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OLD LOVE AND BURGLARY. A True Story. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
OLD L)OVE AND BURQLIW.R , A True Story. Soir trno -:. the wire c* a mer chaot wAis -il:UI.llni awakenedt in th night Il ti .ioirilmd if lfootst!elis ill hit belno'nm ;,t d tht. neXt inosltent the light ol a dilrk lantern to,,isk'd her face. :;o lt.:ir that stb POllld alniost feel the hittat and hear titi' stiliprwld tt't'ratitrig of the intrtditr. Her hl.n 1:litd Vtas fromn homt'. ;itd the mtut pirSon in the house xceplt II:h'slf wt.ti a servant girl, who slept n the storey beneath. Her preselice of mintl did not, however, forsake her. It doubtlest requires a great amnount of rcrsicn;t tion and fortitude in a woman to Inl?Ito to, without screaming: the ranacl;tn, tf her store of valuable laces and the rppropriatlon'bf her Jew-ilery: bit the lady, very rationally dleeminte itr lr!. worth all the laceand disarionds in tile wotrd, quietly closed her eyes and twairied tile result. Tht licht was wlthdr:twn trom h-e . iks. the pickiig' of locks; anltl I cea iv:,lsy a1 low whitpeortof itrp...
UPPER BEACONSFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
UPPER BEACONSFIELD, A fire, which caused a good deal of alarm,. broke out in Salisbury Gully, Upper Beacors field. ,on Saturday a'ternoon iast. The first outbreak vas at the rear of the new post office and in close proximity to Salisbary house, and these places as well others were saved only by the strenuous exertions of the many willing fire fighters. Mr Hop kins was the fiest to give the alarm, and the men at work at the post office, Mr Lee. Mr Hop kins, Mr Barnett and others were soon battling e ith Lhe flames. Fortunately the wind cnanged towards evening and by S o'clock all danger was prac tically over. The Rev J. Wil son had part of his orchard dam aged by tte tire. The Lang Lang show took place last Thursday and was attended by several residents of Berwick and district. Amongst the most prominent.prize-takers were Messrs D. J. Bourke, W. C. Greaves E. Greaves, Mrs Phillips, CicKenzie, Terkelson, Fairchild. W. Kirkham. Blake and G;ardiner iDuring the 40 years that the local Fr...
FOOTBALL CHALLENGE TEAM OF ELEVEN BROTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
FOOTBALL CHALLENiE TE.AM OF EILiVFi. lt;OTHIERS. Eleven brether, all hit one footballcrs Of experience. iivlng: at :unthorpe. Lin colnshire. chtllengo any other toam of brothers in Eng:land to two matches. one to be played at Scunthorpe and the other on the home groundl of any famn ily accepting the challenge. The brothers (says "The Daily Stall") are prepared to meet any and all teams provided they are "genuine teams of brothers." The brothers are the sons of Mr Charles Charlesworth. of Clarke street. Scunthorpe. Their names and ages are as follows: Alee. 43: Tom, 43; Charles. 39: Jim. 37; George. 35; Alfred. 32: IIerbert. 30: Frank ,25; Edgar. 31; Walter, 29;: tarry, 18. Any family oc footb:allers wishing to accept the challenge should write to 5, Clarke street. Scunthorpe.
COSTLY ROYAL HABITS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
COSTL. Y I?R.\l, II.\ITS The Bavarian Finance Minister. n supporting ;a motion for the Increase of the Bavarian King's Civil List to £O..270,000, observed, according to Dr MIullermelningen. who opposed the vote (says the Berlin correspondent of "The Daily Mail"), that the expenses of the royal shoots were not excessive, and it was better that royalty should shoot and hunt than run after Venus. which was still a more expensive oc cuphtton. Dr Mullermelnlngen pro tested agailnst the assumption that royalty must have expensive habits and that it is better to choose the less of two evils '"These are hard times for everybody." he declared, "and the Court must be sparing too."
FINGER=PRINT SYSTEM IDENTIFICATION RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
FIN(iER PRINT SYSTEMI IDID:ETIFI t A.TION TL; EORD.tl . Englich det,'etives are astonished by the fact that. though the Paris police were in rcsse..ssion of an infallible clue, in thile form of a finger-print on the gl.ass of the discarded frame, to the identity of the man who stole "La GLeo conda," from the Louvre two years ago, no arrest- was made until last Frida?y (says 'The Daily Mail" of December lii). "In France," said a prominent au thority yesterday, "although the police ta:lko finger-prints, they depend chielly on physical measurements, which they classify and file. If they arrest a man they can by his measurements identify him with former crimes. but they are somewhat at sea unless an arrest has been made. In England the finger-print is the chief form of identification: tilhe ordinary measurements are taken, but they are of secondary importance. Give us a fair finger-print, and if the maker of that -Drint has been in the hands of the police before we can in 999 cases out ...
THE DUKE'S DEAL OBJECT LESSON FOR LONDONERS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
THE DUKE'S DEAL OBJECT LESSON FOR LONDONERS (By Howard Evans In "The Dally News.") I always had a kindly feeling for the great Ducal House of Bedford, for I know no other house that occupies such a distinguished place In the annals of our country. It was a Russell who expended his labor and his wealth in draining the vast fen lands, known as the Bedford level: it was a Russell who laid down his life on the scaffold In Lincoln's Inn Fields in defence of English libeyty; it was a Russell who was one of the foremost in ridding the nation of the Stuart Kings: It was a Russell who commanded our fleet in the decisive victory of La Hogue. In moro recent times it was a Russell who carried the first Reform Bill, and throughout his long life was a staunch champion of civil and religious liberty. The present Duko of Bedford has done a public service by giving an ac coupt of the stewardship of himself and his predecessors by the book which he published a few years ago, called "The Story of a Gr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
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ROMANCE OF AN ISLAND RELIC OF IRISH HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
ROMANCE OF AN ISLAND RELIC OF IRISH HISTORY An Interesting provision as to the future of Coney Island-one of the four lalands in Lough Neagh-Ils made in the will of the late Vfiscount Charl mont, who left unsettled personal etate of the value of £4976. IHis remains are to be buried on the island, and he Icft £36 a year for pay ment of a keeper, who will live on the island and keep the "old tower walls and my last resting place In good order." Neither the island nor the house is to be let, and the public are not to be allowed to visit the island except on Tucsdays and Saturdays. People comlnfi to the Islaand on yachts from a distance may land at any hour and have the use of the visitors' room In the keeper's lodge. Lough NeSeagh (remarks "The a Newa") figures In history as on the inlandl waters where naval bae have been fought The present ir qils of Donegal is, in fact. the erc ditary Lord High Admiral of ,?uch NeSgh. There are still the rem: n ot, defences on each of the islands the...
Church Sold for 16s. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
Church Sold for 16s. eAnyhledy ',hr, hw the ,cc,' Ltion or lfitc-r, to trazl- in the Fronch prt ; n'?, .*ro the cuJri.?sity to in q?ire., Innst Joftell I n:,ttri.thed nt I tl . l ier If '',-'rtetli ecCrlsiniti c-;l hliljtling, aintl fhie ,-htwrdltv lob iri-s it-hkldl for themIl, tlinere tht, liquid.ttion of thltrlth rtrolterty. All1 rictrd.l cet'n, huowever, to have Itiei liqttn;qll by the sale of oJne nof the ole?t 'h chilrl'hs in I'ranre, at c.lare filtninll, it thle Seine-et-Ofle ? ie Itrtlrient, for ex;ttly sixt ott 'hitll ing, nitl ni rlillenre - hlTllfpnnv IwelI?.' w'ar'; ;.gii the0 'ht.rtth tlirt:lt. o Inal rt fail to piocu:-, ; lill tll. richetr illthabitants |Drivatlel.. :Iuibslcllriho, d fn, r ind tllilt ia now :hrlhtlt, i| whic'i thiw; too~k thle itor*, winldowt:-, anld :li,,tl'll -ll p h -,,h,ll rim ,lp i ili l 1.- .h mii.r - i-ilair --l iil I -, iiiIliiiii IaI\ t I. i ll" thai m l- h ihliIt t,',e mill- tm-I I miii th : 11 t|" the, J contra?fr.t. : f l~.1 tmirh . 1., "w]...
Picking Pockets. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
Picking Pockets. The Bishop of Worcester told a capital story the other day in coo n?ttion with the efforts of tie Church in that part of the .euntr. to allevilate the lot of the h.oppers. One. of the workers who, had gonle lown to the hop-fields to assist ilmet a dilapidated inldividunl in a cont try land, who,- in response to a' (luestion. said he was a picker. lh'li. did not convey nluch to the inquirer and lhe pursued the subject. The hop-picker readily responded. tie said : "'In the summer months" " picks lpeans and -fruit; then whent autumn `comes round r picks hops, ; and in the winter, when the wen thler's dlrull, I picks pckets. Then, when I'm caught I picks oakuil. I'm kept uiice and w"arm dullring the cold months, and. then, when th, nice days come rolundl again. I start ea-picking, and so oin afresh."
"Nothing Venture, Nothing Have." [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
"Nothing Venture, Noth ing Have." t. This is a favourite motto of the 31.P. for lBattersean, and he Irhas. half a hundred stories to qiiite ir its favour. Once upon a time. h' was conducting a huges demonstra tion in Hyde PI'ark, and was him seif going round with the hat. A detachment of the Guards had Ibeer sent down to keepl) order,; and, prompted as much by a spirit,: o mischief as anything else. J.lohi. Burns marched up to the oflicer' in charge, and held out his hat. The oflicer put up an eyeglass; and stared from the hat to John. and back again. John stared no ler steadily at him. chinking the hatL suggestively. "Are you ii "ar nest ?" dlemanded the captain. " I amn." "Will this go to the womrnc anmd children ?" went on the oficcr. "It will," . was the brief reply. Tho glass dropped from the ofilcer. eye, and half a sovereigi dlroppel into the hat* at the same moment.
MORALS OF THE NURSERY OXFORD PROFESSOR'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
MORALS OF THE NIURSERY OXFORD PRIOFESSOR'S VIEWS Professor F. C. S. Schiller In an article in the January "Ilbbert Jour THE FA~IILY The family Is the only mechanism which human wit has ever contrived that has attractiveness enough to bind the individuals caprice to travel in regul;ar orbits, and to build up an or derly society out of the gravitation of social units. It is a successful mech anism just because it Is so much more than a mechanism. It is a biological necessity and a psychological craving, and a training ground for every de velopment of ethical, spiritual, and economic life. The family lies at the roots both of the school and of the factory, and of the Church, though all these institutions have sometimes grown into unnatural forms which in jure and repudiate their origin. "I remember that when I was an undergraduate we were once set an essay by Jowett, the great Master of Balllol, on the Origin of our Moral Ideas, and embarked on a great var iety of theories, without ple...
SEARCH FOR A "GRAVE" [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
SEARCH FOR A "GRAVE" The "confesrlon" of wife-murder made by George Hardy, of Eirming hanm, who is in custody at Dudley on . charge of stealln;g a bicycle, has proved to be baseless (says "The Daily Mai.," March 26). All d;ay yesterday Ipollce were scour ing the district fur the "grave" where tile mnt said he had buried his girl wife. Eventually he told the polCoe that the woman was alve, and this they found to be true. The wife returned to her mother's house at Birminsuhamn yesterday. NeIgh hers were in the suteet discussing the etipposted tragedy when the "murdered" woman ras ycoca walina down thei etreot.I She said she anew nothing about the! matter until that mornIni. Iaer land lord at TWolverhinmpton had gaid to her, "Look here. thi D?Der sasy your husharnd nsu corfesed to mrt.derlng and bursing you." "That upset me awfully," she addedi "and I left my breakfast and decided to come to Birmingham to s'eeo what it Is all almuut·'
MR E. W. ALABONE DEATH OF SPECIALIST [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
MR E. W. ALABONE DEIAT&I OF SPECIALIST I am sorry to see the death an nounced of Mr E. WV. Alabone, the well known specialist in pulmonary con sumption, whose name has often figured in the pages of 'Truth" (nays "Truth"). Mr Alabone's story is an in teresting and Instructive one. While still a young man he devised a treatment of consumption which had very remarkable success. He had, however, one or two indiscreet frlenda on the press who puffed his perform ances in a way that attracted the notice of the guardians of professional "ethics," and he was brought before the General Medical Council and stru.~k off the register. That generally means extinction and ruin, but Mr ALtbone fought on, and fought successfully. On the principle that you may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb, he availed himself of his- freedom to start advertising in earnest; and he built up for hime f a largeo practice, which continued to flourish down to the time of his death. The trial of Mr Alabone b...
The Heart of a Girl (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
The Heart of a Girl By HENRy FARMER, Author of "Th. Monov-Lender,"' "12a Quiltry Street," "bondage," etc. (All Rights RIeserved.) CHAPTER XII.-Continued. "Come out-and have a drink!'" re peated Mr. Gordon Price, still munu bllng, lie, too. like, 3licuael Thorneme, had broken out into a perspiration. "?WVe must talk? it over-pull ours~!vesr together-if I lhave erred, it has been for Queenie-for my che-ild's sake!" But Mr. Gordon Price was thinking of the pension he would be entitled to as Michael's father-in-law, to say no thing of useful Information re copper. No marriage, no pension, nlo comfort able old age. Tad that telegram reached Queenie, there would have been no marriage on the morrow. Both men knew that. Even now "Come outside!" whispered Thorne. "Drlnk-no-you've had too much al ready!" They went out together, MIr. Price hatless. Thorne's car stood at the door, out they did not enter it, crossing over to the prom nade. "You share the responsibility of this!" said Thorne. "Ye...
Blood Will Tell. AN EXCITING DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
Blood Will Tell. T. AN EXCITING DISCC)VERY,. A discover3 concerning the char acteristics of blood which has teen made by Dr. E. T. Ieichert. prdimises to rPvolltionise mllaln things. For instance. it may ren der the nrdrrerer easy of detection, and the divorce riddrlle, where there are children, easy of solution. l'n til now there has been no absolute ly reliable method of distinguish ing the blood stains of man, ani rmal, bird, or reptile, but now we are assured the difference can be shown even between the blood stains of man and man ! We are told by Mr. A. St. George Joyce. to whom we are indebted for. our report, that Doctor Rei chert, in his experiments, has been able to differentiate between the blood of various human beings, to an extent that he has- actually dis covered a' difference in the shape of blood crystals of one man as compared with those of another. Blut his research worl has not yet been developed to the point where this differentiation can be deter ruined in the b...
A FORTUNE IN A COIN. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
A EOfITUNE IXN A C'OWN. I; bdimewhcre in the wrll there is a fortune nt oin. Anitag the coin, .nitoleotnt h?td ,iltel t ,r sOhin t mnill'.uzs ,t fuc '-frut" [ s anlo h rlreternltined tt I,,ltluari?, thee iO tt ; \t r ,rlithr'n ,. | tne .1 tifo noins, fldt, ti .u tin bi7.P. ;ias rn'l ,,?Pel . II,,t >igell .,l h.' NaI))plHI. ,?nd lpr,,o :-h? lh. ?I it .,1 t1 aoto fr umr - i?-- t IC2 0t, -l itthit hIn u i thut hatiucular, Sitl t illu *i\,r,; ii L h- i n I.' a :a .?.11111-.l~,ir:i I. ,,\ fq- ?,11 :?l'll ·1hall?,td rIh* prol bl 1l ,.1n s ar >t.inrlh f-w lhl? lii Ill t I ,' i t i , .u ht .ttlt ? , 111?" ·O blrnote 10 ~lt . he. eray:iu -t erite i tlI 1ut 4h,. Outl di ,t n,. ap u,-r. 1. th l, n * uiughti t -Il w ntt is I i,1o1 e I rust tut Ithe -teach tnl - tttatultutl.to a the ttttrtuuuuuett tondhs rtty tot 1tty the debt, whith, is ot itcrih £t, 75,0t) upon tentut?ii i.
What Binks Learned. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
What Binks Learned. Young Cicero Inl;kaswas an er1 dite youth, and a regular demon for s knowledge forsooth. At his:stiudie-s.: he "swotted" to tell you the truth, for eight .or ten hours every dlay. To give you some little idea of his worth, he knew to a frnc jtiomi the age of the earth, the ac tual weight of the moon and its girth, and hoim' far all the star.s were away. lie coull tell you the reas?on why eggs are not meat, why tondlstools and hedgehogs are not good! to eat. also whly there can never he cold without heat, and why hunblduhe-ees don't make honey. tHe could analyse whisky and black-currani tart, andl .4 repeat Shakespeare's plays if you gave himt a start. In fact, he was crammed full of science arid art, knowing even why Itohey is funny. '"One carl ne'er learn too niutcel.," with a smnile ie would say. BIlut hie altered his mindi overhearing one ulay two friends, who imnuginedm hini out of the way, stating facts new to Dinks, without doubt. "Wihat an ugly oldl beggar...
Romance of London Water [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
Romance of London Water It is just three centuries ago that the water of tile New Iiver was turned into tile comupany's reservoir at Clerkenwell. The four 3ears lIa hour, Iaucked by the enterprise aunl faith of Sir Hugh - Myddelton, hrought water to London through woodlen pipes and to Londoners' houses by small leaden pipes. 1ut. like many great inventors., he was almost ruined in carryingyout- hiso . idea, anld inever gained, a farthiing from the N~ew River Company, which paid no dividend during his lifa time. It is the fate of the artist-, whose picture, given in pnvnient of a tavern bill; is priced *at thou sands after his death. Myddelton, if he still notes mundane matters; muost be glad that his comapuany promotion ended in usefulness add profit. A single £5 original sbhare in:the New River Company wouldt bring its owner to-day a fortune of something like £100,000 !
CURRANT MARMALADE PUDDING [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
4 -os, bIredRl crunmbs, ,i zs, suet, 1 os, ?sugar, 4. oz5. marmrladce, 4 07os. curran.LtL 2 ozEs. Ilour, 2 eggs, Steaccpllul milk. M.thod.--Mix all .Ith. ingredient; s tognther ;-- gr'n? "i-; pudding Itain; or InotEild with hutter ,nd dust ith ugar. Pilt irl the ixtlurl, cover with greaiscd palerl', and teantn ;I houlrs. IIf ·nix bstrc a hrallo· -too~thr and~ It "ho=, s h tt , a h'it ' ti ,s tos.l ,it, allowilng lb, tH,[+,r p).rt to? :tt; :)ut Ilko ? ,',r" ! ! ..a. lho] tl¢, %,111 scan ..llf, brow,[, th Alf, ,+ r Ir?nl Ihe k n ir , iil Ch S jlall 'ill IiIci P anili thu s sr drt atlit sitioi i'l wllay ina r ,plats : , hy an thirttl a a. I'll'lllm i++r-rinalt cut int.? thin slips w'ill in.'ariabl.y drive; themt away.,