NEWS


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NEWS

Abbreviation for:
Nights, Evenings and Weekends Service (Out of Hours)
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When a small child is lost, or a convict has escaped from prison, or the forest is on fire, or some menace from the weather is at hand, the telephone bells clang out the news, just as the nerves jangle the bells of pain when the body is in danger.
One farmer had kept his barn from being burned down by telephoning for his neighbors; another had cleared five hundred dollars extra profit on the sale of his cattle, by telephoning to the best market; a third had rescued a flock of sheep by sending quick news of an approaching blizzard; a fourth had saved his son's life by getting an instantaneous message to the doctor; and so on.
He became alarmed at the news in this, and went again to Waterloo station to find out if communication were restored.
Certainly this news excited people intensely, whatever their previous apathy.
At any rate, his news to-night has given me a better insight into the life down here," Joan said.
Defoe was one of the first to change this, to write articles and comments upon the news.
It contained very little news and many articles, and when we turn these worn and yellowing pages we find much that, interesting in those days, has lost interest for us.
Influenced by these representations, the British government ordered the frigate Phoebe to be detached as a convoy for the armed ship, Isaac Todd, which was ready to sail with men and munitions for forming a new establishment.
At the same time he heard that the Beaver had made good her voyage from New York to the Columbia.
Full of thanks, and full of news, Miss Bates knew not which to give quickest.
that is quiteI suppose there never was a piece of news more generally interesting.
As far as Gania was concerned, it might have been supposed that the news had come through Varvara Ardalionovna, who had suddenly become a frequent visitor of the Epanchin girls, greatly to their mother's surprise.