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Great Mysteries of Science. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
Breat Mysteries of Science. ----C -- (Ay GARRETT r. ~FEtVISS.). If Sir William Itamray is right in the conclusions that he drawn fromn rcrent experiments of his-and he is strongly sapported by Messers. ('ollie anid I'Paterson-we may. bec fore long. see the dream-i of the an cient alchemists fulfilled in .ways of which they had no conception, The alchemists, who have been uni ePrsally derided and aInughed at un- til the last few years, in which - chemists hiave been getting their eyes opened, believed that it was possible to turn base metals, such as lead,' into gold. - Modern science said :. "No ! The different elements are fx.lxed in their - nature. It is idle1 to thirnk of changing one into another. What they are they will renmain." Then came the discovery of the "radlo-active" substances, . like rn dium, and chemistry - suddenly learn ed a new lesson. To everyb-ody's astonishment . it was found that atomns are not. as had long been helieved, ultimate, indlivistble parti cli.. by ...
MILITARY TRAINING EARLY SIR JOHN FRENCH'S ADVICE [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
MILITARY TRAININfi EARLY SIt JOIH FIRENCH'S ADVICE Field-Marshal Sir John French. chl* f of the Imperial General Statt s:ays "The Daily Telegraph" of Janu ary 1), was the principal guest at the annual Volfeo Birthday dinner held last night under the auspices of thie Westerham Society at the George and Dragon Hioel, vhere the hero of Quebec stayed on hit last visit to WVasterhlam i'. !758 Col' ,._l C. E Wardec, Ml.P., pr.-.rled, and amongst tho.o frerient were Earl Stanhope. ,leut.-Colonel H. H. WVarde. Mr MI. G. Wolfe, Mr IL W. Forster. M.P'.. Sir A. Ewing, Brigadier-General J. A. L. Htaldane. Lieut.-Colonel D. A. Campbell. the Rev. Sydney Le .Meseu ter, and Mr Wolfe Aylward. Dinner was served in the coffee-room, the walls of which are rich with interest ing paintings and prints of General Wtolfe and his contemporaries. In front of the chairman was the claret jug which formed part of Wolfe's cabin furniture on the occasion of his last voyage to Canada. Another in teresting relic was...
BLIND MUSICIANS CHILDREN AS COMPOSERS [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
BLIND MUSICIANS CHILDREN AS COMPOSERS Those who attended yesterday morn ing's sitting at the St. Paul's Girlas School. Hammersmith. of the Vacation Conference on Musical Education (says "~The Daily Telegraph" of January 8). saw and heard a remarkable demon atratlon. It was given by a group of boy and girl pupils from the Royal Normal College for the Blind. under the direction of Mr Horace Watling. one of the professors, himself deprived of! sight, at that famous institution. Primarily, the performance of these blind: Juveniles was intended to Illus trate a lecture by Miss Nancy Gllford on "The Creative Faculty in the Pupil: How to Make Use of it as a Valuable !Agent in Teaching." Certainly, the demonstration achieved that purpose, but it did much more. It showed the marvellous Intensification. as it were, of' the faculty of hearing, and the ex tremo sensitiveness to niceties of rhythm and to tonal distinctions that seem tt compensate many of those born. blind for their lack of visio...
SHE SAVED SOMETHING. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
A. Iotitl nIll sic-t!0 l ch r vu:II. gi'. ilig a lesson~i to ii tiueuated li . i'iieli'ts pupil..lid wal? rapidll:. bc('ming im piitient with her. Eliially, at a inooilt .iiunilicatl piirt r f a dilli cult pitce, the lIupil "lifl.il lIr hinlds (r.,i .the piinuo nild ,niail? a wild ilillh fur her hnndlkerchlef to -l top a thr,,.iitiineil -nie/. It wai the last straw. Sh," excJsian I th,- Ie .i'hi-. thrult ini t ci r , rw, hilIndIerrhief at litr, w ?. Chr , 1e-ir a IC . girl! vi' l ot ?y - r ll sll i l,, . t l, Jf. l y ilr tingrilg. '.i0 Irs - ur hand Iir'iii I,'f ? , l I, . ?,lr-t: J_ , rnh '?l! l' l d lll t he, lhl upil, wt' hi .4 tulm kle. "n?. ,..r,.thsrig ' I, h i! t r c n 1 Ii i - ur', .c si. f r it . i S' di' a n?r , hot , ,?*1 * s11 inr,&lt; m. ., "- &lt; ro.,,, ;?nd ;11 ril&lt;h h ?,d w-rn.lb 1 ntinny' D II-' r'iant. hinl, hatht,. ,d the bra"ing~l efer of nds akenhdor (8i
Tiger in a Balloon. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
Tiger in a Balloon. A Imr.i;ln paper. irom ttie Far Etast report rays the "Daly Cztiien") a thrilling ad~lenture of .Auleriran bnl loonists with a tiger. Accoulmpan iled by his ftiance, Mr. F'oheter, an Axio'irtan irnuan, well known~ in Sih?eria, about a Ifrtnight ago zrnae an .rcent fre,,n Vladljivo~tock sitlh the intrntion of re.aching iKha b~uar' k, a town on the Alntir. The baloonl wnas a smallill une, uneqip pd \withl a rippling valve for easy dei~c nts. 'The weather, however. prv.iedt unlfavorable, and the airmanl resoleLed to land. le scecomplishiet the decent, and, as the balloon neared the grounl.i, jiumpedt out, holtl ing the tran rope, intending to drag the Ihalloon down to earth and as i[t- the girl to deecend As soon us -he had jumlpel, howeier, he no ticeil a Siberian tiger, which juan.p ed over the .\Ameriaeln, waho had thrown himself on the grountd. sprang at the ear, andtl remained hanging while the balloon reascended. MIr. Feobster had no weapon with hilm, bhut a b...
Circular Saws of Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
Circular Saws of Paper. Paper is at present unel for all potibile purposes in th: in ltw.trie nond in ali poaibhle fortis. It has ,,Cn been possible b?. mtans of colmareiion to gino t a d.grie of luardne.s comparable with tono.. to thnt it r;In be unel as b llllrlld ng n trial. The latent ,ts, for papr howeter is perhaps th- nmoot pecu liar. A factory is ,na( to *xist in England which is mnulofacturing rir c-ular sOtws front paper. Thesfe paper aws tuare used for the nmanu facturilg of" line furniture, veneer and other thin plates of wood, which lmusat he treated especially carefully. Sosm time ago circular saws made from drawing paper were shown in an English exposi tion. The saws were driven by an electric motor and produced fine boards, which could not have been made better. even by the finest steel saw. The veneers made in this way are so smooth that the cabi net niakers can use them without further planing.
He Asked for It. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
He Asked for It. 'the I fllowir g hit of rpinrtte Inemnt rithir htie ,'iarol th. .?ir i' r lrtiglhi . ,n a a srtir'rr. 1hiilir 'ifr fo'lfwiv'i is riot s.tat.d. .1t I fie'e' kn u?. n i I ii frir, fir' ,i trh "r " i ,]-,'" iiri hi. trfte y iio~in 'if i Illji. Jl', r I l r. lIr l ?l+t I IIl~1 ,+,. lhPl pair wer'r ,-ndirr' ani i r *tgi ? , [ Il1g o'rnI Iia , iI, ? u ,i arluseh ,iol~ x apnridth u-rie. The[i· it'l . J ii fij. ''h , i. ! ' . jiii-i iii Iilr' to hel r" , the ! rilrn >r i ; " fiirii, ,on .rr iii. h io,,wirk iii in fbi- mnnttr'. n a',ii think thrnl I Inn li' l ' e i l th r fir n'thinirizK "l :h ulhnt hi 'ti nil .int r ri~erd,' ras th' "rtip rtpl,". flut (fir e'ith rf0' 'orir'i aid' ii'ii. "The ale",'. , ihiuld he reaid , r rt sin rrrohl'r . ?n' ih rnilrded fn ch tn rhi l ion, i errb 'd 'if thi 'Jfe.'e it u,.?. with+ th ,''nllf r. eold thei rti ii rro heck and thi'n dofnlif the cant ov'r, f"fling it dire."t In' in the r'entre reanr and .nrmoothing it out care fully.
Puzzle of a Piglet. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 11 March 1914
Puzzle of a Piglet. --40 - Mr. Caleb Peaslde 'gazed at his rig speculatively. It was a little pig-"Itardlyv nlake a meal for a growing hoy," MIr. Peanslee had said -and it capered atbout the pen and stood with head uptilted to Caleb, pleading to be fed. "' duiinno whait he dodos with all tihe stuff we give him to eat," ur getd MIr. PFessle, plraintively. "T don't see where he puts it ! fle's ,tlch a mnits of a thing, anyway. Iis appetite's something appalling. ".Just this mornin' Jed, my hired titan, took a brimnling pnilful of milk and stuff out here and pour ed it. into that troulgh, and stood here andl watched that critter eat tp the last mite of it. Jedl told me the pig didn't make anything of eating it all uip in ijust a minute or two, and then the critter stood and squealed for more right on top of that. ".led wondered, just as I do, where he folund room for so niuch stuff." Mfr. Peaslee rtinmitated, " and he said the pig wasn't a particle higger after he'd et all that pail fu...
CHOCOLATE PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
SCHOCOLATE PUDL)IdG. As a change from pltam pudding. some nmy prefer a steamed choco late pudding made as follows: Beat 4 yolks of efggs and a cup ful of sugar until very light, and add .' tablespoonful. of milk, the same quantity of grated chocolate, nndl a teCncupful of patr. flour. Beat thoroughly, then lightly add the stiifly beate o whites t f the eggs. Fill a hbutteredl ring nlot)l1 with this, steam for It hours, and turn out. Co?l' r with chlcolat e icing, and fill th, ,eatrC ,.ith :a gill fit cream. Ihipl, I stila dit ,tab. l .ponft l ,f s1 gar, half a te?ip) -l ftl ,a *'e?,r' f 01 ni1t . n ntl srE. e ?,,irc l r.,tir:, le , tl -. 'lile lh,; ,rr''norl h h ifn th," ri hlit i g-ar ,,,h ti,, ,'h,,¢', ate+I, i,.; ... . t ht rata,
PLAIN APPLE TART. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
PLAIŽ APPLE TAUT. . Timxe to bake, one hour; if small, hlnlf:an-hour. Required : Apples, a teacupful of sugar, the peel of half a lemon or three or four cloves. HIalf-a-pound of puff paste; Itub a pie-dish with butter, line it with short pie-crust rolled thin, pare some cooking apples, cut them in small pieces, fill the pie-dish with them, throw over theo a cup[ul of fine moist sulgar, three• or four cloves, or a little grated lemon peel, and add a few spoonfuls of water. Then cover with puff paste crust, trin off the edges with a sharp knife, and cut a small slit at each en%, pass a gigling iron arounal the pie half an inch inside the edge, and bake In a quiLk oven.
Ladies' Column. HOW TO MAKE THIS WARM AND USEFUL GARMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
Ladies' Column. -- 0',OW TO MAKF 'ilt-S WAVll AND - USEFTI.L (:AtMIENTI'. There are saeverl l.;tuon- hl," cvery womanl shoull p|ossess a dressing gown; btlt perhlu.ps the most important is thatL a garmentt of this kind is so eatsily tslipped on and off, - and frcquently saves one front catching a bad cold. A busy mother of a family, for in stance, of ten has many- eall on her atttention ijefore she has time to complete her dressing in th'e maorn ing. and she needs a really service able dressing gown, which at the same tite can he ve-ry dainty in! style. What could he more dainty than this neglige. and to ntske it is not beyond your power. T'o mna1e tlh g.nn *J yards of igaterial .5 l inci."i ide are reqtlir ed. A good warrn fabric for dress ing gowns is ripple-cloth : but per haps you wouhld find this too heavy. In that case nuslltls-viillng would 1.e charmingly lhinty. The variety of trimmings front which one can choose nowadlays lmakes dlecision a dilficult nmatter; b?ult with the...
Captain's Ordeal on a Derelict. ALONE AT THE WHEEL FOR FOUR WHOLE DAYS. FIGHT AGAINST SLEEP. LIVED ON NINE BISCUITS AND TWO BOTTLES OF STOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
Captain's Ordeal on a Derelict. ALONI- AT TIIl: iWHEEL F'OI Fl'UI:I WIOLE DAYS. F'I(:LGSTAGA[NST SLEEP. LIVED ON NINE BIcSCUITS AND TWO BOTILES OF STOUT. How I 'nptain Kite spent four ter rible days alone on a. little steam tug, the NannA, in lmid-ocean. was learnt on the arrival of the Nana in tow of tle German steamer; E.Russ. at Falitouth. 'The vessel and her captain hind been given up as lost. When Captain Kite arrived at 'al nmotli he could *scarcely' stanil through lack of sleep and food., In an interview he .said': "Since I' started the voyuge I have had a great deal of trouble with my crew. Several lelt 'me at Dover, and I had to get fresh men. Then I put into Fahnouth for some time, and eventually we made a start. When we got off the Lizard we , experienced rather heavy seas. and the little tug. laboured a great denl. She would go over, fill with water, and gradually free herself. "It'was during one of these ocea sions' th.t iy crew irn'isthihave. got frightened. for in the...
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor. Si, -Fearingz that some mi5. apprehension may exist witir reference to the proposed inquiry a.o tO t fteasibilit· of :a small water scheme for B..rwviek town ship. I should like to state that in moving for a rec,~ci t on a scheme councillors had no iiten tion to proceed with anyd such mater without first c lli:g a meeting of the ratepayers to dis cuss it fully in all its bearings and to decide on th m:tter themselves. But it :oldl be useless to call such . meeting without having sme definite ex pert information before it, and therefore the consultin" engineer for the shire was called upon for . a preliminary scheme or scheimes with estimate of cost, and methods of carrying out the same. My own idea was a small pumping plant with tank and one or two standpipes, similar to' what private persons frequently' have on their properties, for the purpose of obviating the water famine that so frequently occurs, in :he summer time. I do not belieye that the resid...
SINGING CALMS INSANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
SINIUN'; (:A[-M' [N'ZAN[IY. A girl> ''I &lt;a i ',ineig i- t.ring .fit Is -iir rtit, I1I1.i i.,- 11.1.,,[.- (·11(11·)1 ( I~i,,l i1? 11, ,i , 1"'11:,t". +l, ; , fr, l l. I),,, ,Ir';?+tit' - ( :Il''-,i. ' -i l it owll o t III o € : tN.ll il~l lllr4'+lhll l,) "Ill( IH 1,? l'+ ;. .+llr l ll*[' tiglrhuilp -, ' itl tr11 i : i, i- I- t liii' ( ,,n a l illt i lal ·(t.I , b,,:t he" i-slt ll ' ;ii' ng,+ s ofI ?+tlmp+it h' , ,rr i~ forl S Il.-. tlilt- ti~i h rt- , tun t' t tthtf. tltrii.l fThc't hutll~ll mricn IIory .! i ' 'll. i g'' e'nl ani. other tl ~t ch1?1,1 inll, III- 'ri; ii, Ia l th fprl" ;I hPoic a thei l++ patie" ded1rt t,'l hi a'- sh l hi [ si %/is,' the'l rnly |hope .\ its r oe r , y I ! ,,?.
THE BAY OF FUNDY [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
Til? I.\Y 1." FUSNDY The Bay uf Fundy. the scene of the wreck of 'ie "Cohequid," is full of strange and contradictory features (says "*The WVestminster Gazette"). Grand .eanan Island, which lies to the port hand of a vessel entering the bay, is one rocky graveyard-on the reef to the south-east an impaled ship is a common sight. Every Indentation., nay, every rocky cranny, bears some terrible and suggestive name descrip tive of some maritime tragedy. On the Island. twelve miles in length and scarcely inhabited, is a graveyard filled I with the bodies of unknown sailors. A little above Trinity Rock. or which the "Cobequid" is impaled, the coast of Nova Scotia rises in rocky parapet:s from the sea, and a narrow inlet ad mits to the Annapolls Valley, wherts strange to say, the eye rests on a fer tile valley of apple orchards, which raise the highest-priced fruit in the world. In this sheltered space is a climate which. owing par:ly to the Oulf dtream and partly to position, differs alto...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
FOOTBALL. The annual meeting of th-' Berwick Football Club was hel at the Border Hotel on Thursdaf evening last, when there was a gcod attendance and the chair was occupied by the president Mr Ii,. McCann. The minutes of the last annual meeting and also of a general meeting were read and conlr med. The secretary (Mr Hehir) sub mitted the balance-sheet for last year, which showed he total re- ceipts t) have been £45 6a 1I6 and the-expenditure £34 15s id,1 leaving a credit balance of LW1: 1ls. 0? the expenditure tbe sum of L15 was paid for travel-. ling and 17 for umpires fe~s.. There were 94 memubers of vtbh club last year. OFFICERS. : The election of officers for the: ensuinig sear resulted as fol-' lows : -President. Mr H. -1C~ Cann Vice-presidents, Messra , J. Funston. E. J. Fritzlaff, RI J Espie, J Richardsyn, J. Bro'N; F. Richardson and J. Warne, , Patrons, Messrs G. L. Wilson F. A. Officer, D. S. Bain, W, Wilson, W. G. a'Beckett, J. 4L Bell. G. Marohall, S. Sharp, A.. B Pearson...
MANAGER AT 8/= A WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette — 18 March 1914
MANAGER AT 8/s A WEEK .A manager of Ia limited company whose -remuneration was 8/ a week "and one furnished room," was sued In • horedlitch County Court yesterday for C5. due on a judgment (reports 'The ,)aily News" January 23). George jmart. of Curtain road, EC., sued MIr hapman de Loutlh, of West Dulwfich. Defendant said he was manager of a ,usinees wh!ch was formerly his own. and which was now owned by a limited company. Ir Robinson (for plaintiff): Don't you get anything besides the 8/ a week? Yes. I get 25 per cent. of the profits. What is the capital of this Ilmite'l -ompany?-£2000. There is none euih scrihed. Slurely some shares have been taken 'Ip?-Yes, the landlord has them. He l.mo holds a debenture for £1009. Defendlant explained that formerly he rented a bIloel of flats., furnished them, nd let them out again. He was in this hu.inees for three year, .but he gnot rno profit, and the landlord distrainrdl or rent, and formed a limited cont pi-ty. Judge Cluer mode an order f...