, and which evidently by devious routes reach England, one might expect to find the Servian capital In a state of political unrest of such magnitude as to create international alarm. There is some value yet in the nqsmoke without-Gre theory ; hence, attracted by the smoke, I hoped to discover the fire. Instead of turbulence, I found a quiet acquiescence, and ob tained no glimpse either of fire or ?smoke. Belgrade is always like this. No city, can be more tautalising to the inquiring man, no city keeps so much in its back parlors. Every time om visits the city now it is to find it dirdcr change ; advance has been 'made — considerable advance — during the last twelve months. The ^Servian has scarcely the jnsUnctfor progress Til is necessity *oV such that...
HUNTING TRAGEDY. WILD BOAR KILLS TWO OF ITS PURSUERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
HUNTING TRAGEDY. ?WILD BOAR KILLS TWO OF ITS PURSUERS. A tragic accident of the chase, result Ing in the loss of two lives, occurred on the 14th November, in the woods of Re hon, in the Department of the Muerthe and Moselle. During a boar bunt a party of sportsmen- came across an old boar, and a M'. Rlschter fired, wounding the beast sliehtlv. The boar charged, knocked M. Rlsch ter down, and buried his tusks in his flesh. Another gentleman. -M. Priroont who stood a few yards away, fired at the hoar. Tbe animal turned upon M. Frl mont and ripped his side with its tusks. A few minutes later other members of the hunt came up and succeeded in kill ing the boar, but M. Rlschter died half an-hour later. A doctor was «ent for to attend M. Frlmont, who, however, was mortally wounded, and died this moraine. — Paris 'Daily Mail.'
HEALING BY SUGGESTION. HOW A DOCTOR'S BEDSIDE MANNER HELPS TO CURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
HEALING BY SUGGESTION, HOW A DOCTOR'S BEDSIDE MAN NED HELPS TO OUHE. 'Vis inedicairix naturae,' the medical name for a marvellous healing power which lies Inherent In the human body, was the main subject of a peculiarly in teresting lecture entitled 'The Influence of the Mind on Health,' delivered on tbe 12tu November. What this unconscious healing power oin do was illustrated by the lecturer ' in several stories from his oivn experi ence. A country patient, deriving no benefit from the medicine of a local practitioner, visited a great Harlcy street physician. In the waiting room the patient felt that he was going to en- 1 ter into tho presence of a great curative force; and, ?wuen standing before tbe famous doctor himself, this indirect, but ' none tbe less potent, suggestion was doubly strong. . Presently that patient emerged from bis consultation bearing a prescription which was Identical wHli that of the country practitioner, which bad failed to allay his pains. But this one cur...
THE SPEAKER. HE CRITICISES SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
THE SPEAKER. ? tiw CRITICISES '6REI1SCH35S. The Speaker of the House of Com mons should indeed be a capable critic of .speeches. Judging by tbe number he hears. At the annual meeting: of the Peurith Debating Society he cave a valuable address on 'Parliamentary and Other Oratory,' which the 'Yorkshire Post' reports thus:— 'In thinking over the maiden speeches he had heard in the House he believed there were now only three members of his Majesty's Government whose maiden speeches he had not beard, and that made him feel dreadfully old. He had been asked to give some advice, but he could not think that he was very well chosen for that purpose, because he heard a great deal of debate, but oever took part In it HIS ADVICE TO ORATORS. 'The man who could make the best debating speech must have the power of thinking quickly and clearly while on his legs. He must be prepared at a moment's notice to answer a brilliant or powerful speech by an opponent. Such a man bad, in bis Judgment, reached...
MOTOR ACCIDENTS IN BRUSSELS. A COUNTESS SERIOUSLY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
MOTOB ACCIDENTS TJT BBpSSEtS. A COUNTESS SERIOUSLY INJURED. . Brussels, 10th November. — Two eerious motor-car accidents occurred in Brussels to-day, one . already hav ing proved fatal, and the other, un fortunately, lively to become ao. ? 'In 'the'^^ftvehue de~rTervueren ia yo\mg Italian , boy musician, aged. eleven years, was knocked down and kJUed by a car ; and In the Avenue Jjouiee tae * Countess Be Bafllet I*tour, belonging to one of the inoet aristocratic families in Bel gium, : was ?'crushed by another car while ^trying, to saise her dog from being xun over,. -The Countess is aow ' lying in the* hospital, and : but little .hope is entertained of her re
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
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BAITING BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
SALTING BUTTER. The following suggestions in the salt ing of butter have been Issued by tbe Iowa Dairymen's Association, U.S»A.: — No established rule for salting butter properly can be given. The buttermaker will have to be governed entirely by local conditions. The amount ot salt to be Incorporated In the butter depends mrectiy on tne amount of moisture the butter contains. Butter fat is not a salt, dissolving substance. This can be done only by the moisture in the bntter. The first thing, then, to get a uniform amount of dissolved salt in batter Is to get a uniorm amount of moisture. The water should be evenly distributed through the mass of butter. If It is pre sent in pockets or crevices In the butter when the salt is added much salt will be lost in the form of brine; besides, those particles of butter near the poc kets will contain more salt than those farther away. Best results are obtained by allowing the butter to drain well after washing and then applying the salt In no ca...
THE DAIRY. METHOD OF BUTTER-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
THE JfcMRYk METHOD OF BTJTTER-MAKING. - 'Ia bulletin No. 13, Issued by the Dairy Division of the Ontario Depart ment of Agriculture are given the results of experiments to deter mine the value of the Leclaor or eweet cream process of butter making. The results of the limited number of ex periments conducted by Mr Stautt bore -int the statements nreviously made by Mr Leclair that by. this method there Is no greater loss ot butter fat than In the ordinary method with ripened cream, and that the keeping qualities of the butter are decidedly superior to those of the ripened cream butter. The directions to be followed In making -butter accord Ing to this system are given by J. G. Bouchard in Part EL of the Bulletin. They are as follows;— - ' The making of butter from so-called 'sweet' cream .differs from other methods In that It excludes the ripening of the cream. Briefly described, the pro cess Is as follows: The cream is cooled as soon as it comes from the separator — a fairly large qu...
"RANJI" AS REFORMER. WORKING FOR THE OF HIS INDIAN SUBJECTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
'RANJI' AS REFORMER.. WORKING FOB THE WBLI^BBING OF HIS INDIAN SUBJECTS. Prince RanjltEinhjI (Maharajah Jam Sahib of Nawnagar), , whose . return to England, in order to recruit Ills health lias been announced, has taken up Jits residence at a West' Bud hotel with a numerous retinue. Owing to his Indis position, his Highness was unable to firivt- n 'Dnllv flhronlrle' rem-CKCntatlve an Interview yesterday, but Mr Maclaren, the Lancashire cricketer, was able to furnish details of the Prince's doings since he left England three years ago..; ,--?,, ?-?-,- ?%.-?? Recently.: the' jam fell from his borge and broke a bone in Ms shoulder. Bn terlc followed, and his Highness became so ill that bis medical adviser ordered him to England for twelve ?months fora complete change. Shortly he will go into the country, but he has. not yet de cided where. He is already a great' deal better, but for the time he must not do work of any kind, A suggestion by oor representative that the Jam might use his ...
FROM THE "GLOBE." [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
FROM THE 'GLOBE.' 'My sou,' said a. fond father, examin ing his offspring on his return from school, 'how did you manage when your teacher asked you to spelTmetenip sycliosis?' 'Father,' said the boy, 'I just stood spellbound!' Bees, according to a recent Judicial pronouncement, nre not entitled to a first sting. 'A bee is ferae naturae, not uiansuctae naturae, and must Ik kept, as a tiger is, at the keeper's peril.' All careful beekeepers 'nowadays chain up their bee during the day, or at least place a cork at the end of its sting. Facts about Tristan da Ciinlia ex tracted from a Blue Book: — 'Tristan da Cunua is generally supposed to be in habited by n dusky British race, who live on fi6h, tbe spoils of the -wrecks ?which strew its iron-bound coasts, ond the publications of tbe Religious Tract Society.' ^ ___ ____
"THE LAST POST." DYING GENERAL'S TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
'THE I.AST POST.' ' DYING GENERAL'S TELEGRAMS. A distinguished French officer, uene ral Lucas, who served In many cam paigns, died on Monday night at Saint Aj\ on the department of the Loiret. Knowing mat death ^vas near, he tele graphed o few days ago to his two sons, one a lieutenant Id the 2nd Al E-erlnn Sharpshooters, now serving at Caea Blanca, and the other a private soWIer, serving with the 113th Regi ment. To his eldest son at Casa Blanca he cabled: . ? ? . 'Peeling that the end Is near, I ask you to do your duty through life un flinchingly. Love your country. .Re-: Jec't anti-patriotic, doctrines. Do not attempt to come home Jn consequence of this telegram. Remain at. your post. Good-bye.' '?' ..-'...' ?.?*'.-'. ''. ;.-'--'? i -To1iiB.^eeoba son lie telegraphed: -.k iiPMli KgQener^,&Ba^^p^B^or|nedy.|a; p&Toqm^naei'^fAl£|il|atf|ai^|^i1 StbS&rmy; Corjpi/: *3Bfe hai: throughout We life been dlstliigulshea for hlBmUl tary virtues, acd a single-minded dev...
HUMORIANA. FROM "PUNCH." [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
HUMOBIANA. - ' — ^'^ — r ' ? ? i '. [ TBOM 'PDNCHl'' ' I A pensioner, aged eighty-one, living ax Preston, lias just received a mteal Tor ?meritorious service in the Crimean War. We understand that the reason of the delay was that the War Office 'doubted the genuineness of . tho . claim, the veteran not being in the workhouse. , TIic price of diamonds Is rising. In Park Lane this is pointed to us 'ha ex ample of how all the necessities of life are becomipg dearer. A curious rumor was afloat last week to the effect '%bat Sir Arthur Couau Doyle now owned Mr Hall Caine. It Is supposed to be due to the announcement in a morning paper that Sir Arthur had been presented, on. die occasion of his marriage, with a copy of Shakespeare. Germany now possesses the fastest warship afloat In the form of a torpedo lwiflf- flpRt-r/ivfir ivliipli h.ifi fitn.-itnnri '?W tt ' knots on hour on her trial trip. Great ' Britain, however, possesses the fastest I warship not afloat in the form of the ' torped...
ANGINA PECTORIS. SOME MEDICAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
ANGINA PEOTOBIS. SOME MEDICAL REMARKS. Mr H. H. Riddle, M.B., write? hi the London '.'Dally .Mali':— Angina Eectoris' is characterised by an excruciating faroxysmal pain in the re gion of the heart., tt comes on suddenly, without warning, and while often asso ciated with chronic heart disease It has ua£ii uiuffu iy vwur nuen we nearx. was %nparenOy:souni It is a flisease ?at- middle-aged ana old snen, *omai making up only about A per cent 'of_re- cordeS cases. ' The commonest change found in thebeart of a victim of angina, is a hardening- «f the little arteries that supply blood to the muscular tissue of the heart. --?' v . 1 . An attack usually starts with a ter rible stabbing pain in the chest, the pa Uent'a face is pallid, and covered with ?*oM-TerspIraUoni,andafear jf Jmpend- f ;5'' Ing death Is almost always present. The v '-£.'??';* attacks Jast trpnf si- toyr, njinntes to -jaa ?'.';? ,rj &JH hpur.jbr «iore,. -.and jthe patient may *s -''i- ;:--'? subject to Iheiijiorv...
BURGLAR POLITICIAN. HOW HE WORSTED THE MAYOR OF CHICAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 29 January 1908
?BURGL&H POLITICIAN. HOW HE WORSTED THE MAYOR OF Kfr :?:? ?'-????:? CHICAGO: $ Mr Busse; Mayor of Chicago (wrote tte '-bally .'.Mail' correspondent at. New York on 7th Novemberjfoas been worsted '? ; ?'.'?,' Jn one of the most singular conflicts ever . , . .'. B^^!j*tol^l^n;tte'Jie^i-l«k*eBt'i'';-J-'',-:-^- iiBWliiiii ^*^^il^r^n.'nilfcrioUs;crl^halB.._ ?-'.':.;, : SCiiB^Jotlpfe lieutenant' to* whom he|de- . Jlyered his complaint oiade the astound- . - wg repiy mat u was useless u-. otieci such arrests, as It was Impossible to obtain convictions In consequence of the political 'pull' enjoyed by the leading felons and housebreakers. 'Moreover,' added the lieutenant, 'I should lose my position If I attempted feuch a thing.' fir Busse received this extraordinary statement with indignant Incredulity, and his Indignation was re-echoed by the entire American public when last week it read of the Incident - But since j i.UVJ)*JU&y Al DUBK US UV IVU^Cr IUV1CUU' lous. JAtihiB r...