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Railway Restaurants. EATING WHILST JOURNEYING. CONTINENTAL CUSTOMS. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

Railway Restaurants. EATING WHILST JOURNEYING. CONTINENTAL CUSTOMS. A recent rumor that an attempt was being made to form a new syndicate which would organise and control railway catering in Eng- land on entirely fresh lines serves as a reminder that British railways in this respect are in some ways much behind those of many foreign countries, and that Australia is some centuries behind even Great Britain. Apart from what has been done for third-class passengers by the institution of third-class din- ing cars, the luncheon baskets provided for short-distance travellers in this country might be remodeled on German principles to their ad- vantage, when the viands they contain are hot. In the fatherland a tin receptacle, very much like a milk can on a small scale, is used for the purpose of compartment repasts. Inside the tin are the tiers of trays, upon each one of which the various dishes are placed. There is one for soup, another for hot meat, another for vege- tables, a fourth for ...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HASH HOUSE HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

HASH HOUSE HUMOUR.   New Lodger (sarcastically): "Is this all the soap there is in the room?" Landlady (decidedly): "Yes, sir—all I allow for one room." New Lodger: "Well, I'll take two more rooms. I shall want to wash my face in the morn- ing."

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL. IN FRONT OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL.   IN FRONT OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE.   The sketch illustrates the chief feature of the   national monument to Queen Victoria, designed   by Mr. T. Brock, R.A., the well-known sculptor.   Mr. Brock's monument, the centre-piece of a great piazza in front of Buckingham Palace, will   rise from a platform a hundred and seventy feet board. The visitor may mount on to this plat-   form by a flight of steps from the Palace side,   or by another flight on the Mall side. He will   notice those steps to be guarded by winged lions,   as a sculptor would call them. Double walls will   encircle the platform, and between them sheets   of ornamental water will be enclosed. The water   will fall down pretty archways. Here and there   will be bronze reliefs, picking out the Portland   st...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AMERICA'S YOUNGEST SOLDIER. RECEIVES HIS BAFTISM OF FIRE. WHEN ONLY 11 YEARS OLD. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

AMERICA'S YOUNGEST SOLDIER.     RECEIVES HIS BAPTISM OF FIRE. WHEN ONLY 11 YEARS OLD. The Kentucky State Guard members among its members the youngest individual that ever donned shoulder straps in the United States army or who has been under fire in battle. This per- son is Captain Manley Lawton, now but 13 years   old, the son of General H. W. Lawton, who fell at San Mateo while charging a Filipino strong- hold across a rice field, who is now bugler of the First Battalion of Artillery, Kentucky State Guard. At the tender age of 11 years this boy was on the firing line, and under fire. He went to the Philippines with his father, and served in various commands until his father's death, in December, 1899. Immediately upon his arrival in Manila, and before his father was given a com- mand, this boy went with General MacArthur to the front, where they found themselves under fire. General Lloyd Wheaton's brigade had ad- vanced from San Pedro Macati ...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE KINGS COINAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

    THE KINGS COINAGE.   Considerable speculation exists among collec-   tors as to whether a complete set of coins bear- ing the King's head will be issued during the coming year. In the Coronation year of her late   Majesty some Victorian coins were issued—none coming from the Mint in 1837—but not a com- plete set. What was known as the Coronation set was struck in 1839, and consisted of a five pound piece, sovereign, and half-sovereign, in gold; crown (with crowned head, and called the "Gothic crown"), half-crown, shilling, sixpence, fourpence, threepence, twopence, and penny in silver; the copper coins a penny, halfpenny, and farthing. A limited number were issued to cer tain collectors with unmilled edges—these coins being called "proofs"—a course which was fol- lowed in the Jubilee issue, and will very pro- bably be again adopted in the forthcoming coins. These proofs are much esteemed by collectors, and invariab...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
IN SEARCH Of A DINNER. AMUSING EXPERIENCE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

IN SEARCH Of A DINNER.       AMUSING EXPERIENCE OF THE   GOVERNOR-GENERAL.   Whilst in Melbourne recently Lord Hopetoun was invited to the annual dinner of the Chamber of Commerce in that city. When the night ar- rived the official at Government House, without consulting the invitation, decided that the func- tion would be sure to be at the Town-hall.   "Town-hall," said the head orderly from the portico steps to the outrider told off to accom- pany his Excellency's carriage. "Town-hall," said the A.D.C. a moment later. "Town-hall," said the Governor-General as he stepped into the carriage. Away went the outrider, the carriage followed, and, in due course, the Town-hall was reached. Something wrong somewhere, except for a faint light under the portico, the Town-hall was in total darkness. Somewhat perplexed the party paused to con- sider the situation, whilst his lordship suggested that the A.D.C. had some...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

FAIRFAX and ROBERTS, for Watches where lowness of price and reliability are wanted. FAIRFAX and ROBERTS, for Silver Presents. Endless variety. London prices. 23 Hunter-st.—A.

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A WARM HEART. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

A WARM HEART, A gentleman was accosted by a poor fellow, and, in response to his appeal, gave him some silver, telling him to buy a new pair of boots with it. The man looked at his dilapidated foot-gear, and replied: "Ay, sir, they're an old pair, but I assure you, sir, they cover a warm heart."

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PRACTICAL RELIGION. PRESIDENT AND PREACHER. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

PRACTICAL RELIGION. PRESIDENT AND PREACHER. President Roosevelt is said to be as good a   preacher as a politician. During a recent Sun- day in Chicago he preached in one of the city churches on the text "Be ye doers of the Word, not hearers only." The following is a sample of his straight talking: "In your business and work, if you let Christianity stop when you leave the church-door, there is not much righteousness in you. Nor are you any too righteous if your Christianity stops at the threshold of your home. The man who carries Christianity into his every day work stands a better chance of making a success of life than one who does not. The fel- low who works for fee only, and does the least he can to get his money, will in the long run prove a dismal failure."  

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A TRAGEDY OF LIFE. FACT STRANGER THAN FICTION. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

A TRAGEDY OF LIFE.   FACT STRANGER THAN FICTION. Occasionally, the police courts disclose a story which outvies the efforts of the most imagin- ative novelist. Such a one was recently unfold- ed at Mitcham (Eng.). Under an old yew tree just off the Pitcairn- road an old man was observed sitting. He seemed to be asleep. Hat and stick were beside him, and a newspaper was unfolded on his knee. The old man sat there in the sleep of death for six days. People passed and repassed. It was no business of theirs, and there was nothing in his appearance to cause comment. Meanwhile the police were everywhere search- ing for Mr. S. Parsons, aged 73, who, with a gold watch and chain and £110 in notes in his pockets, had left his home, No. 111 Winstanley-road, and had not been heard of since. One man chanced to cross the field and make a closer inspection, and realised that the sleeping old man would not wake again. All his personal property was intact. No one had approached him, and...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A MEDDLING OLD CAT. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

A MEDDLING OLD CAT. "Gentlemen of the jury," said the eloquent K.C., "I leave the rest to you. You are English- men. You come of a valorous race. As men, you would scorn to insult a woman—scorn to ill-treat one—scorn to say aught that is un- manly, or unbecoming to a member of the weaker sex—" "And only this morning," interrupted a shrill voice from the gallery, "that man called me a meddling old cat." It was the K.C.'s wife. He lost his case.

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HOW TO BE HAPPY. AND LIVE LONG. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

HOW TO BE HAPPY. AND LIVE LONG. A famous statesman, who had just celebrated his ninety-fifth birthday and seemed good for many years more, when asked for his prescrip- tion for longevity, replied: "Don't worry." How true it is that worry is the handmaid of premature death! So if you wish to live a long and happy life, don't worry.     We recognise that sorrow and joy are the common lot of humanity. When fortune smiles, we laugh, and when she frowns we grieve. It is right to enjoy, but wrong to brood. You have your troubles, admittedly, but who has none? If your distress is financial, think that it might be worse, and believe in a brighter pros- pect. If death is the cause of grief, let resigna- tion play an angel's part. Ill-health is, per- haps, the sorest trial of all, but hope is the good physician, and giving up but makes the malady harder to endure. When troubles come, as they must to all, confront them with a smile, and count the friends you win. To t...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The STRUGGLE FOR PERSIA. RUSSIA V. GREAT BRITAIN. IS THERE ROOM FOR BOTH? "W.D." IN THE "ST. JAMES' GAZETTE" SAYS YES. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

The STRUGGLE FOR PERSIA. RUSSIA V. GREAT BRITAIN. IS THERE ROOM FOR BOTH? "W.D." IN THE "ST. JAMES' GAZETTE" SAYS YES. That Persia is to be the diplomatic cockpit of the near future is one of the few certainties of that cosmoplitan complication which is be- wildering political students. How great is the perplexity is manifest, if we remember that so excellent an authority as Mr. Colquhoun last year predicted that on the death of the Ameer chaos would immediatley reign in Afghanistan. Abdurrahman is dead, but all that has happened is that his eldest son rules quietly in his stead. Still, it must be admitted that Russia is pertina- ciously and inexorably tightening her grip on Central Asia. At no distant date it will be dis- covered that the Trans-Caspian railway pro- gramme dovetails exactly into the Perso-Rus- sian plan of railroads to come. Let it not be forgotten that the entering wedge of Russian policy is financial. Persia is, like Turkey, in pawn to the Czar. Last year Russia a...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
"A Lady" and a Cigarette. IN A LONDON HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

"A Lady" and a Cigarette. IN A LONDON HOTEL. A sensation has been caused at St. Ermin's Hotel, London, by a well-known society lady— an "honorable"—who strolled' into the lounge about 4 o'clock on a Sunday afternoon and seated herself comfortably in a Louise Quinze fautsull.   When her long, undulating dachshund was ar- ranged at her feet the lady lit an Egyptian ci- garette which she held in her mouth by means of a pretty amber gold-tipped holder. Dismay spread through the ranks of the guests, who dated their ideas on etiquette from the early fifties. A deputation was appointed to call on Mr. Richardson, the manager, and acquaint him of the distressing fact, and also to intimate gently that the lady must put out her cigarette or trouble would ensue. The manager felt that he stood in a position of a man who is threatened by a tidal wave on one side and a prairie fire on the other. A bright idea suddenly struck him. He wrote   a polite letter to the honorabl...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE BIBLE. IN A NEW FORM. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

THE BIBLE. IN A NEW FORM. Among recent publications (says an American   exchange) is the first volume of "The Bible in   Modern English," containing the five books of   Moses. The work of translation represented is   that of a venerable English scholar, Ferrar Pen-   ton, who proclaims as an ambition held from   earliest youth the establishment of the authenti-   city of the Scriptures by making them "intel-   ligible." How he has proceeded to this end   may be indicated by brief quotations from the first   chapter of his Genesis:—   "By periods God created that which produced   the solar system, then that which produced the   earth. But the earth was unorganised and empty, and darkness covered its convulsed sur- face, while the breath of God rocked the surface of its waters. . . . God further said, 'Let luminaries a...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO BE LEFT-HANDED. IS NOT A FAULT. SOME NEW THEORIES. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

TO BE LEFT-HANDED. IS NOT A FAULT. SOME NEW THEORIES. Left-handed children should not be taught to do violence to a strongly-implanted instinct, and use the right hand whether they will or no. Such a training not only inflicts upon the child a useless amount of hardship and inconvenience, but may do him serious injury, even to de- priving him of the power of speech. According to tho latest scientific discoveries, all manner of havoc may be wrought with the brain by the adoption of this mistaken method of teaching left-handed children to use the right hand. This discovery is the result of experiments lately made at the University of Chicago, which has gone more deeply into the modern subject of "child study" than most of the universities. It is Prof. Smedley, director of the depart- ment of pedagogical investigation, who has made the most fruitful experiments with the left-handed. He discovered that by far the greater majority of mothers looked upon left-handedness as a de- fect to b...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A DUAL DEATH. TO KEEP A PACT. HAD THEIR PICTURES TAKEN. TO GIVE TO THE PAPERS. American papers give the following account of a tragedy at Reading, Pa., on November 7:— [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

A DUAL DEATH. TO KEEP A PACT.   HAD THEIR PICTURES TAKEN. TO GIVE TO THE PAPERS. American papers give the following account of   a tragedy at Reading, Pa., on November 7:—   At a lonely spot along the Mt. Penn Boule- vard a couple of days ago, Walter Snyder, 22 years old, shot to death his sweetheart, Minnie Reichstetter, and himself. They left a note explaining that the tragedy was the result of an agreement to die together. Malicious re- ports, circulated by evil-disposed persons, was cited as the cause for the deed. Miss Reichstetter was 20 years old. She left the home of her parents the afternoon before, telling her mother that she and Snyder were to be married in the evening. Her mother says she had a presenti- ment of evil, and called her back three times, but the girl   refused to come, say- ing good-bye half a dozen times. That was the last seen of her. A couple of days ago Frank G. Patton and C. H. Price, while driving on ...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE GREAT FOG. LONDON IN TOTAL DABKNESS. FOR TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

THE GREAT FOG. LONDON IN TOTAL DARKNESS. FOR TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. The fog fiend gripped London on November   4th with a tenacity which recalls the bad old   days of the seventies in the last century. It   was a land of darkness, and millions of people   groped their way about. The fog was decidedly localised. Districts   in North London were almost entirely clear,   Bloomsbury at midday saw the sun shining   on its luncheon tables, and some of the eastern   parts of the city had periodic clear spaces, with   a blue sky overhead and scarcely a sign of   mistiness.   Thus at 2.15 in the afternoon Princes-street   and Moorgate-street were quite free from fog.   Five minutes later both streets were enveloped   in a black cloud. Fleet-street and the Strand   suffered severely all day. In the wester...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PRACTISING OR PLATING. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

PRACTISING OR PLAYING. Mother: "Goodness me! Is that Irene at the piano?" Little Son: "Yes, ma." Mother: "Well, go and ask her what she is doing. If she is practising, she can keep on until the hour is up; but if she is playing, tell her to stop."

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
INDIGESTION THE ROAD TO LITERARY FAME. [Newspaper Article] — The World's News — 21 December 1901

INDIGESTION THE ROAD TO LITERARY FAME. Those who supposed the secret to be incom-   municable have been reckoning without their   Mr. H. G. Wells. What is the first step toward   literary production? The author of "The Time   Machine" answers the question in the "English   Illustrated Magazine." It is imperative," he   writes, "if you wish to write with any power or   freshness at all, that you should utterly ruin   your digestion." Every aspirant must wonder he   never thought of this before. Did not Carlyle   once throw his breakfast out of the window?   Mr. Wells even alleges that Stevenson fled to   Samoa to avoid telling us what he ate, and hints   that it is something he picked up in the jungle—   berries or something—that Mr. Kipling takes to   make him so peculiar. But the literary b...

Publication Title: World's News, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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