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PRICELESS SILENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
PRICELESS SILENCE. Young Man : "Sir, I have come to demand the hand of your daughter." Banker : "Sir, what do you mean, you young " Young Man : "Hor hand, sir, is the price of my silence." Banker : "This insolence is unbear able. George, call a policeman!" Young Man : "One moment, sir. You mistake. I know nothing o! your affairs, and do not for a mo ment imagine that you have been guilty of any wrong-doing. The si lence I allude to is of another sort. I am the young man who practices the cornet in the boarding-house next door." Banker : "Oh, take her, my sod, and be happy !"
DISLIKED KISSING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
DISLIKED KISSINCi Little Harry disliked being iiS85(i One day he had been kissed a lot Then, to make matters worse on ing to the picture palace in the evea | ing, instead of his favourite cowbov and Indian pictures, there was noth | ing but a lot more, hugging and kiss , ing. He returned home comply | out of patience with the whole tribe '.of women. j After he had been tucked into bed ! mother came in to kiss him good : night. He refused. Mother begged I and begged, till in disgust he turned j to his father, 'who was standing at [the doorway looking on, and said: "Daddy, for heaven's sake, give thii woman a kiss."
WISE AND OTHERWISE. THE TRUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
WISE ard otherwise *— the truth. Two friends were talking over ^ good fortune oI a mutual ac^,,. tance who had succeeded in g&jnj. the hand of a rich girl. "I didn't think Edward had it jB him," said one friend. "It mttJl have taken a lot of diplomacy on hi, part to win out in that venture." "Oh, 1 don't know !" Baid ^ other. "As a matter of fact, I hap. pen to know that he told her th« simple truth !" "You don't say eo ?" "Yes ; he told her he couldn't Ik, without her."
CRYSTAL PALACE PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
CRYSTAL, PALACE PUDDING.' For thia recipe you require i-oz. of Cox's instant powdered gelatine, £-pint of milk, 2 teaspoonfulB corn flour, 2 ounces sugar, yolks of 2 eggs, £ teaspoonful vanilla essence, a few preserved cherries. Put the gela tine into a saucepan, and add one cup of the milk, the sugar, and the cornflour mixed with the remaining milk. Boil for five minutes, stirring all the time. Remove from the fire, add the vanilla and the beaten yolks of the eggs. Mix thoroughly, and pour into a" wet mould. When set turn out and decorate with the cherries. i __
POTTED PIG'S CHEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
POTTED PIG'S CHEEK. Get a large pig's head, cleaned, and Bplit ; remove the brains, and cut off the ears. Put the head in salt and water, and leave all night; then drain it, and boil slowly until the bones easily come away. Remove the skin carefully, and mince the meat while hot. Season with salt and pep per, and add a little nutmeg and mace. Press the minced meat into a mould, and put a, weight on it. When it is cold you will find it is quite firm.
CORN BREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
CORN BREAD. Thi6 is made with that nice bright yellow Indian meal, and you must mix a cupful of it with J cupful of flour. Add two teaspoonfuls of bak ing powder, i teaspoonful salt, and 1 teaspoonful of Bugar. Rub in a level tablespoonful of butter, and add the beaten yolks of two eggs, and li cupful milk. Lastly, beat in the whisked whites of the eggs, and bake in a quick oven for half an hour.
BREAKFAST MUFFINS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
BREAKFAST MUFFINS. Try these, and you will often have them on your breakfast table :—Mix 2 teaspoonfuls of baking powder with 2 cupfuls of flour ; add 1 teaspoonful of salt, i cupful sugar, and rub in 1 tablespoonful of butter. Stir a beat en egg into 1 cupful of milk, and mix with the flour. Pour into well greas ed small tins, and bake in a hot oven for twenty minutes.
The Breeding of Lions. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
The Breeding of Lions, The recent birth of a litter of lion cubs iir the Scottish Zoological Gar dens is one of the most interesting occurrences that has taken place there, either regarded by itself or as forming the first of a probable suc I cession of similar events. In capti vity the lion seems to breed by far the most freely of the large cats, or, indeed, of any of the wild cats, and litters are produced not only in es tablished zoological gardens, but also quite frequently in travelling mena geries, though some institutions are much less successful than others in I this matter, owing, probably, to i there being something essential lack j ing in situation or treatment. The institution which has been successful far beyond all others in the breeding ; of lionB is the Zoological Garden at Dublin, which has become famous for its "lion industry," as it has been termed, and derives a considerable financial benefit from it. Dublin has sent lions—not only to collections in Europe and Am...
Early Cutting Tools. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Early Cutting Tools. . « j Among the relics coming from all ! parts of the world, says the author of a monograph entitled "Sharpen ing atones : History and Develop ment." issued by the Pike Manufac turing Co., of America, showing, the life, manners, and customs of pre historic races, sharpening stones are koften in evidence. The first stones would seem to have been merely out croppings of Bandstone or other rock possessing abrading qualities. In those early days it was doubtless : customary for primitive man to make frequent pilgrimages to the source of supply, for . the sake of keeping his cutting tools in good condition. Then came the desire to have these stones near at hand, that they might be available for immediate use, and large pieces were broken off and car ried or dragged away to considei'able distances. It will interest our tool specialists in the trade to know that the first written "record of the use of ( sharpening stones was found in the Bible in the 13th chapter of 1 ...
Ladies' Column. CARROT SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Ladies' Column. " ♦—— CARROT SOUP. Get either a email shank of veai or a hind shank of mutton. Break the bone, and boil slowly in three ! quarts of water for two hoars. This should be done the- day before the i soup is required. Wash and boil 10 j or 12 carrots. When quite tender rub J of! the skins, and mash the carrots i smoothly, or pass them through a fine sieve. Stir the; pulp onto the j Btock, and boil gently for about half ! an hour. Season with salt and pep : per, and at the last minute add a j tablespoonful of minced parsley.
Marconi on Coming Warfare. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Marconi on Coming Warfare. -• The next war will most certainly be more scientific. Engines of des truction are bound to grow more enormous and fantastic, and Mar coni has recently stated that elec tricity has great surprises in store for us. Electricity has infinite power yet it has not yet been employed as au arm of destruction. "I don't say we shall see in the future battle fields without guns, rifles, grenades, or bombs, but theoretically it is pos sible. It is obvious that, if electrical apparatus could be invented to throw out waves such distances as to blow up powder, we should see some extraordinary things. One man placing two wires in. contact might blow up battleships at sea, muni tion depots and arsenals in a single minute. Suddenly, as though with a magic wand, ammunition boxes would blow up on the battlefield and shells explode in the very mouths of guns. Cartridges would spontane ously go off in the soldier's belt. This would mean a reversion to bayonet or sword fightin...
PARSNIP BALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
PARSNIP BALLS. Some people do not care for this vegetable plainly served, but this re cipe is worth trying :— Wash, peel, and boil two or three parsnips, and when done mash them smoothly with a seasoning of salt and pepper. Add a tablespoonful of warmed butter and 1 tablespoonful of milk. Mix well, add half a beaten egg; form into balls, dip into the remainder of the egg, cover with breadcrumbs, and fry in very hot fat.
KEDGEREE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
KEDGEREE. This forms a very good high tea dish, and i8 on that account exceed ingly popular. You require equal •j quantities of cold cooked fish and ■ boiled rice, about a cupful each. You i also must have one hard-boiled egg j and a little butter. Melt the butter 1 : and add the fish and rice well mixed, i the fish to be broken Bmall. Stir un- j 'til quite hot ; season with salt and . pepper ; pile up on a hot diBh ; cut ; j the egg iji, slices, rub the yolk through j a sieve, and sprinkle it over the rice i i and fiBh ; then place the white of egg i j in small heaps round the dish.
Newstead. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 8 August 1916
Newstead. Mr Batista Gereasoni, with his wife and daughter, were returning to Newstead &nbsp; from Maldon on Mondav afternoon, when the horses took fright near Mr Merlo's and bolted. The occupants were thrown out on to the road. Mrs Gervasoui and daughter were severely injured, and were conveyed to Mr Merlo's residence, where they are now under treatment. Mr Gervasoni escaped with a few bruises. The vehicle was badly damaged. The remains of Mrs. Macdermid, who died on Friday last. were conveyed to Melbourne for intermtut on Saturday. Much sympathy has been expressed for the Rev. W. Macdermid and family in their bereavement.
HOW CHESHIRE CHEESE IS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 August 1916
HOW CHESHIRE CHEESE IS MADE. —; i There are three different. modes of. cheese-making- followed in Cheshire, j known as (1) the early-rij>ening, (2) j the medium-ripening, and (3) the late ripening processes. ! The early-ripening method is gener- , ally practiced in the spring until the , middle or end, of April ; the medium j from that time until late autumn ; or until early in June, when the late ripening process is adopted and fol lowed until the end of September, changing again to the medium pro cess as the season advances. The late ripening process is not found to be suitable to follow either in the Bpring or late autumn. The utensils requisite are a milk vat, curd knives, curd mill, cheese moulds, cheese hoops, cheese stools, curd shovels," cheese presses, milk pails, pans, etc. The milk vat is an oblong vessel, about 20 inches deep and 30 inches wide, mounted on four wheels, and suited in size to the number of cows kept. It is double cased, the inner case being of beBt stee...
THE BANANA AS A WORLD. POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 August 1916
THE BANANA AS A WORLD. POWER. j In a lecture on "Tropical Vegetable : Poods," delivered at the New York i Botanical Garden, and afterwards i published in the oflicial journal of the | garden, the lecturer, Mr. 1-1, IT. . Rusby, says "Of all the tropical j vegetable foods, indeed most impor tant of all vegetable foods, is the . banana, destined to become eventual ly the chief food of the poorer clas ses of the entire world. The ripe ba nana, while a delicious dessert fruit, is not adapted to use as a common food, by virtue of its strong and sweet flavour, and also its relative indigestibility. The same fruit, how j ever, boiled, baked, or roasted, when about three-fourths grown, has very , j much the flavour of a baked, potato, with scarcely any sweetness, and is nutritious, non-cloying, and perfectly digestible. The amount of this food .that can be grown on an acre per year is so much in excess of any other as to make any comparison with other crops rather ridiculous." As evidence o...
PART TWO—CHAPTER III. THE MAN WHO VANISHED. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 August 1916
PART TWO—CHAPTER III. THE ItfAN WHO VANISHED. In a private dining rodm in Ver celli's suburban restaurant two men were seated. That the termination of their dinner, the remnants of which still " were on the table, had by no means ended their discussion was ap parent in the face of either ; for both were exceedingly pale, and a repast presumably begun in friendship was terminated in enmity, . openly and viciously pronounced. "We may as well speak plainly to the end, Mr. Elgin, and come to a final decision," one was saying, toy ing with the knife beside his plate. "I have told you precisely- how the matter stands, and its adjustment will rest entirely with you. That you loaned the hundred thousand dollars ; to Colonel Bardolph I suspected the moment that I heard he had. been able to raise that amount over all his other mortgages. He could not have produced further security, for a hundredth part of that sum. All that he possessed, and all that he could raise, had been invested in the B...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) WHO KILLED PAUL CRUBER? A THRILLING NICK CARTER DETECTIVE STORY. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PART. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 August 1916
' (ALL RIGHTS ■ RESERVED.) # WHO KILLED # PAUL CROBER ? ,, , . .. T— ♦ : A THRfLLIKG NICK CARTER | DETECTIVE STORY. By the Author of "A Bold Game," -'"Caught In Their Own Trap," etc. 8YN0PSIS OP PREVIOUS PART. A cab pulls up at the residence of Colonel Thomas Bardolph, on River side Drive,'New Yor.r. As the cab-| man opens Ihs door he is horrified to find that the passenger has been stabbed through the heart. The body j is taken to the rooms of an under taker, .and Nick Garter, v;ho his bem , told off to m?.ke inquiries, carefully • studies the dead, men's eye through a ' lens. He abruptly departs, informing the policeman on duty that he is go ing to the house on Riverside Drive.
CHAPTER V. BROUGHT FACE TO FACE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 August 1916
CHAPTER V. BROUGHT FACE TO FACE. They stood intently listening, the three in the reception room. For a moment only the joyous laughter of the young people in the distant room reached their strained ears. Through, the brilliantly-lighted hall and by the open door the tall figure of the but ler moved with stiff and silent so lemnity to answer the bell. The moment passed, and he return ed, halting sedately on the threshold. "A gentleman to see Colonel Bar dolph, madam," he said. "His card,, John ?" "He gave me no card, if you please, madam ; and when I told him that1 Colonel Bardolph was not at home, he said that his business was of seri ous importance, and asked if I would inquire where Colonel Bardolph could be found." "Serious importance !" echoed Mrs. Bardolph, with countenance growing pale and anxious. "Get the gentleman's name," said Edna, with strange abruptness. "I will withdraw," suggested Elgin, j "No ; wait. We may need" your ad- j .vice," protested Mrs. Bardolph. The butler...
CHAPTER IV. THE HOUSE ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Maldon News — 11 August 1916
CHAPTER IV; THE HOUSE ON RIVERSIDE DRIVE. ' Joy and sadness, pleasure and pain, life and death, the comedy and tra gedy of human existence—these tread close upon the heels of one another, oftentimes approaching stealthily and silently,, and not infrequently, turning the glory of midday into the gloom of darkest night almost "without ■warning. Both sunshine and shadow were in the house on Riverside Drivo — sun shine for the many, shadow for the one. At a desk, • in the solitude of her chamber, a charming apartment, adorned with exquisite feminine taste, the eldest daughter of Colonel Tho mas Bardolph was seated. She had turned twenty by nearly four years. She was .rather over me dium height, with a beautifully rounded figure that rigid training in the school of physical culture had equipped with well-developed muscles along with flesh. Her grace and beauty, were striking. Her hair and' complexion were moderately dark, her features firm and regular, evinc ing a lofty character and a s...