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CURRANT TEA CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
(CURRANT TEA CAKES. lb. flour, - oz. German yeast. I. teilsponlfuli cristor sugar, 1 oz. btter, 1) gills milk, 1 egg, I ,/s. cllrrants. MIethod.--lPut the Ilour and a tea sp'ooIIul salt into . l basin; cream the 3east, and castor sugar until liquid. Mlelt the butter, alddl the milk and make it tepid, pour on to, tihe 3chst," and ndd the egg, well beaten. Stir into the flour. nix, inlto a doagh, sprinkle in the Divide into two parts, and piut in to, two well-greioel cake tins. Let the dotgh..rise to the top of the tins. Bake for twently; minutes in a well-heated oven. Turn out of tins when half-baked, and Ibrulsh over the tops with egg or milk and ens tor sugur mnixed. Replace ,and fin ish. baking.
A Four-mile Tunnel. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
A Four-mile Tunnel. Th3 Mtont d"Or tunnel between I"rane 'nd .iSwitzerlalr. , on. Which ,oring o,?erations bega;n nearly three .ealrs ;lago, was pierced a few 'laYs ago. .At haIf-past seven in the evening the two horing gangs which had been advancinRg fronm the S-wiss the French sides. met and shook hands, and it was found that the engineers had calculated the cutting with the greatest accuracy. Ihe tunnel, which is :t miles long. hores tllrough the Jllra mounttains from Frane to Vallorle, thllus ob vinating ant eleven-moil, detour by I'ontarlier, and should have been pierced two lmonths tgo. Tile work, however, was delaycd iby the tap ping of a niumber of unsuspecttsl springs which had hbre pumpedt dry. The outrush of wnater at onel tillme reached 2,200 ganllotns a second. It is hlopeld to open the new line early next, year. Tie line, by shortening the journey from Paris to .Lauisane. will bIring the winter resorts of the .lura mountains many hours nlearer London.
Another War Terror. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
Another War Terror. --4- .;rgnor Cli:i, an Italian, !,ro[essec to hate inventedt a machine which, if his clainm can he -ubstantiated, will ladd nnother horror .to warfar exceeding anything hitherto invent ed. .\ccording to his statement, the machine projects to any distancue rays, designated as "F"' rays, which have the power of causing electric spnrks upon all metallic objects with which they comne in contact. Should the "F' rays be directed upon a battleship, the electric sparks occurring "in the magazines cause the explosiori of the amnmuni tion. It would be the same with powder :nagazines.. anmtunition w·ag gones. loah~dd gruns, or anything else containing explosives. Signor Ulivi gare the foiloning iaccount, of his first practical. experiment: "One evening I thought of projecting the SF rays galinst the gas-meter. I dlid so.; and the meter blew up. My laboratory was destroyed, and I es caped Iby a miracle. From that time I made further experiments in a similar ldirection, and h...
Biblical Town Located. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
Biblical Town Located. r Professor Sellin, the excavator of Jericho, has achieved a new tri umph by the location of the Is raelitish city of Shchern, which is associated in the Bible with the naltes of Ablraham, J.iacob, and Joscph, and was the capital of King .Jeroboam. Until lately the site of Shicheni has been a matter of dispute. P'rofessor Sellin' located it Is lying under n low hill at Ba lata. a short distance east of the modern town of Nablus.. Just re cently he had the satisfaction of proving himself to be right. Ex cavationy, carried on partly at the cost of the Vienna Acaderny of Science, revealed great parallel walls in no way inferior to the defences unearthed tby Sellin at Jericho. Both walls end in towers, which are suppoised ? :.to. reprccent the city gates. .Many raliabile hbronze 'and cer~imic :elirs 'were ? Ifound, the de posits dating: from Canannitish up to Greek. times.' The extent of the ruitns proves Shechem to have been a very large city.
His Grace Ungracious. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 February 1914
His Grace Ungracious. I " :ot without dilliculty, the young fluke of lnightsbridge fiamiliarly known us the " Night hlirdl"-had lrel pjersluadlcd to accept an invitation to Ilunch .it the "*com noodlious and well-alupoirlttil" resi den'e of Mr. Itolls-lIushler, the Soup Ezupuror. ,Towa;rds the end of the neal the geniPal sOapI emperor . grew nlore and mlore ,lureresced. Not one - of his treasures had evoked the faint eit flicker of dlucal approval. ITn a frenzy of despair,. Mr. Rasher playedl his trump card, some price less Napoleon brandy., declared by the greatest connoisseurs to be the finest liqueur that ever a gourmet could desire. Unable to contain himself, .longer,. old ftasher bent across the table with bulging eyes. "What do you think oI this brandy, Duke ?". he asked, with tremulous geniality. "Not had, eh ?' The "*ighlt-bird" slightly opened one eye, steadied his monocle, andl favoured his host with a blank stare. *Er-no--not VEry," he languidly replied.
How Horses and Sparrows Work Us Mischief. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
How Horses and Sparrows Work Us Mischief. -+---t--- Recent scicistific discoveries are gradually mnking is aware 'of the fact that the horse, long consider ed one of nman's most useful friends. is in runny ways one of the worst enemies. Lockja:w is only one of the deadly perils for which the horse is directly responsilde. It is now known that the gerni of lockjaw, or "tetanus," as scl,-sce terms it, is a connroon inhabitant of the intestinal canal of the equine beast. When,' as often hap pens, gardens are fertilised with horse manure, their soil becomes rich in tet soous microbes. . ft is very' dangerous for children t1.o run ablout barefooted in the streets, be cusise, if they happen to cut their feet, lockjaw gernis are liable to ini feet the woundls. It is estisasted that 05 per cent. of all the houseflies in cities are bred in staliles where horses are kepty-horse manure being prelcrre'l by the insects to all other slbl' stances as inlIluating maiterilt for their eggs. Hence it ...
A Tomato Hint. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
A Tomato Hint. When growing tomatne. rut of doors an ordinary fairmu hurdle is one of thI lest miein ; I supporting them. The plants 'hou ld he plant ed f feet apart. t;- ty ing the shoots fromn titLe to timCe to the lars they ore spread ott and not crowded, as when a single stake is used. ularing the stumnner the whole hurdle will be covered with folinge. When tying, use soft tOu-ply stIing; bass or ramia is not strong enough to carry the . weight of the fruit. Tie loosely, as the stenms swell to a good thickness. .\All shots i?b Iown the fruits Iust be liligesntly redin-edl nu son as they, ·:'ln; r. [fo not cut away Julear es unl55 it Ilay I here alld there ine that quite cosers a bunch of fruit. Ilenuving folinge fromn any plant only weakensu it. Do not give too muchl water nU less the ground is very dry-. Put ai mulch round the roots after the fruit Is set, and water in tihe imorn ingor evening when necessary.
Ways of Creating Life. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Ways of Creating Life. According to Pr. (harlton Bas tian. the creation of life from fibn living matter is an assured fact. *'living organisms can Ibe obtain ed alinost at will," sa3s Dr. has tian. in his work on "The Origin of Life," from solutions which have been heated in hcrmetically sealed vessels to a temperature very much higher than that which is knowiL to ble their theronni death point. This leaves no further morn for doubt upon the munch-disputed point whether or not moon-living matter is still capuble of comoming into exist ence. Remrnrahle as it olsi seei, it does not require any large amount of scientific knowledge, or any cost ly labloratory equipment to create life artificially. According to tir. Bastian the mirnale can he per formnemi with a little latience in your own home. tHere is how it is (lone : Add to one fluimi ounce of distilled irater eight drops of liquor ferri pernitratis and three drops of so diumm silicate. Or. Bastian's Simple Apparatus For Creating Li...
The Railway Whistle. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
The Railway Whistle. The Leicesternd d S~ wanningtn Ifaitwav, now ownedl by thle Mid land Railway, Ihs celebrated its seventieth anniversary. It was on this line that the steat whlistle was first used. One of the old "iRockets" rualbling along the line ran into a cart on a level cross-. ing. The cart wans slmashed to bhits, the horse and driver had a narrow ,scape The engine-driver had sound: ied his horn; but the sound was not lierce enough to warn the car ter, who, likely enough, after the fashion of country carters, was asleep on one of the shafts. George Stephensono, who lived in the neitgh- i bourhood. was appealed to, and hei dlevisedl the steam whistle, which was at once adopted by all the other lines.
A SHREWD SEXTON. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
SA SHELE~WP S EXTON. Auonrg the tourists who travel through Frantce. a conuitferahle numnt ber alwncs visit tile Cathedral at Ithejutti .as ni a gttitisent examltlple of Gcothi arcehitectjtre. In the tower there is tn entrttous clock, tuln it is the cextttrtt b'ttintics tt w itt it. every tiay-a t rv' tiring jttlt, as the ticights are natutrailly extremtely heavy. 'he scxtoo, Itoievcer, is a very shreit o fellow. Wheeltet er he shows the trijtjters this wonidterfttl piece of mteehaiartsi, he rettiarks.: Ladies anti gentleztnen, if you ilo not tei~jeve iiim regarding the heavinetit oif thI cltick weights, try for )nturselvev." EtIrlch tf the trigipers i tote ij.ttelv gives a tttrt tic tat itt the iiel 'titla as ti tent are Sttiilt . tnt II tIitted l itIorttlll a it t'h tipper 11 ctttttetc·, i ei, ri. tl I lit iir hatke iti thire fierhia'ititf aelly .wih le i t
BIRDS IN PARKS THE CONFIDING CUSHAT [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
BIRDS IN PARKS THE CONFIDING CUSHAT "That Is one of the most wonderful things In London." said a country vlai tor, as he stood near the dell at the end of the Serpentine and watched a man feeding real wild wood-pigeons with grain and peas. Not only (says "The Dally Telegraph") did the pigeons feed about his feet. but presently one of the boldest among them fiuttered up and actually settled on the feeder's wrist, suftering itself there to be gently stroked on the back as it took the food. The countryman stared in undisguised astonishment He knew that out In his own plough-? lands, where the winter-proud wheat is Just now spreading a delicate haze of green over the brown acres, and In the leafless beech woods through which you can see for a quarter of a mile, against the twenty yards that would limit the View in summer, these same pigeons are the most cautious of wild fowl You need the cunning of a Red Indian to get near them in the day time, the patience of a Sioux to way lay them as...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
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The Clergyman Began It. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
The Clergyman Began it. -4---- 1 Th,_ flllJwitn .?t(ry i? ol,: ,,f a 1 7)1 wn. taking h,.,li,.t, (Iul? ill at ll',clrl.ltlrl isitrict, 'inhr': ti' church g',cr' ',rt Lrgl.r-v mirat , up fir ,l :tepl±rds. Tlhe I., ir "'r'' in thI hiimli. ,A lbri iglli lth, I rI ''s, , :ith _?lmti .I r ch, li' ' l ihi i llr )m .t, 1, I11 . ]i l l ' iu i, t (: h11 111 1ng1( the wrinori. ·1·1( Iv' 1 I% lt. * 1'In 1L', tte t 'llg oI I 'tr ' l.lini .tU rt k' i i t I~ ,~t ,'i h thi r i ,pii. [-, II:·: I· I,-..I 1 il )ll i . :1 121 11·(:, 1)h l£?o I .i~ :ili r} 'fL i':i It: rx sltl wh s m? i o t" ll o. J?is ,l.l ri t I+, ij llr} 'i, n. -,z r, - l to 'ith Pth,. it .r i . .Tl h,' ilhttg " i- r,t: rhnipieril r siit'lti I ii, ] .* tah, h i?t ing. T"I;al?. thLal t do+[. o t. !,"' com l s lrt. lll¢ r c- lll t :jt'[+?U?+ t lK i +I 1 . "[ tol .ysl +)f+-J, l 1.1i? 11+ t'+ hil? I.+ i L ru I;+x fd. t'irnjllg to tile cIrg~ iil.lll lie rte u marked, "'Lou begauit ir;"
A NEW STORY Of great interest Will be Commenced Next Week. The Heart of a Girl (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
A NEW STORY Of great interest Will be Commenced Next Week. The Heart of a 1rl By HE2RY FARMER, Author of "The Money-Lender,'" "2a Quiltry Street," "Bondage," etc. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV.---Continued. ,Thorne drove his teeth into his ne ther lip. This woman who .,hrang from his touch was his wife. Her hor ror at this moment was of the ero phetic, anticipatory kind. The oblSga tfons of marriage, what marriage seant, had thrust themselves upon her. She was, tempted suddenly to Bflng open the deoor, throw herself out and let the traffice crush out her life. But the wild Inmpulse was cau3ht up an instant later oy a realisation of its selfishness; the misery and gr!e,'. and possibly death, such an act would in filet on others. She must go th'oogh with it somehow. "It's a bit early to begin showing off, isn't i:7" The words had been stung out of Thorne. "Don't touch me!' I've done all I have done for you 'and yours, and I suppose you take it for granted I shall go on-in the sam...
PSYCHIC SENSE MAGIC IN BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
PSYCHIC SENSE ILtGIC 1N BUSINESS Is the psycixic sense more developed In Americans than in Englishmen? The question is raised by the follow ing interesting letter by M.B.O. (Hamp stead) to the editor of "The Express": I have seen Mr G. I. Chesterton's play 'Magic." and I am bound to ad mit that it interested and amused me as much as anything I have seen for years. Ne',ertiieless. or perhaps because of that. I have a strong objection to raise. The play deals with a professional con Jurer who, in addition to his trade is well developed on the psychic side, and ale to make a modest use of black maglc. OIf course, the conjurer is in love with a lady. The fly in the oint ment is tile lady's brother, who repre swnts all that is crass, cheeky, ignor ant and latmptioue, and is likewise vul garly sacrilegious. HIere is where my objection comes in. The brother is an English boy, and the reason he is so ignorant and so Im pervious in regard to opiritual matters Is said to be that he has been l...
SHORT SENTENCES BILL TO DIMINISH THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
SHORT SENTENCES UILL TO DIJI3lNSIII THEM. Mpeaking last night at the annual dinner of the County of Lon'lon Mla gistrates' Club (says "lie Daily News" of December 5). Mr 3I'Kerna Eald that in the coming Seesion of Par liament he hoped to carry through a measure which would have nothing controversial aliout it. tie expected that the Administration of Justice Bill would meet riot merely vitli the approval of Iiotli recognleed par ties, but irven swith the approval of the recognleedl cranhe. (Laughter). They hoped by an amendment of the admin istratlon of Justice to feduce the num ber of prironers. "t've hope." lie contlilued, "to get rid of many of the short sentencee. Short sentences should be avoided. They do nobody any good. They are very ex pensive to the State, they are per fectly uneles to the victim of them. and they don't protect society." A hardenel abid determined criminal must get a long sentence, aod the dis cipline and the conditiozis of work which lie rvold ilearn-useful...
Lord Roberts' 81st Birthday. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Lord Roberts' 81st Birthday. From far andt witi. ctngratula tionis hbae hero extend.! to Enrl Itrtberts on jis eighty-first Iirthday annisersary. the veteran lield-Mar' shal having heei liorne on Siepteni her :10, 18:l2. Ills career is part of the history of the country. 'The siege of Delhi, the relief of Luck nos, the hattle of Cawnpore, ant. the pursuit anti nefeat of the Gwn lior contingent, the engagenueut at. Kihudaganl, in which he won the. 1 ictoria Cruss-these figure nsnouig his record of services in the dark ulay.9 ot the Indiai .Mutiny. It was the Afghan War of 1878-81 that stamipetl Lord Roherts as a mili tary leatier of the first rank. His faomous telegram when lie set iouit tn the nserch to Ktantlahar icill ibe rteille'i to-las. Youl nec,! his e no tears,' lhe intortnel ithe I hela (0ssr sinent . - ahint m t dubsin It cnn take carae o it. IT. ,aul will retach Kanlahar unter tt l.t.' Ill thŽ no rid I, nttt how Otthtat irot Ind'e stas itrilliantlo ftltlttlIto lth* letter....
PRISON PANTOMIME [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
PRISON PANTOMIME Strolling across the yard at Chelmi ford Gaol (rays the London "Evening Newa") a man decently dreseed in en overcoat and tooler hat requested the warder to open the gates for him, "as he had finished repairing the "organ." The warder remarked carefully, "What's yor name?" turning to the visitors' book. "Grillin," said the man who had inlched repairing the organ. But "Grif Itn" was a name which did not seem to have been eltcred. and ·the warder thought he woold keep the gates closed for the moment. tn the meantime to telephoned to the olflice, and the quick arrival o of icains showed that his caution was justified. "Grifin" was at once recogoned as sna of the prisoners. It was found that he ha.! slipped away unobserved during exerclse, end passing through the Idtchen garden. entered the prohation warders' quar ters. There he had changed his clothes --and also secured a gold watch chain.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
ASSURANGE 0O. LTD. ESTD. 1782. FIRE- ACCOlDENT. EMPLOYERS LIABILITY. tOSSES PAID EXCEED £85,oaso.,o. L.. by BUSH FRE3 and by LIGii~INO am mad. good by this Company. AGENTS WANTED. Vc?.ruc 461 ro 471 BOURXE ST., omc: MELBOUeE. DALCSTY & CO. LTD.. AC3ST3. CHILD DOES THINtiS BACKWARDS MISPLACED E?A. RT AND C r.- N After recent dlsclosures of start Ingly unusual chili-ron "ho w\rite and see things upsride down (gays th" "Daily News") now comes the story of a twelve-year-old Birmingham girl who has had an uncontrollable impulse to "do thines backwards." Her education has made little pro gress owing to this strange perverse ness. which has sometimes impelled her to write from right to left The doctors conjectured that there was .ome physiololgical nabnnrmality and the X rays have now disclosed the secret of the child's eccentrircltrs. TVhen the rays were applied it was found that the heart was on the right side of the body. and that othor or gans. Including the brain, were mis pla...
Courtship and Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 25 February 1914
Courtship and Marriage. The first four .-uirlnys o\ -ovem Iler aire observeri :n.s fete dny.s in Holland. They ' are k'nown .Iby. the elrioilr names leview, i)ecisiioll, PI'urc'e)-, alndi PIussesion, and aill re fir to inatrimoniial nlTirs. Noveiit her in Ihlilanil being the" month par excellence devoted to courtship trand malrriaige, prohabl~y hecau~se the ;igricultural . iircuntions of theyear are o?rr, nml possibly because the Ilords ol creantion from quite remote anntiqiiity hivie r?cogniisedi the plea seinitness of having Wives to cook and ncater for th'ern, the lolg win .Ur 0n l eszW? w un day. eseriTl?odvgo~es I!s a church lmraxde in' every village .-when the mouths andl.n maidens gaze i upon each other, but forbear to .speak. - " .. fOn D?icision Snlman.y eaich nachelor iwho is seekling a wife appiroaches the ili?iden of his choice witlih a i.eremonious iomw, and froil her nmanner of respondillng "Judges whe Sther his nrlvnnces :hre neceptable. O)" P-ir?hrnse Sunday the con ...