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CHANGELESS HALE FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
CHANGELESS MALE FASHIONS. Thoughtful women mast -at times spare a tremor of sympathy for a sex whose fashions in clothes undergo changes that are scarcely noticeable; I am sure they have no feeling of en'ry for those whose evening dress of 1S80 is identical— In the absence of disasters witb soup— with the evening dress of to day.— 'Queen,'
ABOUT HATS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
ABOUT BATS. Dr. Dabbs, in 'My Journal' for AiiffU8t, chats pleasantly, among other' things, on. hats. He tells, for Instance tbat In 1804, by the State 24 George III. (chap. 51), uats were bo. far taxed that all retailers had to take out au annual license of 40s value In London and 5s elsewhere. And there was an extra tax on hats sold; a pro rata tax— as high as 26 for a 12s hat! And in 1798 hats bad to be stamped on the lining under a penalty of L10. Imported hats were taxed heavily; no less than 21b each In the reign of Elizabeth, on Sundays and holidays every person over seven years of age had to wear a headcover ing under a penalty of about (in oar money) 3d. Dr. Dabbs cannot find that we had Uats till about 1510, or silk hats till 1820. Our export in hate has been enormous. The cblmney-pot Is so called because in Germany only the sweeps wear them.
THE WINDSOR TRAGEDY. AUSTIN COMMITTED FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
THE WIWDSOH THAGEDY. AUSTIN COMMITTED FOB TRIAL. Derksbirc magistrates silling at Windsor on Saturday, committed Will-lain Austin, or Sounders, for trial at the Berkshire Asuizes in October nsxt for the miirder of the schoolgirl Unity Annie Butler, at her home, 5 Crcn .orne-terrace, Oxford road, -31e- wcr, near Windsor, on 16tb July. iho young victim was gagged, bound, and strangled. The prisoner, who is a cousin of the murdered child, was a brewer's laborer, and had lodged wilh the child's parents. A verdict of Murder was returned against h-m by the Coroner's jury. Ho was brought from Heading Gaol to Windsor early on Saturday morn ing to avoid a recurrence of previous demonstrations by tho puljlic, and he waited for several hours in a room at the Guildhall for his hearing. When he entered the court was crowded. ' 1 wish to say nothing at ail at present,' was his answer to the magistrates' dork when the evi dence was concluded. Austin lisUnd attentively to each witness. The mother o...
MAN IN A TRANCE." A PARISIAN STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
MAS IN A **TBANCE.' A PAIIISIAN STORY. From Paris on 28ti July the Cor- ^5« despondent of the ' DaSy Mail' ' ;i^^B wrote:- ? ? „,- ?;. -: O.^-.^H The mystery of the , young ma-i ?' '';\§Sfffl| found on Friday morning in a trance -i^^H on tho steps of tt»: Church .; bl-^W ??^3^^ Kom la Breteche becomes inorc V^nd; «M§IB more perpieximj. we awoke suddenly ? ijSllS in hospital yesterday Kanditlec)areJ:. v&sSHI that h* could feimemW^flWnf^^^^H '.since -last Tuesday '?&tt&*$BtiaffimSSB/M that ho was a iative .^^u^ltlp£^^a| Klein,' that he .^en-tU-Sttt^wt^^S^^HH and was sent back to Prance w;3¥tflfi^^Hw fiorpont Morgan, who '? gave a ,-hi.mf Ji^f^^Hffl chOLue for L25. telling him -only r'tpi TUBS cash it when all other resources had W$S& failed. This cho-jue, he declares, ha, ?^=5l§iHH been stolen. ? ^^^^ Klein arrived in af ris, he Bays , on WSMO, 18th duly. -On Tuesday ovening he ~^*Hh took a train at the Garc St. Lazarc,- :?:^^H intending to go bo the ' ...
MASCULINE DECEIT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
ikASCniuirE deceit. Man fa more easily allured by 'the'if^^^^H graceM Jhe Eownthaffltoe^rraccioTili^ia^B^J tnlnd, although he would have you thlnk-W^^H^H ^^^ '^ ^^ Md f?^^th P--n:|S^^Hl «an . ever ? inows what costntneJwa^S^^^H woman has on. nor is ne%^^^^^^H cerned with the shape 6t ^MifSrWSI^^B toe way sUe does bee ^'-'^adabie^^^^^B
FARM AND FIELD. Difference in Plant Food. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
fiMliyrillSli [?] ~Xa a laiUeto.^aWJslirea -P*. ihesOntano v. : .v Department *-£ Agriculture, there are ? -, some interesting remarks on the above V - *ul-3ect ; ^ian^'-^^«rinjals; . diner ?'':'?'?- vec^rmiuA in their regulrementE arid In 5^J*ats»i)lUty to Isecure-Oiit ^whieh they -;-i*«a.i;f ).-.-',, -'??::-,'-?''.??. . V Cereal crops contain mucb less nitro gen than legumes, but they, iiave more ouiiuuicy 10 :secunug u. iue «»wuiu sown cereals have both deeper roots and longer period of growth than those sown in the spring, and consequently are bet ter able to supply themselves with the necessary ash constituents. The spring tillage for barley, oats, and garden crops aids nitrification in the soil; therefore these crops bave less difficulty In secur ing nitrogen. Barley, however, has a very abort period of growth, and is shal low rooted and cannot hustle for its food to the same extent as oats. Uaize and ; the root crops are not only spring sown, bat have a much longer period of ...
A HORSE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
A HORSE VICTIM. Traveller: Get on, man, get on! Wake up your nag. Driver: Sure, sor, I haven't the heart to bate him. Travel ler: What's the matter with him? Is he sick? Brlver: -To, «-r; he's not sick, but It's unlu&y 'e Is, unlucky. Tou see, every morning afore I put 'im In the car I tosses 'Im whether 'e'll have a feed of oats, or I'll uave a dnrlnk of whisky an' the poor baste lias lost live morn ings tunning,
THE LEAST KNOWN CITY CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
THE MEAST KNOWN CITx* CHURCH. St Battholoniew-the-Less, SmlthfleH of which the vicarage has been vacated. is little known even to the lear.ied, and frequently eonfuaed With a famous neighboring namesake. Since monastic tiroes thlg church has served as a chape for St Bartholonvew's Hospital. The oU tomer remains; but the Interior has been remodelled beyond recognition. There is a tnwet here erected In memory of his wife by Sir Thomas BoJley, tbs founder of the Bodleian Library at Ox ford. Among many eminent personages buried at St. Bartholomen-tlteLess were John Shirley, who, according to Stow, 'painfully collected the works of Geoffrey Chaucer and other 'earned writers, which works he wrote In s. ndry volumes for posterity,' and James ' Heath, whose '-Chronicle of the Civil Wars' is considered by Carlyle as 'littte : other than a tenebrinc book.'
DOCTORS' PAY. SWEATING SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
DOCTORS' FAT. SWEATING SOCIETIES. On this very vexed question the London ' Daily News' writes :— ?' Needless to say the doctors agreo with' their latest sj.o'icsman, Dr. Arthur Newsholmc, who tells tho British Mtdical Association that Uio profession is sweated by friendly societies, and in oib:r ways ofUn , badly paid. Much of the doctor's ! work is no doubt very exacting to ' brain nr.d body, though wo may bo permitted to add that much is also agreeable, and easy mough. Tho agreeable work, such cs Hut of at ter.dns the e*ery-day invalids of a ! fashionable practice tends to be very well paid, while thj more seriouj work of saving lives dangra-ously threatened has a tendency to fall into thj class of the ill-paid. Thore are practices almost cnt.ri.'ly plain- I sailing and lucrative, ami others in : which no single plum occurs. But, after all, the some may bo said of almost any other occupation, including tho other professions. Dr. Salter makes out no special case for the State payme...
To the Editor of THE PICTON POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
To the Editor of Thk Pictok Post. Sir; — As Sir William Lyne has stated that the proposed tariff was based upon tlie reoommendations of the Protectionist members of the Tariff Commission, it is as well that the public should know what sort of inquiry this Commission made into the various items. A duty of 25 per cent, has been imposed upon British wire netting, and 30 per cent.- on foreign wire netting. The amount of investigation into the subject is contained in tbe Progress lteport No.- 9, Section XLII, page. 47 (copy of which is attached). From this it will be seen that two peivous only were called upon to give any evidence, one, representing the Wire Netting Works' Union, demanding a duty, and tlie other, speaking as -i user of wire netting, taking 'iHiptuAaay iview. . On : iliis imotiiil^f evidence a ,drfty has been imposed anionniing to some where near flSO.OOOa year, based upon the imports for 1906. Sir William Lyne's advocacy of the Parrnmatta River must be highly valued liy ...
The Tariff. To the Editor of THE PICTON POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
The Tariff. TotlicEditotojETHE.PiCTOh- Post.' j Sir,— The following uotice relative J to cupjes of the Tariff Index, Customs i By-Laws, -and. Comparative 'S&tenient eniljoflyiup: tlin/i^nriff and pliowiijp the rates previously iu force (tariff 1902 mid amending 'tariffs), ?recommenda- tions of the Tariff Commission, and (lie importations and duty payments tor the 3'en'r,1906, is forwarded as a matter of general interest with a view to iiiB-rtion iji your paper us a public notice; should you desire. The Actiuff Collector of Customs, New SoJth.WuJpB, notifies that he j iias been f|pp!.ied with copies of a I ?fViiteiiientietubodyiiig |he Tariff nud I 'showing the -jates; previously ' in i 'force (tariff of 1902 aud amending i tariffs),' ' recomraendatioue of iho Tnriff commission 'and importations and duty faytneijts for the year 1906, ul6o,Cmtjms By-Laws \vith respect to machine tools and pans, tools of trade, and luiuor arliclen, wb'icji wiirbe forwarded together 'with* a cbp...
SHOTS AT A DEATH BED. AN ESTRANGED SON'S ANGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
SHOTS AT A DEATH BED. AN ESTRANfJED SOVS ANORR. i Prom Paris on 28th July the corre spondent of the 'Dally Mail' wrote:— A tragedy occurred this evening at Versailles, where a retired commander of the American Navy, who had served through tlie Civil War, lived with bis wife and sons, Douglas and Alcnzo, and daughters, Edith and Ellzalieth. There was another son, tUe eldest, family. ' He had not Kpokeu to his father for ten years. The commander .was, a day or two ngo, pronounced by doctors to b« dying, and tlie mother telegraphed to Alencon to the son Henry to return home immediately It he wished to see Ills father alive. Henry arrived at Versailles this even ing. He kuelt at his father's bedside and asked him to 'forgive liim. Tlie father, however, was uncousclous, nii'l presently Henry left the room. His mother met blm at tlie door. 'Henry,' she said, 'let bygones be by gones,' and held up her cheek to lie kissed. Henry, who Is thirty-four years of age, pushed her aside, saying, 'N...
THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN. SIR LAUDER BRUNTON ON SCHOOL HYGIENE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN SIR LAUDER BRUNTON ON SCHOOL HYGIENE. An important International Con gress (tho second) on School Hy giene has been sitting at the Im perial Institute this week under the presidency of Sir Lauderr Brunton. There were some 500 delegates pre & nt from all the countries of Europe, the Colonies, and North and South America. THE HEALTH OP THE CHILDREN Sir Leudor Brunton, in his presi dentel address, summed up the ob ject of the Congress in one phrase— ' The Health of the Children.' 'They were now awakening,' he said, ' to the necessity of attending to the body if Ufe mind was to be de veloped, and many efforts were being made in various countries to secure a system of mental and physical training which would ensure ttie best development of children. Tho great advantage of a Congress like this was that :hc systems employed in various places were Irought together and compared, so that each country might learn from the others the uso ful plans they ought to ad...
Burragorang Road. WHAT THE "CAMDEN NEWS "SAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
Burragoranjr RoaiL WHAl' THE '(3AMDJi;NNEWB'SAVS. ? A few woelc's ago il' wns 'aimomiced ilnougli .these columns .that the Wollondilly Shire ongwier, Mr. W. Vul. Miller, had asked his . council to muke application to the Minister for Works for' ji Government grant of £1000 (o enable t he Khiruto put to pracwciii use me iippiosimaie sjlowj already spent on die new Sheay's Creek mnte tolhe Burragoreng Valley by doing further work so as to allow horsemen «iid light tniffic to travel on this roiid. It. was tlien considered by maiiy, including our .member. Mr. E. W. A. Downes, M.P.; several of the shire councillors, »nd tbe whole of -the muuicipiil council, whether it wou'i] uot be of more permaiient use to exuend the £1000 on the existing- road am) sii meet present day vequirements to-iup.teriiil advantage. However the request was made, nnd (o-date no news as to. its compliance has been received, and further than that, the contractor for fe portion of the work just completed on this Sli...
That Tunnel Affair. To The Editor of THE PICTON POST. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
That Tunnel Affair. .To The Editor of The PicroK Post. Sir. — Will ?? you kindly, permit me throngh your columns to reply to Mt. E. Gorman, who, in a letter to the Eost, takes me' severely to task for, as he alleges, inaccuracies in my letter anent the tunnel affair, and which', appeared in your paper some. little t:mo back. Mr. Gorman does not specify any particular lTiflnmirnnv Illlf. in n ltnvtr and lnAafit\lt-a way endeavours to create the impression that lt without ? having made proper inquiries, rushed into print with * an account, of something of which I had little, or , no knowledge. This .'is 'a serious charge, but absolutely vrithput any fbiindat&h in :iict :?Tup::faot that Mr. -Gorman was, «? he says ' one *f tlie iiappy party,' sufficiently explains, why he slionld foel sore ovor my letter, 'Die truth is sometimes unpalatable, lam not surprised at Mr. Gorman's, apparent desire to put himself in a better liglit, but unfortunately his efforts to extricate himself f...
THE VINEYARD. MILDEW OF THE VINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
%^0^ ^^tEfA^y MlljDEW ' OF -THE MUM.'': ' Bulletin No. 186- the latest Issued from the Calif oraian Agricultural Experimen tal Station, contains a description of tbe powdery mildew of the vine. The writer of the article, Mr P. T- Blolettl. states that the disease usually called mildew in California is caused by a fungus be longing to tbe same group as the fung wbich cause the mildews of roses, hops, beans, and apples. It is generally re ferred to as oldlum in Europe. The dis ease known as mildew or peronospora in Europe and the East Is totally different, and caused by a fungus ot very dlffer ' ent character. In order to distinguish tbe two, the oidlum is sometimes called powdery mildew, and the peronospora - downy mildew. | The oldlmn attacks all herbaceous parts of the vine— leaves, canes, flowers, and fruit. In the spring the young leaves which are attacked show at first whitish patches about one-quarter of an Inch in diameter on the upper or lower surfaces. As the disease progres...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
Baby's little Troubles — Baby's coogli, if not attended to, often results in croup and other -serious troubles Always, keen a bottle of Dr. Sheldon's New .Discovery handy, and he prepared Every bottle guaranteed Obtainable from W. 3, H Vjokety, chemist, Piotott —(Advt) *
WIT AND HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
WIT AKB H9M0B OUI Beau: I want an engagement ring. Jeweller: Solid or plated? Old Ueau: AVlll a plated one last tor «ii mouths? Jeweller: Oh, yes. Old Beau: Well, that will do. My en gagements onlj- average three months. j Patience: 'That girl that goes about with an anchor embroidered on the sleeve ol ber Jacket, is she a. yachtswoman?' Patrice: 'Not at M.' 'Why tbe anchor, therit' 'Oh, you know, an anchor Is tbe symbol ot hope,' *~ He: What wonld your lather do It I told him I wasted to marry you? .She; He'd -rarer tbe matter to me. He (hopefully): And -what would rou do? She I'd refer tbe matter to tbe young man who proposed to me and traa accepted while you were trying to make up roar mind. ? Two smart young Londoners once accosted a respectable-looking shepherd In Argyll with: j 'You have a very fine view here-you can see a great v»y -yu ay. yu «y. a terry great ; jray. Ah! You can see America from here, : 1 presume?' 'Fairar than that. You 31st wait tul tbe mists eang awa' and...
An Up-to-date Factory Manager. Valuable Hints for Suppliers. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 9 October 1907
i;rr;--.;/i'j&f=^^/ji^*s#^fr-^^^^--^a^'';6 Valuable Hints for ^Suppliers. ; Mr. Baac ilvaiii, of sOrolf^1 m&ntfger ;' bf £hb '^tanniiigf;' Sliver* C^oj^rajiye'. Diiivy Compaoy,w;ith a high i-eputauoh ? as a batter maker, gets iuto close toncli ? with Lis suppliers by means of a cinsdlar beaded ' Inspirations,' and which forms a comprefaenEiye and lu cid exposition of a. dairy farmer's dntieK. Onnle; -? 1 Tlio most essential feature iu making choice butter aud topping tho market is, be clean-^cleau ' in the yards, clean in tbe dairy, clean iu' the . factory — just tbe same as saving be clean cveiywbere. 2. Recollect ihat licistings (newly calved cow's milk) is nature's 6»Vri foundation fora strong-constituiioued milker. I (live it »o tlie calf for Mt lesist five (iiiys. Then be cautions. Lots of butter lias hod its life shorten ed by ono gj'pcdy piiap separating saiA adding it to his can before it 'wais - fit for, use. Better to be & (lay old.fr fh.au : oii-s ...