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ROUGH DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
ROUGH DIAMONDS. Notwithstanding, an c.ev-increasing produotion, there has fceen s progress ively higher average price obtained foB rough diamonds,_ with tbq exception._oS fluctuations during certain periods 08 depression, and during the last "twenty years diamonds liave incTcascfl in raJuo by one liundred and fifty pev pen®, Amcrica is at presont the largest buy» er of South African diamonds.
JUDGE NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
JUDGE NOT. Tboro aro numbers ci ^Ircsmst-ance# , which act-end every action of a man's lifo, "which can never come lo the know ledge of the world—yoi- ought to .lie known, and well weighed heforo .sea tonco with any justice &lt;wn ho passed upon him. A man mn; Lave different views, and a differont sense of -things, from what lis judges hr.vv,; and .Trh;ifi ho ' understands and fools, and wha-B .passes-within liimi may fee a scc.rot trea» surcd up'deeply there 201 evey.
VEST POCKET ESSAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
VEST POCKET ESSAY9. By Georgo Pitch. Tho Atlantic Ocoaa Is tho second largest collection of wetnoss on th'e globe. It is 20,000 sulcs long,. *5000 ! miles wide, and so deep in spots tha8 tho tallest man who over lived wonid have five miles to go before reaching bottom, after getting ia over his head. Tho Atlantic Ocean res-ohes' from tho effete ruins of antiquity oil tho easH to tho electric-lighted prospectuses oj to-morrow on the west. It 13 cooled ba tho mountainous, iceberg? cf the polai regions, and heated aijjho equator by, the everlasting sun, being thus .plenty fully supplied with hot and cold water. It splashes restlessly -apon tho fever-' laden jungles of Afri-s?.* caresses'.Eng land with its fogs, and is perfumed h3j tho orchid jungles of Era^l. The* t^Io African plunges into it cir Liberia, .'tha Eskimo chases tho pclr.r bear' thron,gp its surf off Greenland, Vud at Narra^ gansott the millionaire-;; dives in fronf of a thousand cameras. It brings tho mackerel to Norway, ...
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
THOUGHTS THAT HARM. Soup time, neo the mayor of one of our inland cities renuested the editors of t'lp r1"ilv mpors to refrain from ppb li«Tiiri&lt;r tho rlptnils of suicidPS. because their nnWirntinri h*>d cnuscd nn alarm ipo- epidemic of suicides in .that com munity. Tim hu^an mind mav be attuned to nnv Vev. hich or low. base or noble, bv tlip -now°r of sntrsestiop. The suerces tioTi mav be in j> word sooken bv onp's self or bv another: it mav comp from a npwsn'Tiff. a hooV. a tVU v or a pi ctu r p —it m-fiv emanate from the presence of n friend or an enemy, from a errand hero?" character. or a mpan. cowardlv onp. "From hundreds of sources it nav romp, fro™ within or withoxit. but frrt-n ■vrbprpvpr it comes it leaves its marV on tbe lif° for good or ill. Our char orq pre lnrq-otv made lip from various ki"dc of sncrorpstion. Msnv tipopIp scatter snssrestions of fear. douht and failure wherever thpv jro. and these take root in piin-ds tbnt mio-hf. otherwise be free fro...
A SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
A SECRET. Sfy laddie's a' tho world ic Jr.o i 'Tis t-o himself I owe rfc That I can never more gao free, # Bat, all! lie must not know At I Whon from my side ho ro.vms a\ra', I scarce believe I'm, living; Bat when he's hero—my laddie—aft, I die for want of giving I Why must I think upon h;u einileP" Hi3 eyc9 o'erbright and bonny ? His gladness that doth &lt;iao bcguile "Ifc robs my heart; of oriy ? . " Wcire I a lad, and he .a '"maitl, •■' I would not bes'ae. winning" '' To wound too deop'Td bo afraid, • -*• , And deem such swectaes» sinning %■. —Florence EVrlo Coa-tea. Joy is the peculiar Jeclijig experi enced by tlio man who counts hi» money ar/d discovers thftt "ho has all ho thought ho had and a few dollars more She was a lady visiter to the prison, kindly and- well mcaRlr.£, .in&lt;3 as sho chatted with a burglar who had Been, sentenced to six months' imprisonment, she thought she detected- nij/tis of ro form in him. - "And now," she said. 'I'.svo you any plans ...
A PUNSTER'S POLITENESS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
A PUNSTER'S POLITENESS. Mr. Saxe, tho American joker and poet, once became acquainted on a steamer with a lively young lady, to ■whom lie made himself very agreeable. "Good-bye, Mr. Saxe I'1 said the young lady at parting. "I fear you ■will soon be forgetting mo." "Ah, my dear young lady," said the inveterate punster, "jf I v;ere not a married man already you may be sure I'd be for getting you!" Mickey and Dennis were working in a garden near a beehive and a bod of onions "when ai. bee stung Dennis on the wrist. "I always told yez whin ye get a sting av a bee to suck it and thin rub in onion juice," said Mickey. After a short time a bee lodged on Mickey's neck. "Oh, Dennis, there's wan on me neck!" he shouted. "Oh, 'tis gomne down between me shoulders! I'm stung 1" "Suck it, Mickey!" ordered Dennis. "Suck it and I'll rub in the onion juice!" Teacher.- What is the proper time to gather apples, Johnny? Johnny: When the farmer's dog is tied up.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
3;,; of. pjjj ess /Ai, vrtafifuL'7 m t&ffi* i& ,mi mlaflfJjl® O INVESTORS,. PAT EM T S Obtained. In. Commonseijih and EIse> w'nere for improved methodo of Applli ancee, Toole, etc., o£ tx.y dsscriptioBj Full Information, Coat*, •st.u,, sb'nt oq application to A. O. .SAOHSS, 0,3. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS"' FiJNU BUILDINGS, Garner Collins and Vt3;sfsn? Ste, MELBOURNE* Ho is a ncar-thougM-io-i man who tl>i:jJrs cplj of himself. -mr+rtrszsr; l. price of pearls during the last 15 yeans that it is estimated by a. T,-riter iu the Paris "Rcvvie" that a j;crklacc, bought for £20,000 at therein! of tha nine teenth- century, might now bo >>siie©t~ eel to fetch £200,000. W;th. the con stant increase of wealth, the value of pearls is likely to contjjjwc to increa5©, and a good collection vaz.y bo regarded as one of the most profitable of invest ments. •>fc So great has bee.i the rise in .tho "■-r-jsxi
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
INURSES ! of Large ! Experience i Ketonimgnd CLEMENTS I TONTC te their Patlsnis* NURaE CATHERINE KORTING cf 1/6 Di\it Sir-ct, Brunswick» Vic., •AfUca «follows (29/2/12)s CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " I sa "ritiag abont th» •aonst sf good CLEMENTS TONIC has done mj dangh !er. b JsHQery last year, she was optraied apoa for appesdicitis. 5h; was eight weeks ia the hospital. end came home itry weak aad randowa. I g&T« her several bottles ef Clements Tome. ; li aooa strengthened her serves. she was as veil as I c9c!d wish her before loag. Fou.>1e?E tears age I first esed ib.tg Medicine as a nurse e«i havs lecftmmcsded it limes eat o! number. 1 have wen people restored to health n?d strength, and bless the day ihey heard of it. k sever failed to do good. (Signed) _ CATHERINE KORTING." -«i v5r Ls tliij liifcdicir.c if ruu jj £o*h. -,v::u Vtt&* ::crTc3. Ei&lt;l bigestio: pvor M>V'tite or Cor.^tipalion, It P"-V *• i:\ enter rspUU %c AU CHMST3 & STORES SuU IT. De...
THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
THE ART OF THE CONJUROR. ■ Science has enabled modern conjur ors to do tricks that would fill the old school of magicians with wonder. Whetever applicable to the stage, the modern magician has adopted the no vel^ features of inventions^ 'and. com bining then -with his aleightof-hand, baa brought forth an entirely new stylo of magio. A trick performed long ago consist ed of pouring from a single bottle sev eral different liquids into glasses set upon a table in full view of.the "audi ence. In the.first glass -was water, :in tho next wine, in the liexfc milk.: The secret lay in ..the construction of the bottle, -which was composed of vari ous chambers. In each of these was placed a certain liquid, the flow being , controlled by valves in the bottle's neck immediately under the finger of the ma gician. The great weakness of the trick lay in this—that the magician did not.pormit tho bottle to go out of his hand to be examined by the audience; but the re cont discoveries of chemists enab...
CRUEL PLUMAGE TRADE FASHION'S TOLL. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
CRUEL PLUMAGE TRADE FASHION'S TOLL. • following* the lead given by Ote Viiit ed States, a largo number of people gathered at the Whitehall Rooms on Slonday tn express their appro 'al of a Bill intended to prohibit the importa tion into the United Kingdom of the skins a>vl plumes of certain births, says "Lloyd's Weekly" of November 23. -. Sir Harry Johnston, the famour tra veller, who presided, said if there vere no insects, ticks, .molluscs, or worms, two-thirds --of the' world's diseases would come' to an end, .and for the limitation of' these pests there was no such agency so potent as' birds. If the normal proportion of birds were diminished, crops and orchards suffer ed. Farmers and fruit-growers of Southern ling-land had complained of the scarcity of swallows, duo "to the passion whic-h: prevailed in Italy and France for the destruction of small birds. Hunters who worked for the great trading houses obtained the skins and plumes for the most part for dress trimmings and hats...
THE "SILENT SISTERS." [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
THE "SILENT SISTERS." There is a community of women near Biarritz who pass their lives in silence. Thoy live and die in the ohvent of the Silent Sisters, and are bured in silence in the little cemctery within the walls of the grounds. At four o'clock, win ter and summer, they leave their bare calls, and for three unbroken hours tell their beads and say their prayers, until they are summoned t-o their Spar ten breakfast. Two more hours _ they spend, later in the day, u-ith their ro saries and prayers in a, secluded cor ner of the chapel, tho rest of the clay being devoted-to work of various kinds' and:to■■ .meditation. ' ' • chamber with sanded floor, -along'-trBiou run. wooden - tables and benches—^the tables are spread for the midday meaL with an array of brown w&ter-iugfl' and wooden spoons and forks displayed on coarse serviettes, which take the.place of a tablecloth. During the meals not a sound is heard—a whisper oven would bo a grave offenco bringing swift peo o nee; a...
INQUIRIES BY POLICE WHEN NECESSARY TO CAUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
INQUIRIES BY POLICE —, ' WHEN NEC ESSAHY TO CAUTrOX. Before Mr Justice Darling, Mr jus- j iice Rowlatt, and Mr Justice Atkin I (reports the "Times" of November 20) 1 Lewis v. Harris, a ease stated by jus- I tices sitting in petty sessions, was dealt I with. I Mr Powell, K.C., and Mr Mickle thwait appeared for the appellant; Mr Sankcy, K.C., and Mr Clem Edwards appeared for the respondent. It appeared' that the appellant J Lewis, a superintendent of police, at the X'olico Court of Blaina laid an in formation under the Sunday Observ- •. an.ee Act 1677 against the respondent, Esthc-r. Harris, for that she on March 30, 1913, did at Blaina unlawfully..do and exercise certain worldly labor, business and work in her ordinary calling1 as general dealer, the same ..not being a work of necessity or charity. Tlie appellant was duly authorised to ' lay such information by the Chief Constable of Monmouthshire. The jus tifies dismissed the information, but ftyieea to state the following case. Upo...
A BIRD'S LOVE DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
A "BIRD'S LOVE DANCE. Iii tropical South America, and on some of tho islands of tho Pacific, there is to bo found the beautiful bird known as the jacana.. It is famous for its so cailcd lore dance, which is executed by the male birds to excite the admira tion of tho female birds. When tho mating season approaches tho jacana will' single out its favorite and try to win her admiration with all its bewitch ing manoeuvres'. In the dance the wings are spread out and worked in such a manner that tho beautiful-colored fea thers produce a brilliant effect. A woman entered a dentist's office to have several teeth extracted, and after talking it over with the dentist, agreed to take gas. "You will be unconscious for only a few minutes," she was reassured. Tho woman took her pocket-book out and began to count her mo^y. "Never mind that now," said the den tist. : "You do not have to pay until "I wasn't going to pay you," ox plaiuod- tho woman.- "I was going to count my money I" I'vo finished." ...
PIANO PLAYING IN A FLAT [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
JMCAXO l'LAYING IJ.T A FLAT In the Chancery Division yesterday the action l'or alleged nuisance brought-against-Mr Emerson Whit horne, composer and pianist, of Syd ney-terrace,-South Kensington, was dismissed with costs (reports the "Daily...News" of November 20). The plaintiffs were Mr Arthur Bloxham and Mr Percy. Malton, defendant's landlords,' and Mr Charles William Daly, a dentist, &lt; who occupies a floor immediately underneath- . Mr Whit horne-'s flat, anil the complaint made was of excessive' piano-playing . and the monotonous repetition of tunes. Mr AV-hithorne" denied the allegations. Mr Justice Neville held that in pre mises oC this kind there must bo some give and take. Having no evidence from any persoti in sound health of being annoyed by the music, he found that no nuisance had been established, Street Car Conductor: How old arc you..little girl? . . Little Girl: I'-m paying full faro, so it isn't necassary for you to ask imper tinent questions.
SPEED OF ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
SPEED OF AN'fflALS. It is believed that no animal has over exceeded the speed which can be attained by the horse. Instantaneous photographs of one famous specimen showed the full length of a complete stride to be about twenty-sis feet. Tho hare has not in reality the speed of the dog. Tho dog, on the other hand, docs not attain the speed of tho horse. The giraffe is said to run at tho rate of fifteen yards per second under the most favorable conditions. Tho ele phant, going at the rate of two yards a second, carries a weight approximate ing to that carried by. sis horses.
DIRECTORY OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
DIRECTORY OF VICTORIA, Sands and M'Dougall's Directory of Victoria for 1914 is to hand, and the new issus not only sustains but en hances the reputation of the firm of Sands and M'Dougall in - connection vith this old-establiehed publication. The indexing and arrangement of the variod and useful information contained 'within its 3001 &lt;pages has? hee,p done in the most careful and admirable man ner and tend to make the work, invalu able as one of reference. The names of officials'*}!-organisations are given in in toyigibio 'fasbion; while in the directory, proper, after tho: C94. pages devotod tS city and suburban streets, one finds 607 pages giving the names, etc., of resi dents in country" towns. Then we have 102G pages of alphabetical direc tory. trade and professional directories For both town and country, while for apiarists, farmers and other rural pro ducers there axe no less than 170 pages. The work as a whole is np-to-dato not. only in information and general appe...
NIGHT IS COMING. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
NIGHT IS COMING. Whilo the blessed daylight lingers, let us - work with might ana main, .Tritfc our busy feet and fingers t siso fritb the busy brain; let the Bettiiia ran be hold us tired, but filled with hones pride: for the sight mil soon enfold: us, when wo lay our tools aside- Whe& •we're in tho churchyard lonely, wh©?o the weeping willows lean, there's one thing and ono thing only tb&t 'will keep our memory green. If we did tho tasks appointed as we liTed our wood ing years, then our graves will J#, an - ointed with a mourning legion'e teare All our good intentions perish when its closed the coffin lid, and the world wjT only cherish and remember what rrt did. Nothing granite, m'onuin«ntsI. can preserve your little fame - epitaph/: are incidental, and will not embalm your name. Nothing counts when yon are sleeping, but tho goodly work you're done; that will fast till god? ore weeping round ihe ruins of the eun. Lot no obstacles confound tie. let us work,, till ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
ASSURANCE 00. LTD. £ST£, 1782. FIRS- ACCIDENT. EMPLOYERS- LIABILITY. iOSSES-PAID EXCEED £85,000,080, Isbsos by BUSH FiliES «nd b> LiCHTHiWC fcrs jnadb good by tb!« Company, AGENT3~WANTEP. 1^481 TO 471 SOURKi ST., iffflui' .a " ~— Meiboushi, 0alqs7y & 50. it0„ ACKfTT8, Pickled Pears.—To four and a-half ■pounds of fruit allow cue pound and a-half of sugar, one .pint of .good wine ~-&lt;or cider vinegar, a little citiuaiuon. and the rind of a lemon. Pee) the I'oars, which should 'be just on the verge of ripeness, halve them, and re move the cores. -Boil ■ together- the vinegar and sugar, skimming it.thor oughly. Put in. the pears ,wiih the cin namon and ' lemon-rind, arid simmer over a clear.fire until the fruit is ten der,. Then lift out the pears and place ihem in Mrs aud pour the hot sirup -over them. After a week drain off the • syrup, re-boil it, and again pour 4t over the fruit. When cold fasten -•down securely. Prenticc-*t, Sast St. Kilda. September 2, 1913. m...
CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
CHAPTER. T. There "was no need to quit tlio Town B-eH to reach the police-station, and presently Queenie fotin&lt;S 'herself in a room with Joynson Paini-cr _ and a couple of police-inspectors. Quito me chanically she noted an array of high ly-polished handcuffs and leg-chains over the mantelpiece. A window in one wall looked out on the station hall. It was the inspectors' room, and the; door opened into a corridor lined on either side with cells. There was a faint odor of disinfectants in the air "Beg pardon, miss," said one of the inspectors, "but you mustn't discuss t'lve rights and -wrongs of the case with Mr. Stanmore. He said something under his breath to Lis colleague, who quitted the room. Tiis ieftt rang eehoingly on the stone Sags of the corridor, Joynson Palmer st?olle&lt;l to tlio window looking out in to the station hall, stared out, and ble-jr, rather than whistled, a tune from comic opera. _ Somehow it afford ed bis human feelings relief. Though he was...
The Heart of a Girl. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Rochester Express — 16 January 1914
le Heart of a Girl. By HENR^' FARMER, r "Xlio Honey-Lender,'- "12a qh^'-r" ^iWeV "Bondage," otc. (Ai! Rights Reserved.). ^ ,r&lt;HAFTIiR iV" NVx.', teaming Qiit-csio was up at day , 'lira Prico came in ,&lt;Yhen she 1 ■' 'hougiu 1 wouldn't Wake your. Oueenie, to eay gpod-bye to * . ''xviv Turitli Stwk e«Jid reverses, quite ■nrcn-mt Jast night.'* Won ^rs. 'acooming m«®8 TnArv'uose, qu-c^ned/the wisdom &lt;if. T^;;.|» going to IV-isted, knowing "rv •Wy'*!?S;'at V6iIe's* aa^i s-oSmg .^o-liiVoroK-PS' papers woal« p?oba Vv conuiii1- feU information, Qoeenie ^d'hoi and said e&a wes go w|'.ja v.-.'ik .'asl ieaving- wi-t4s 'Beryl, ,, j' (jad b'->"-.ien fter mother good-bye, ,tjsC;i i»fei:io f/iuJiied from iis bed yooKi. iv,-;rtnz *a shabby cvoreoat over -jjjT ,v..jSt«f.as, 8cd "her good jjVf* "jic \ni ;;-v£;;l!y sorry t-e worry her at va«is ;- time; but fee hag on appoint ri«'=rv'itb Mr. Thome at eleven «'"ioVi'. His clothes -were fairly de cant, -i iit he...