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Peace or War? [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
Peace or War I The Czar's Peace Con ference was to meet this month afc The Hague, which is the seat of the States General in Holland and the usual residence of the Court, though Amsterdam retains the nom inal title of capital of the Nether lands. The result of the conference will be eagerly awaited by those who long for the goal of universal peace. The friendly alliance just concluded between Great Britain and Russia has raised hopes in that direction. The latter possesses the greatest army in the world, the former the largest fleet, and as they have agreed to define their interests in a friendly way, the other nations are less likely to run the risk of incurring war.
CLASS IV., or ages 12 to 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
CLASS IV., or ages 12 to 13. 1. Make a drawing (at least twice the size of the copy) of the Kangaroo, page 35 C. NEWSPAPER for 28th April, 1899. 2. What suggestions can you make for improving this Question Column ? 3. Write a short essay on "Good Temper " (not more than 100 words). 4. What are the chief industries of New South Wales ? 5. WTho were the following (not more than four lines for each) : Shaftes bury, Louis XIV., Walpole, The Pretender, Raleigh ? -
CLASS V., or ages 14 to 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
CLASS V., or ages 14 to 17. 1. Make a drawing (twice the size of the copy) of the "Fire of Sunbeams," page 33 C. NEWSPAPER for 28th April. 2. A man buys 27 sheep for £30, and sells 12 of them at a loss of 3 per cent. At what price per head must he sell the remainder to gain 2£ per cent, on the whole transaction ? 3. What suggestion can you make for improving the Question Column ? 4. A Scripture character, without a name. Who died a death none ever died before, Whose body to corruption never came, Part of whose shroud's in every household store. 5. What do you know of the ' ' Order of the Round Table " and the proposal of Edward III. concerning it ?
THE GREAT RACE OF THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
THE GREAT RACE OF THE FUTURE. QUESTION of considerable interest to every boy and girl to-day is this : Which is to be the great race of the future ? English I and American magazines lun e lately been devoting much space to specu lation on the subject. The leading races of to-day are the Anglo- Saxon, to which we belong ; the German race, including the Prussians, and other subjects of the Kaiser, to gether with the people of Austria ; the Slavs, includings the people of Russia, Hungry, and Poland ; and the Latins, the people of France, Italy, Spain, etc. Which of the four is to become the leading race of the coming age ? Not the Latins, we think, for the Anglo-Saxons have outstripped them on all hands ; Spain is humbled, Portugal has but little of her once great empire, and the influence of France and of Italy is, without doubt, on the wane. > We do not think the Germans will become the leading race, for though they probably have the most power I ful army to-day, they have not j u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
THE Children's newspaper, PUBLISH El) MONTHLY. PRICE-ONE PENNY. THE CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER may be ordered direct from the Publishers by remitting ONE SHILLING in Stamps -a year's subscription. The simplest way to get the paper is to order it through a local Bookseller ol' Xews Agent, from whom you can purchase it monthly at a cost of ( )N E PENNY per copy. WM. BROOKS & CO., 17 CASTLEREAGH -STREET, SYDNEY. TUESDAY. MAY 30, 1809.
OUR NEW GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
OUR NEW GOVERNOR. WILLIAM LYGON, seventh Karl of Beauchamp, Viscount Elmly and Baron Beauchamp, of the County of Worcester, England, and nineteenth Governor of New South Wales, is likely to be as popular in this country as he was in his patrimonial town of Wor j i_ i_ _ ccster, where he for some time held the position of Mayor. He was born in 1ST-, and is consequently now only twenty-seven years old. being the youngest Governor who lias yet held office in the Aus tralias. He is a man of artistic tastes and habits indeed, the Society of Artists hailed him as their " first artist ( Jover nor " - and lias brought with him many art treasures from his English home. He will he of special interest to om- readers, tor he is a member of he County Council, and also occupies a position on the Technical Educa tion Committee of that body. He is an excellent speaker, and has always in terested himself in scholastic move ments, and since his arrival has ex pressed his desire to make himself acquai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
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British Pluck. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
British Pluck. A fire occurred on a French ship in the Mediterranean. Her crew saw no hope of saving her, so abandoned her. A crew of the British steamer Northumbria board ed her and extinguished the flames. Then the Frenchmen wished to re turn to their vessel, but the captain of the Northumbria would not allow it. He towed her to Gibraltar, where the Admiralty Court allowed so much for salvage to the Northum bria.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
BRAVO, Australia ! Out of the three major mathematical scholarships of £100 each, awarded by the Trinity College, Cambridge, examiners last Saturday, two have fallen to Australian students, to wit : Messrs. P. V. Bevan and S. B. McLaren, both " old boys " of Melbourne University.
QUESTION COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
QUESTION COLUMN. Several answers reached me too late last moiith. I am sorry to have to withold marks in the case of twelve correspondents whose answers did not come to hand till after my correct solutions were in print. ANONYMOUS ANSWER received from Moonan Flat, ERRATA. -&lt; »n page 38 of our last issue (4th Class marks for 6th March), for H. &lt; 40 read A C 40 . Class III., for B. F. 6 read C. F. 6. A. G. B. and I). C. M. -As your answers were aeiayed through iio-fault of your own, and as they reached me before my correct solutions were iii print, I will give you marks for March: A.G.B., 39 ; D.C.M., 42. A.B. -I regret that you were too late in sending in tor March. You get 28 this time. Your total is 43. FLO. -Try again next time. Thousrh vou had not seen them, my answers had been in print more than a fortnight before I received your solutions. M. M. A. -Yes, you were in time ; 1 have added marks tor j our late answer. R.J. -I thank you for your kind remarks on...
THE CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
THE CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER Is a news paper written expressly for children. Its main purpose is to supply, in palatable form, the world's news care fully selected and edited, told in simple language and accompanied by appropriate explanations and references suited for children of both sexes. THE CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER is calcu lated to keep boys and girls up-to-date in their knowledge of important current events-to keep them abreast of current literature-to provide them with enter taining and instructive reading which will enlarge their minds, widen their sympathies, and interest them in the affairs of the great world around. As time goes on new features will be introduced as oppor tunity offers, so that Ave shall embrace all matters which enter into the child's life. All politcial and religious matter will be excluded, so that parents and teachers of all classes and shades of opinion may place the CHILDREN'S NEWSPAPER in the hands of even the youngest child without misgivings-feeling as...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. ?-«. All letter* to the Editor will be replied to as far as possible mulei- this heading. M.D. Axe those the initials'? I will print your question first and then the answer. "Would the Editor please solve this question for me : A dealer uses a false scale, always to his own advantage, on which 91bs. = lOlbs., what per cent, does he gain buying at 3s. 4d. per lb. and selling at 3s. Od. per lb ?" The answer is : He buys llb. for 3s. 4d. He sells xyb. for 3s. 6d., i.e., llb. (\%) for = V = 3s. lOfd. Thus on 40d. he gains 6§d. on lOOd. he gains 2jj xJ^j= 5?° = 16§d. per cent. E.R. -If one child in a family sub scribes for the paper, that entitles the rest of the children to compete for prizes. Now that I've written that it seems very generous ; but we want to be liberal, and kind, and helpful all round. We play fair, and we want all our readers to do the same. R.B. -In the Answers to Correspon dents in previous numbers you will see that it was the firm of Char...
A Modern Atlantis. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
A Modern Atlantis. Three months ago a tidal wave was experi- enced in the islands of Micronesia. One of the Caroline Islands was com- pletely swept away, and much damage was done in the Marshall Islands also. This news has only just reached us, for the Pacific Islands (New Caledonia excepted) have not cable connection with the outside world.
Wreck. [Newspaper Article] — The Children's Newspaper — 30 May 1899
Wreck. On 10th May it be came known that the Loch Sloy, an iron ship of 1225 tons, had been wrecked on the morning of 24th April off the south coast of Kangaroo Island, South Australia. The ship was on a voyage from Glasgow to Melbourne, laden with gunpowder, bricks, iron goods, whisky, beer, drapery, and general goods, and was 108 days out when she struck. Of her crew of 28 and 6 passengers, only four reached land in an uninhabited part of the island. They endured terrible suffer- ings, wandering about in the bush without food. Mr. Kilpatrick, the passenger, remained near some water, and after a diligent search had been carried on for some days his dead body was ultimately found. One of the sailors reached a settler's house, and men started out to find the others. The other two sailors have thus been rescued.