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Commercial News. A. GRAHAM'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
\ Commercial News. A. GHHLUrH REPORT ;?| A. (ii.iliaiii, auntioncui, undoi -l-te of S| Januniy S, lopoit1- istollov- - ffij Eggs. 7d to 7^1 iloziin. . ? , m T-nUw, KMtoIslUperfli. W ' Jui), Wintle's, Oil to 7d .i Wttlc. M How V, Is !W to 2s 7)i-. tin ;6-l'to 7d n bottle. S§ Teacl'ies, Is ;i bottle. P DM lilies, M 111., lags. |j§ Dnpjiiug, jd totM. pcrif). j§§ Onn^us, Is to Is 3d per quarter euro. l! Mandarins, Is4-l to lslid. ' % Apples, Is 3(1 to Is (id. m Loijimfe, Ik to Is -M. m Lemons, 8d to i)d per box. l|l Cal I ige, 2Jd t4» *i each. ffi Cfiuliflnwers 4d to 6d ' S Swede turnips, 9d to . lOd J cwt. I1 Potatoes, prime, lOd to Is ' m Potatoes, sued, 3m ' JJ Pumpkins, 3d to Cd each. 'J* Pincipples, Is to 3s dozen. jl Fresh pork, fid to Od per lt-. p Bacon, 7(1 to Sd ' B Heads, Is to Is 3d. i Com lieef. 3d to 3W per Ib. % PowH2s0dto 3s.' I1 Duoks, Us fid to 4s. L 'Wood (9 iuoli), 8s a load. ft Barki Is 3d a sheet. p| Jam melons, 3s to 5s a dozen.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
§ ?.. F. S. Horniman. 1 ??:? - ? ??-— -,:o:_ — If Dental Surgeon m ' . . ' : , ? ? Jg| . oi 181 Macqn/U'ie Street. City, may S|S. be cousnltad at his residence 'Linden' ht ' next door to the Protestant Hall, lM ' Menangle Street, Picton. f ' ' 'RMlTsTYLE SUITS' . ^|^ 'Perfect in ovoiy \v:ty to lnenMirc. 3§§ Fit. comfort, elegance, style, wear. 85. H,i'iiRnmo ncn se-isouh .suitings nud trouserings. gM^ A givut variety of fancy vostings. I FRANK STOTT, Ml PRACTICAL TAILOB, - Hk, ' ?' ??' ?'????? ???'?-.? .-..? - W^ - ? AKGTLE-ST]U;;E1\ right opposite Mr, Device Jfbtel^'-,^
THE LIMERICK. WHO INVENTED IT? LETTERS OF EDWARD LEAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
V THE LIMERICK. WHO INVENTED IT ? LETTERS OP EDWARD LEAR. Mr Spencer Leigh Hughes writes in ?' M.A.P.' of 30th November :— The ' Letters of Edward Lear,' author of the ' Book of Nonsense,' which has just appeared in a hand some volume edited by Lady Stra choy, and published by Mr Fisher lliivvin. rnulrl Tint havn hftfin nmriurAd at a inore appropriate moment. For Lear is generally' recognised as the inventor of the Limerick, and the year 1907 is likely to bo remembered in history for ever as the Limerick year. There are many people here and thera who have not tried, I will not say their luok, as the law officers of the Crown have oflicially declared that this is not a gatnc of chance, but their skill in these enterprises. I say such curious people may, per haps, be found in the land, just as there arc folk even in this small island who have not seen a railway train or the sea. But for months the writing of Limericks and the learning of Qiabolo have absorbed the attention of a great ...
THE RESCUE. [Translated from the French.] [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
THE RESCUE. [Translated from the French' ['The tether clung to the twj children f«w a time, but being /uu- clothed, be found that unlcr; be released one ot C -n all woiiW be drowned; so he let the baby go.'— Sydney teleeram.1 He was an old man, tough and mus cular, with a pipe and the refrain of a ? song' always In his mouth. Pere Cyrille had gone to live with his daughter after the death. of his wife. He had two passions— pike-fishing, which be got on the Marnc, and at which he was unsur passed; and the adoration of bis little grand-daughter Almee, who was nearly ten. Lanthler, his son-in-law, was foreman , in a neighboring work-shop. He was , fond of the old man; while as for Vir glnle, Lanthier's wife, she loved her father with a love that was founded on profound respect Pere Cyriile passed I his days happily. His was a beautiful p evening of life. 1 ? ? ? ? ? | The old man was in the habit of tak ing Almee with him in the afternoon, and Installing her In the stern of the boat an...
HARD-WORKED PRINCE. FREDERICK OF GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
HABD-WORBXD PRINCE. FREDERICK OF GERMANY. The Crown Prince of Germany nos taken his seat on a etool at a desk in one of the departments of the Ministry of the Interior, and become a Junior clerk, working from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. , This task he has set himself with tbe ] object of working his way up through all the grades of. the Civil Service, it 1o *-«rl#lBn» fmm tMii nrmWIUKe that Whe.l he comes to the throne the German Crown Prince will be one of the best trained raonarchs in Europe. Never, even in the history of Princes, has a young scion of Royalty been brought up with more care than the future German Kaiser. He speaks French, German, Italian, and English fluently, has more than a nodding acquaintance with Rus sian and knows Intimately the litera ture of each country. Nor has the young Prince neglected his accomplishments. He plays the vio lin with taste, and is a fairly clever 1 pianist. He is a skilled photographer, [ and Is deeply Interested, like his father. | in art, litera...
CONTENTED WORRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
CONTENTED WORRIERS. Worry is an exercise in wmen certain people take a contrary sort of pleasure, and without which they would be posi tively lonely. To cure them would be an act of unklndness. Why disturb the worriers? Let them fret their righte ous souls out In being careful over many things, for It is tlieir way of ( getting the Most '«t or life, mid no doubt they are happier than they look. —'Canadian Courier,' Toronto.
SOLICITOR'S WILL. MAN'S JEALOUSY. STRANGE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
SOLICITOR'S WILL. MAN'S JEALOUSY. STRANGE STORY. The concluding stage of the remarkable probate suit heard in Dublin by Mr Jus tice Andrews and a jury on 30th Novem ber was reached when tbe court set aside the will of Mr J. H. Russell, a north of Ireland solicitor, at the suit of his widow. Mr and Mrs Russell were married at ' Birmingham on 23rd April, 1906, and he died at his residence In Newry on 17th ' June of this year. Out of gross per- I sonal assets amounting to LS00O, of which, after payment of his debts, L4000 was available for distribution, be left his widow only L200. - She congested the will on the ground that he was not of sound mind in regard to her, and produced evidence of his de lusions respecting her character. While be poured out his affection in letters to toe young woman he was go Ing to marry (said her counsel, Mr Campbell. K.C.. M.P.), he was all the time' haunted by suspicions of her vir tue, even when the detectives he em ployed themselves reported they coul...
THE SLEEPLESS POET. HIS LITTLE RUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
THE SLEEPLESS POET. WTR I^TTTLB RUSE. From Paris, on 18th November, the correspondent of the London 'Dally Mall' wrote: — M. Edmond Rostand, the poet and dramatist, tok a villa near Bayonne recently, and was kept awake every -night by a dog which bayed the moon ana rousea an i.«c wm' ««&o ., »u».. earshot. A man named Falletout said he could stop the barking, and ac tually succeeded in doing so. A week later, however, the barking started again, and M. Rostand recog nised the dismal tones of the leader of the chorus. He summoned FalUetout and questioned him as to his alleged power over animals. Failletout was flattered, and discoursed at large. 'And can you bark like a dog?' asked M. Rostand in innocent admira tion. Failletout demonstrated. 'Ah, I recognise that bark,' said M. Rost and; 'don't let me hear it again at night.' Falllotout departed crestfal len, and no dog has barked beneath M.. Rostand's windows since.
CIRCUS CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
!-' CUtCUS OZtlCKET. v ?What a floe .thing- It wouWbelar those cricket-lovers who do -not love: cricket, but merely want to be amused i at a cricket match In much the same way as in a circus, if it could be an-! nounced in bo many words that Mr; Jessop would make .40 against Sussex: on such and such a day. It is that, and '? that only, which the new cricket spec- 1 tator is waiting: tor. and no doubt he : will get it in time. But cricket will not : be the gainer.— 'Sphere.' J
THE ETON BOY. HE GOT HOME SICK. AND "PLAYED THE WAG." [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
THE ETON BOV. HE GOT HOME SICK. AND 'PLAYED THE WAG.' The utmost anxiety (reports 'Lloyd's Weekly' of 24th November) has been caused at Eton College by the escapade of 'the Hon. William Francis Forbes Semplll, a boy, aged 14, Master of Sem plll, and heir of Baron Semplll, of Cralglcvar Castle, Aberdeeusulre. Suddenly tiring of school life, the boy ran away from Eton ln the carlv hours of Tuesday last, and nothing was heard of him until he turned up at his borne, Cralglevar Castle, Abcrdeenshirc, late on Wednesday night. He was tired, but happy, and bad an exciting story to tell his father of his many adventures since he left Eton. The^flrst news Canon Lyttelton, the head-master of Eton, heard of the boy, for whom the country had been searched for two days, was contained the following brief telegram from Lord Semplll:— 'BiUle home.' When this welcome message from Alberdeen was received the police were told, and the anxious search for the lost heir was ended. He boarded at the house o...
BRICK EDGING FOR WALKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
BBIOK EDGING FOB WAXKS. Common bricks — ':»' i-- px/^l'p-t edging to walks through dark shrub beries and similar places. These are laid in a diagonal position— one edge and one ffat side, prec-ctlnj* each an angle of 4b degrees to view, or, in other words, thav dm Iftid .with 'm Aniri»-M^pv» tin wards. Being placed deep enough in the ground to allow only about 2 Inches of the angular sids of the brick to be seen, its appearance is -pleasing, and it Is not easily moved. Even a wheelbar row driven over it does no further dam age than chipping the angles off a little. Sweeping and an the other ordinary work' of cleaning a walk only Improve -Its appearance. ' This Illustration shows haw the bricks should be placed. 'A' indicates the cor ner of the brick forming the ?edging ; 'B' *he buried portion of the brick.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
\§/^CAZZLKS THE VTOHUpSry ?NEW OISGOVERYB \s* *'= 'lmf-ort«d ?//' A. M. P. Society. -QEOUREn Policy in th» -Leading 0 a'(1 W-unt Liiieral. Society in Australasia. Full : jJaiJtcniara on application U- H.; MARKHAM MILLS, District Repieseulalive, 'Orere,' Sister's Crescent, Drutn raoyno, Sydney ? ' ' ; PLUMBER, -JALVVm«KD IRON WOKKKB. aNIv TINSMITH, ' ' Sisnangle-street Picton. ;:;l' All iinds of Dairy Utensils' made *nd repaired. Baths Tanks, .. - Guttoriug, :? Do*npipe nud 1 Gapping made ai»i 6*3*1 . ' -i . ? ;j»t ♦Jia-inn?lfea-«'n- . ftik ???3S?HSt4TBfC.'. fttSTEN- FOR ALI ^;-;':K3^geBateup;v. . I ;r G«'ii«'i«J Currier. fMEXAXGLS^TLtEET, PICTON. . i'r| F-arniture cavefully packed and ' remnvc^ to any part of~the district, fen tbe Shortest Notice. | Chuvges SnictJy Moderate. ;?' iMMiL & TILES Fmtetical Tailors. -- A'8'VYLF-STPKET, PICTON. (Next Winke-y's chemist's s^op.) . ; The famous Maruiallow Ointment .prepartid £:*omi the i'resLi Harsh, ^'vjlallow which cures all' wound...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
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THE DAIRY. SHORTHORN DAIRY COWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
THE DiAlRYV SHORTHOBN BA1BY COWS. . In England the milking Shorthorn, pedigreed and otherwise, stands out as the most popular and most widely kept bnsed. In America, on the other hand, the Shorthorn has not been held in so good repute in the dairy, but evidently fashion Is changing. 'A ****?*.,,» ~# *t*A *M»j4a In tvillnh OAVIt ILt t^^iiuo III bu«- ^muu ... »»??»*?. ? ? — ? the Chicago stock yards, and In all the region tributary to that great market, is the demand for large cows of the milking Shorthorn type,' says 'The Breeders' Gazette.' 'These cows, showing plenty of size, are -eagerly bought at long prices by the dealers from New York and Pennsylvania, Newly-calvefl. or well along in calf, such cows elicit the strongest competi tion. The dealers explain the demand for them by saying that as the eastern dairymen no longer makes any attempt to rear his own heifers into profit he must have something that will yield a remunerative flow of milk for a time, and then fatten readily in...
COOL ROBBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
OOOX. BOBBBBS. The Paris *Dally Mail' of 12th De cember reports: — Breaking into the museum at ^THr°T by climbing on to the roof and lowering themselves through a skylight, burglars on Tuesday night stole a number of valuable pictures and Over 100 antique sold coins. The loss to the museum is estimated at L12.000. Among the stolen pictures are Van loo's 'Hercule et Qtaphaie.' Fragonard's 'Jeunevfemme inettant ea jexretlere,' two canvases by Fragonard flls and two by Boucher. Only four days ago the Rouen Museum was robbed. ? Other smaller thefts have occurred, and the exposure of the crims syndicate In the Thomas case appears to have had no effect In checking the ope rations of art thieves in many parts of France, ,
SCIENTIST'S CRIME. SEIZED WITH MURDER. WIFE'S HEROIC STRUGGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
SCIENTIST'S CRIME. SEIZED WITH MURDER. WIFE'S HEROIC STRUGGLE. From New York on 17th November the correspondent of tho London ' Daily Mail' wrote :— Mr Luclan Marcus Underwood, an eminent botanist, a man respected J)y all his fellow-professors at Colum bia University, not only for his *?»£*». 4 lf!« ~. akinn&mnnfa lint t rtf* his sane and healthy views on life, committed, suicide yesterday after at tempting to murder his wife and daughter on his farm at Redding, Connecticut. The tragedy has created tho most profound sensation in academic cir cles, where -Mr Underwood was most popular, and where no one, even his most intimate friend, is able to offer any solution of the psychological riddle afforded by the Budden mania of the level-headed savant. The pro fessor had been engaged for some time in botanical studies in the Bronx Park, and after delivering hi? usual lecture at Columbia University on Thursday, took a night train to Redding, where; following the ex ample of Mark Twa...
WIFE AND NO WIFE. FRENCH MARRIAGE TANGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 19 February 1908
WIFE AND NO WIFE. FRENCH MARRIAGE TANGLE. A woman who finds herself at once 'a wife and no wife' was the subject of an important decision In the Appeal Court on Monday, November 18th, ln a case which affects the posUion of Eng lishwomen marrying young Frenchmen. The appeal was made by Mrs Sarah Helen Ogden from a judgment granting a aecree nullifying her marriage with William Odgen on tbe ground that at the time she went through the ceremony In 1898 she married In this' country Leon Phillip, a domiciled Frenchmen, who bad come to England to study. He represented himself to be of age, but was really only nineteen, and two years later the marriage woe declared Invalid by a French court. She then began dl- j vorce proceedings' In this country, al leging desertion and misconduct against Leon Phillip; but Lora St. Heller, before whom the case came, dismissed the suit on the ground that he had no Jjrlsdte tlon to Interfere, the parties being of French domicile. At the same time, he , refu...