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MODERN ADAM'S IDEAL EVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
MODERN ADAM'S IDEAL EVE. Not one man ln five hundred pictures his future wife in the surroundings of the ordinary girl. Where Is the Adam who dreams of meeting his Eve. short of skirt and strong of arm, In the hoc key field; or striding over, the' turf with a golf club; or plunging madly -after u tennis ball? Au contralre, he pictures her clad ln 'something soft and cling ing,' a being more angel than woman, who. as a dally companion, would un doubtedly prove the most withering bore a man could be cursed with.— 'Throne.'
BOY'S FALL FROM AN EXPRESS. M.P.S SON NARROWLY ESCAPES DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
BOY'S FALL FROM AW EXPRESS, M-P.'S SON NARROWLY ESCAPES DHATH. The little son of Mr J. s. Hlghatn, ' ,-v M.F., for the Sowerby division jof York- l shire, has had a remarkable escape from death. He fell from an express train yesterday (1st July) and sustained severe scalp wounds, but dors not ap pear to have suffered internally Mrs Hlgham ana her son, who Is be tween three and four years of age, Were returning to London, accompanied by a maid, by tlie two o'clock express from Liverpool. At Stafford tea had been put in the carriage, and the door,, it is stated, was left unfastened. Soon after leaving Llcnfleld, the little boy, while eating a cake given him by his' mother, leaned against the carriage door, which suddenly flew open, and he fell back- *' wards on to tbe line. ~ The distracted mother pulled the com municating: cord, but the train, which was travelling at a speed of atxwt sixty miles an hour, was not brought to a standstill until Tamworth was reached. ? . Mrs Hlgham at on...
A CRICKET VOLUME. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
1 ' A CBIOKET TOIilTWCE. :?..'.'? A somewhat surprising but very plea sant addition, as we have already an nounced, has been made to the Oxford Library of Prose .and Verse. in a cricket volume entitled Hambledon Men. It Is, of course, composed mainly of John Nyren's Young Cricketer's Tutor, and It contains, too. the celebrated reviews of Nyren. contributed ln 1833 to the 'Gen- tleman's Magazine', by ?the Rev. John Mitford, the friend of Charles Lamb, who was then editor. Mr E. V. Lucas, who has written more entertainingly than anybody about the old.Hambledoi heroes, is the editor. — 'Westmins:er Gazette.' ? '
THE GUERIN-HEBERT CASH. WOMAN PRISONER'S WIT. HER AMUSING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
,: THE GTTEBXir.^EBEBT OABE. ? HER* AMUSING RKTOHT. The beginning of the end of the re markable Paris jnatrlmiiilal agency case was heard at Versailles yester day.' Mine. Cent Kilos (' Mrs Twenty Stone'), as the French call Mme. Guerln (nee Pesnel), Is being tried on a charge of swindling In connection with her agency. But the remarkable part of the case Is the murderous outrage committed »n Dr. Hefcort (who lives In York Itlace, Marylebone) in a lonely house at Uois-le-lioi. He met the woman and a man named Ceebron In London, it is said, and went to their villa n»ar Peris to recover a l°on of L860. During a talk in tha evenng he was shot at ; he rushed .into the garden, and was, again hit by bullets. CcsbrOn disappeared. When Mme. Guerln, ac cused by her clients, was examined, she dragged in the doctor's name, and according to French law she was permitted at various ' confronta tions' to make charges of complicity against him, from which he has been compl 'tely oxcatirated. Mme. Gu...
OUIDA'S PENSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
OWTOA'S JPB»B|IOK. Considerable sorpirtee -has. ,:: been caused by the granting of a Civil List pension of L150 to Miss Louise de la Bamee, better known us 'Oulda,' the novelist. ' .. t If any writer of fiction might be pre sumed to have reached a position of In dependence, If not affluence, It is the uthor of 'Moths,' 'Under Two Flags,' 'Ariadne,' and other works which tad an Immense vogue in tbelr day, end are etUl read In subtle libraries and bought over bookshop counters. The readiest explanation would be that, being a woman and a writer of books, 'Oulda' had a double disquali fication for business, and parte.r -with her copyrights for small sums. That, however, does not appear to be correct. It Is true that ebe parted svltl) her copy rights, but 'that was her obti desire, and the present holders of the rights In ill the -novels. Messrs Chatto and Windus, while unable to disclose the amounts paid, state that they were 'very heavy.' This statement was made to a 'Daily Chronicle' ...
THE PAGEANT CRAZE. SOME HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
THE PAGEANT CRAZE. SOME HINTS. A pageant should spring from the ground Ike a flowering shrub. It should represent the historical flavor of Its lo cality as a bunch of luscious grapes re presents the chemical elements that produce It. The characters should be enacted. If possible, by the peasantry, who are de scended from those who took part ln the actual event, and also. If possible, the words used by them should be thosu handed down by tradition, knocked into some sort of dramatic shape by the local schoolmaster, or, fallng him, by the clergyman. The costumes should be made by the tailor of the place/ Tailors are a most Intelligent body of men, whose occupa tion gives them time for thought, and reasonable opportunity for study, there fore they could hack out rough gar ments.more or less historically accurate which would carry about with them au sense of the footlights, as is the case with the gaudy rags hired for the week from a London costumier. — Robert Barr In 'The Idler.'
THE PRIME MINISTER FATHER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
THE PRIME MINISTER j FATHPit OF THE HOUSE OF 1 COMMONS. By 'THE MAN IN THE GALLERY.' I ' night Honorable Sir Henry Cawpijell-Ilannerman, G.C.B., 11. P.. ?P.C., M.A., L.L.D.. D.L., J.P.' Thus 1 is the Prime Minister, of England de scriljod In books of reference. ; He is uot only Leader of the Com mons. He is Father of the House as well, by right of having sat for tho same place for the longest unbroken term of years. In 1868 he entered Parliament as member for Stiriincr, and has represented uninterruptedly the same constituency ever since. There is nothing of the stern parent in Sir Henry as Fathor and Leader. He shakes no grave and reverend locks at the House. Its waywardness ho never reproves. He prefers to whoedlo and coax it witb a joke. Nor is he ever seen iu a hurry and perturted. Observe him walking leisurely up the floor oT (ho House. He has all the air of a man who en joys life and takes things easT.ly. He carries his head, not forward like the enthusiast or fanatic— eager, ...
Farm Labor in New Zealand. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
? Fin. lAfcor 1a. Hew Zealand, j r.jvv;'.-: felng-ietrciikiS^ ^ In- the Wairarapa district asking tor the . k repeal of the 'Arbitration and concilia tion Act, as applied to the country. This, the* 'TiraeB' says. Is an attempt to stay the tide of unionism on farms. The Walrarapa farmers, however, are not ??ery hopeful that their petition will have any especial power on the Government, and they therefore console themselves with the fact that they have put for ward their protest, end that, come what may, the whole business will have to be dealt with In a broad light, otherwise, the measure will be unworkable. A well .kpown dairy farmer expressed the opinion that it would be Impossible for dairymen to pay their workers from the time they commenced In the morning till when they knocked off In the evening;. The men, he said, were not employed the full time, and the enly way he could suggest was to follow the system of the Government with reference to the. rail way servants— namely, allow...
Formalin for Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
formalin tor Potatoes. P-.r.. . Toe disease known as potato scab has .?-;? at different times caused considerable gi. loss to growers, and. the recooimenda &54JV-- -.' tion to Immerse Beed potatoes In one SgSpLj. ?Ai';Ptot Of -formalin and SS^allons of water S^lgfc r' for two hours hasfreQuentlv jproved un |fep«#9i^N^S%^t|^^.^M»ehder- ^^g9s«^i^^ftSiit^B;^arSo--a; whilst ^p^vJIor^tte^a-.^rpsi^^ulblJmata-'Save g%^f Sfff:jeg.uailir. eoo-9 Results: Formalin, being §5fc?b yr'rJniich the safer fungicide to handle, was i^pjy i t ^reebtmnenaed. . In MM it was decided to ^Av- experiment to see whether, by planting *«-W ' very Tscabby potatoes which 'had been 3£vt ^ ?-..::'. well treated, a Terop could be obtained |ir£|. r ^absolutely free from ecab. Formalin (-/?-!' : : alone was used; in this case a pint to '?:tV- ' about IS gallons of water, and the tutors fv-f were Immersed In the saoks and left J$T.- . soaking for fully two hours. Large po yi£.; ?;.' . tatoes alone were used-, bu...
Exercise for the Stallion. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
-. EurdM *©» the Stallion. ::w ? ? ... .*- yell-bred stallion represents capital, i'iiv ^-??''-vrt wln- oI course, be In the interests C':?-';. : of Tjie owners to obtain the greatest pro- | # ?;,. nt possible from him. But It Is extremely ? &ii ; atufcWghted to. think only of the cash j &£^c*'~'1*s!i-™e In'aervlce.tees, the amount be s0\ kg «alned Jn- that way being inslgnlfl gp,-, v'cBntwheh compared to the large sums 7 the offspring may represent. Never i '? theless it 4s too frequently seen that Sv - »wnerg of BtaUkmg; whether they be In STL. xomnanJes Or individuals. BDeculffte k- K' '? the service fees and don't 'care tor the | *?. rest Taey generally keep their animals g^- , ?too much conflneo, except during the S»- \ breeding season. Bui'aurlng this strenu g^L -ous jterlod the atalUon gets work %»j£ ^T-=-*'-ons*. STntrjUnefl iiaus '-U'jiiaer months 9J^'1!55-t^ffleoeBB, iafgB^ai^jeairound all day ^^^^B^^^^pt^Mal. U Is jnjnrt^
Carrutters or McGowen To the Editor of THE POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
Carrutters .«r* Mc03ty;ji. ? To the Editor .ot ThkPost. Two parties are appealing for tho su-jpnrt of tho pejplo. Kich party must bo rBgir.lcd frjm two-stindjpointa, its polioy fit- tiie j futn't!, and its recoid of work in tho nvst.. | Tae Libotul l?Arty, led by Mr. CarrutJicifi, ' w 1,1 Rtrenuously uphold the coiistitutiJuil j rig'its of tho Suto und safe^qiwJ Vie interests of preduooM and worker^. TJion ] it proposes to remit the inoo-iie t%K 'on personal oirninijs (tile incamos for invcsta.l coital will still ba taxui), and to remit var, jus Bt imp dnt'os. It w-'.l carry on it* soun1! pro^ressivo Closer Settlomont policy ou l-i'o.iiie'r li'es th*n ill the psist. The LiiJh ;)u;jutinoti( is to be -re-aoststltJte-i : and mi independent Dep.irtmc.Tt of Agricul l-u. c uU.vULsUbI. Mji-aexporimsat.il farms are tj bu e^tii'.ilis'aed to test tile ci'nbilitirs of land in aslvanoe of sottlemont, and agiiouitaiul education is to b« _ lirzol.v cxtojidud. Wider education for w iinen, Wages Bo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
, Ml ? ? - - . »g?a^BJE ??guffaw* wlwa ?;? ? mu up &i»J ela.v iiy -rtrsi^.i .; The 'cast ---' all ionicj La-1 ; WOE.If-.--.-S UCiZXAPZS. ? ! CAUTION;'!. GLEMEKTS TONIC And Nothingr ,i-ut Clements Tonic. Th» Oa«» Of V_ Mr. A. S. TUCK. . (By a.gydocy, Jleporlcr.) ! CaJHne at JJo. 130 Camp-ell-stir-«t., St. Petors, out epeciM ha4,6 chat with Mr. Albert Samuel Tuck, wha.exproa 'ted sat;sfaction et the opportunity af forded for brin^inp Ijeloro the pubho Ibe . undermentioneu cii-cumetancon, which appear. , in.. Mr- Tuct.s. uvw . words :— - -It was 'when I Vas livins next aoor. some sixteen years since, that af i.nd of mine (rave mo some advice conctra id(f Clcmonts Tonic, and for the beno (it of humanity I am always re^dy to acknowledge tho. . Rood I wtivei in ccu\seqUcuco.' . 'Xou wore ailtne at the timot :»r maried. the reporter. : ''lea ; end had been lor two ot 1*!** yeets.vworue luck, the cause of my ill ce f. being the diaordeiod coodiUon 01 my liv*r -eiid kidneys. Vou can ...
A LORDLY STOKER. STATEMENT BY LORD LEITRIM. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
A LORDI.T STOKSB. STATEMENT BY LOKD LETTIUM. The circumstances under which the Hon. IVaneis Patrick Clements, bro ther and fao;r of Lord JjeAtrlm, has been earning his living as a stoker oro certainly iuteresting. Mr Clements recently went to Southampton and tried to get a berth as a deck-hand on the St. Louis, but as there was no vacancy he accepted work' in the stokehold. _ So well did be acquit himself that when tbe vessel reached New,, York he was ottered 'a per manency' as a stoker. This offer, however, Mr Clements -Md not accept. Lord Ledtrim, in speaking pf tbe in cident and tbe causes, wJrich-^led to ltt said r :'. As -tiers :a»« iso' v*nany,-:j«r'; ^o¥^Mft^.^^s«kni-«rB!tigrniy4irdT: foiiowing. .^atemCnt ;T^^--SOmB:«B^ past Tie hBfi'Ac31r^^'«^J»^s'^*n? IrVfnj, -and I have every reason to be ll©ve Ohat be Is now on the Ameiicau continent.' ? ' ; ' My -brother knows American lite, as he was for some years on tho Paci fic Station while serving in the Navy. He left the Service a...
The Tunnel Sensation. To the Editor of THE POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
Tie Tunnel Sensation. Tothe Editor of The Post. Sir,— rSMnalinna! occurrences, such aa tlnrt^Iiicli recently happened on the umitliern tr.irn. while pissing tlii-nngh tli* Pictot-lautiel, luppilyiare very enrn. For -were it not so, the ]vi«-eii(;er traffic on oar r.iilvriys would quickly diminish, *»J on'y tiiDse who were absolutely rjimpclle I tn travel Bvwlil undertake the j-Htrn»v, and the- possible ri.k oF -assail- , n'n io.i while en route..- As it is, the . unfortunate affair has -dote mncU t- destroy tliat sense of -'ReL-urity nriA v ctHiGdence, nluuli alone. in ike it pi-sihje f* ' ntrvouk p-o;jle to -travel by rail.. A*id there are now a great many people ??-?. wlio are strongly avoree tobeins penriodJ 5 1 i^jna^pimjiattinauivnth people VJjorfl i'| ;iv ? : Vth»y -do Jiot linbw* ? sndT. whose merifiil -.?., condition may be such-isio render tii«.-uis;1 ^?' -''? source ufdnngerlo others. T doiintlcu -w: .'-' whether the railway authoritse*- have made any inquiry in j-ofcience...
HIGH SPEED SENSATIONS. MOTOR-TRACK RACING AT BROOKLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
HIGH SPEED SENSATIONS MOTO^-THACK RACING AT %; .':?'? BROOKEANDS. : ?.;.?? I lAnnesiey Keneoly writes in the Lo.jaan 'Dally Mall':— '. V - A mile In 37 seconds-. The next mile covered In 35 aeconas. And In a twink ling: we have established a motor record, on Uie racing track at Brooklands. We have looped the white coneereie loop of j the world's first motor track at upwards ' of 100 miles an hour. Our official tim ing Is 10% miles in 6 minutes and i seconds. The car Is a pretty, unpretentious looking, low-standing racer. We started ott on the Initial straight stretch of the treck with one Gatling grun volley trom the exhaust. After that no sound Is heard save the subdued throbbing of the heart of the motor. 'Accelerating' gradually up to 100 miles an hour, we tear silently along in a stealthy speed, which seems to merge the mechaniFip Into eome living thing seized with a frenzied desire to escape Into Illimitable space. At the speed we make the wind pressure on this funnel-shaped tr...
Tip Government and the Producers. To the Editor of THE POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
Tip G)v5rnminl aai the I ; . 'Fir&dBcers. V- j . i. Tb^ie.EJitor^-THsPo3T. ,.;,; :.rji it -wilt, I tuinic, b»DoioB3cibyi alV lhat , V,'-;t.:--:l(»»-Sjf, tiie niost impijpajjt obli^,tions of aa, S #.;?: «M^«|»M*f^9port o! -Hie i»ro1liiiaiB-i ?---:-.-..;'.:ai«.-tliB1;p»illeVi^nas(itiy to the miriceta: of : .; , :?' Me.winld.- Altogctberirivapectiveol party v tliiii is aflutv t'jAt aJiv hon-at -«ovei-nnie it riiight fairiy be «O£pet*«d;to perform. V K f Ktaaatcly,- Uowb re;\ for Ne w South Wales: the- give-.-inient of Surfney lavyera at V, preasnt in otna; in Una Ktato is very maoh f . more intorcjttid in Hib wilfai-o of tho treat :'-?? ' Shipping Com^jnc;'it-^n.in that of our.i ,; . country produocrs. Of -course, the ears of ::: Ujs, people aro HcinK wearied with the ?;;. iteration and re-iteration of- -the denials of1 : : Mr. Cirruthersand hiq cUvpiers on this subjaet, »mt I would ask the fatroers and ? producers to- base -- their judgment on per f ormancea rftUioi' than on p...
OHIO'S PRIZE-GIRLS. AT HOLYROOD. THE HIGHLAND SENTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
OHIO'S PRIZE-GIRLS. ? AT HOLYROOD.. I THE HIGHLAND SENTRY. j The tweaty-one prlie girls ot Ohio, who resolutely refuse to recognise their nickname ot 'Buckeye Daisies,' ajid who turn a freezing eye on anyone who uses it, saw Edinburgh on 10th July, io cldentelly, they captivated it— with one exception. '' The Bcene ot their rebuff was Holy rooa Palace, and the viltolo of the piece was a kilted Highlander sentry, who with rifle on Bboulder paced up sod down outside the entrance. He was a strange and picturesque being to the ladles. They hurried towards him as soon ag they alighted from the carriage. 'Say, girls, ain't he Just sweetl' cried, one, ana they all laughed, heartily. The sentry, unmindful of them, paced up ana down with unmoved face. They scattered themselves along bis line of route. Two or three had cameras. 'He must stop,' said .a brunette; Vfor in this dull Sight I can't take u enapshot' The sentry heard, but heeded not at «1L 'Say.' cried two or three charming voices, '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
I /**^^40p^^ remarkable: I 1 ml^M INVENTION i \ ^H^ *W' Olll Tl IDF t ^ Mg^m-: tiSlLiUltt: t ^^^^^^^ IIF u lift : : TPHB EVAUS VAGpUM CAP if a practical invention conBtraotedaoo ; . 1 scieniifip and h|rgfMio.pvHi|l}-LeB ^fay^iefllaiplorogiMisbf wiiiqif** -*-.'?.- , flt'ia oiiiy ?i^feeat^Lp^^i?j5?i!3LV.tfiBiG5p tttp^fcipjourinliinljis ufttij*.. ' ' ' ' ' °; 60 MfeJftEE TRIAL! I '? ' ?':'. r-'?'- ?'? . .. ? ? ' .. ? : The Cotnpitnj^Guarauier. .An EVATSS .74GUUU.C3AB wijl be Bent you for sixty days1 free trial ' ; - it joxifAo not see a gradual developmeutjOf a new growtb of hair, and - are not convinced that the. Cap will sptnjajetely. restore your hair, you .. :are at liberty tftreturn tlie.Cap \vilh no eipieiise w^atey«r to yourself. - It ia requeisteil, as^n.svi^nce of «*-«(} £ailh, tuat thetprice of the. Cap .* be deposited with th*.Ohance,ry Lnue Safe Deposit Cprnpany of London, . ' 'tlie largest:financial an-l basinpss institution of the kind in the world, ? i-V.' who will issue...
MYSTERY OF A MOTOR SUPPOSED ELOPEMENT INTERRUPTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
.. «T«REBTr,il-m'MOTOK. . SUPPOSED ELOPEMENT INTER RUPTED. What ts supposed to be a case ot elopement hag been rudely Interrupted. The untoward circumstance occurred ?t Brlenne, near Lyons, on Tuesday July loth. A ear which was travelling very fast collided with & poptar tree at a turning In the road, and the three oc cupants were pitched out. The driver. wno was thrown eomo distance, picked himself up unhurt, ran back to the car ana instantly began reverlBhly hammer^ ing the number-plate, presumably to efface all trace of lacntlty. but not be fore the flgui-es '171 L' were read. I The olhtr p&ssen&M-s were a girl ana a man, who were taken to a private hos pital, one fcitb a fractured shoulder, ar.d the other with a fractured leg-. It was at first thought that the victims were Germans named Kreupp, but the police ' return to «!ther affirm or «eny this. It appears to be certain, however, that the man Is « German, but the girl Is be lieved to be En»lt..h, Charl...
TOWER OF LONDON PLOT. STORY OF BLOOD'S FAMOUS ATTEMPT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 4 September 1907
TOWER OP LONDON PLOT, STORY OF BLOOD'S FAMOUS ATTEMPT. The regalia of England, which Is 1-e, t in the Jewel House at the Tower of London, consists of the -Im- perial crjwn, St. lidward's trown, llu Prince of Wales' coronet, tha Queen-Consort's crown, the Queen's diadem, St. Edward's stall, the Royal sceptre, or sceptre witji tho cross, the rod of euuitv. or sccotra with Mu- davc, tho Queen's sceptro, the ivory scoplre, supposed to liavo been made for Mary, Queen of William III. There are also the orti, the curtona, or sword of mercy, the swords of jus tice, temporal and ecclesiastical, the bracelets and spurs, the ampulla, or gold'.'n eagle, and spoon, the golden sail-cellar used tit the Coronation banquet, the Coronation bracelets, a baptismal font employed at thj christening of Royal children, various dishes and spoons, and a. service of sacramental plate used at the Coro nation. Most of those were made for the Coronation of Charles II.. as the Long Parliament had ordered the old ...