The Beresford-Percy Scott incident (remarks the "Daily Mail" of 18th November) over "paint-gunnery" signals in the Channel Fleet has let loose ...Article : 636 words
"How will you know when you have really crossed the pole?" said a Washington debutante to Walter Wellman. "Oh, that's easy," responded Mr Wellman, carelessly. ...Article : 1,290 words
The history of Dartmoor as a convict prison, says Mr Basil Thompson, is the history of penal servitude. It was in 1850 that the first batch of convicts was ...Article : 1,982 words
Mocha Cake.—Required: Two eggs, two ounces of caster sugar, two ounces of fine flour, a teaspoonful of baking-powder, three ounces of butter, seven ...Article : 1,072 words
King Alfonso paid a surprise visit to the Soldiers and Sailors' Help Society, in Brompton road, on 28th November, to see the amusing cartoons of the ...Article : 406 words
Which is better for a girl, asks a contemporary, to be educated at a boarding-school or at home? Before considering the advantage of a school ...Article : 1,073 words
The Paris "Daily Mail" of 20th November reports as follows:— Mlle. Lison Welsch, otherwise known as "La Belle Lison," the woman for ...Article : 283 words
From New York on Monday, 25th November, the correspondent of the London "Daily Mail" wrote:— A disastrous fire to-day destroyed the ...Article : 235 words
A mysterious tragedy was discovered at Nottingham on Saturday morning, the body of a man with his throat cut being found in a pit off a passage in ...Article : 408 words
We (the London "Times" of November 29th) regret to record the death, as the result of a motor-car accident at Frimley on Sunday, of Major-General Sir ...Article : 854 words
One of the most far-reaching schemes making for a healthy race has been inaugurated by the publication of the Board of Education plan for the ...Article : 483 words
The only mistake the German Emperor has made since he came among us is ruthlessly pointed out by the "Local Government Journal." In his ...Article : 363 words
Like other countries of high industrial development (writes the "Westminster Gazette") Germany has become a field for alien immigration. There are many ...Article : 173 words
The family of Bentinck, from which the Duke of Portland descends, was settled many centuries ago in the Duchy or Guelder. In those days the name ...Article : 254 words
The following may be of some use to the young housekeeper, as one unaccustimed to technical terms often wonders what so-and-so means:— ...Article : 170 words
In the Chancery Division on 14th November Mr. Justice Kekewich reserved judgment in the application by the Trenby Corporation to ...Article : 117 words
Ellen Terry writes in "M.A.P."—apropos of her perfomances as Portia. I don't remember when Tom Mead first played the Doge, but I remember ...Article : 215 words
Hangnails can be cured if the ends of the fingers be rubbed with sweet oil as far down as the first joint. Neuralgia may very often be relieved ...Article : 333 words
Supporters of the liquor traffic and enthusiastic temperance advocates are agreed upon one point—the method of washing glasses in most of the hotels in ...Article : 133 words
We are all tired of the plea that are is not, nor ever can be, for the young peason; that as a render especially she is entitled to no consideration ...Article : 87 words
Uniform as worn by the average West End nurse of the day is a travesty of what should be a becoming costume. When one sees soiled aprons worn in the ...Article : 81 words
Mr Keir-Hardie may be a great man. He is a large-hearted man. He has come all the way from England to see the actual situation in India. We are ...Article : 69 words
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