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Influential Paper. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
I n IIfluential Paper. "'an+ .; To the Editor. SI l,-Allow me to informi you that .after a w:varm discussion among commer cial mnen which took place at the Queens. 'cliff Sboial the other eveniig ?is to which iwaspth most inti iuential: pael in. the colony; opinion was, equally divided between the. Queenscliff Sentinel, and 'the Argus 'Yours; etc.; TRUTH. [Why drag in the Argus ?-Ed. sen tinel.]: ] . WELLS' " ROUGII ON CORNs;"--Ask for \ells' "Roulgh oi Coins." Qiuic relief, com plete, peri:uionae curo. Corns, wars, buniono Moses, Muss & Co., Sydney, General Agents When lay is dead and.lthe sunny hours Are all asleep 'mid the'dreaniy flowers, The Quccenscliff winter is vcly mild.
Correspondence. THE LIBRARY. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
Correspondence. .-:, . ,.· .. - -:0:------- ' THIE LIBRARY. ,To the Editor. + r:;Sir,~-In :regard *to your- .,orrespond entl-Asmodeus.whiich 'anuehred in !last' week's Seiii'el,'I wiish to state that ' it! is a most, unusual thing for a member of a small meeting,met -to consider im portant businiess, to a'iike a burlesque f ,,t w hgo le Ipc e ed i n g pynU l-i pal.obeet .,in writing l is .to,: lok.athis sisggestions` -that the, present 'site??of thelibrary'should be sold, the proceeds of mwlic, wvih the moniy in hiiadn ould allow, a superior- structurte to :e: erectedi in the c bun.ils:l'reserve. :Now, sir,'i.ini dhpii ii~aioii'gi' the::lvritiing in':Asiniodieus' .luteretith your leader . dealin with;ti;e .library;questio. published io the, .23rd' ultimo, :I, find a :inost remarkable re sembilanice in the style of writinig' and I conclude' that they are one and the e. o that I am, therefore, shocked to see the. dissimulation, and inconsis tency of seiititient made, for the very purp...
Sports Club Social [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
The above, which was given :'ti':tli ladiessof QUe>.ce.iPief for thericu vid , sel;vi iendllered to the 'clnbii colln'ec tion".with the bazaa.r anid otler entet tailiefits was held at the IIyidi'-iote oni wedesly' last :The i'irfiawwas 'ai uinmetie success, and.t relectis.great ciretJ oni, th;e ollicers-.and. commititee. of thil S iof'tsClub; wiho sparesd o pains;in pro vidingr for the comifdort of all. ' Thie niigh was not all-that::could be desired, heave showers falling during the evening, bu the cooniiiasoe were reiad tor occasiot and had onei of.obb s busset encgage, to convey tlie:guests to tlhe;.scene of en joyment?:,: ''le; dinin?g iroom, in whicl the. dancing :took place", ii' tastefull decorated ii?;h;;. evergreens and flowers! At the vpperi.end of ;thelall the letter Q.S.C.S.,.denaoting. Queensclilf Sport; Club Social;weire prettily, ar ranged with ivy leaves,tipped ied leri nifu'i. Beauti. ful wreatlistaiso extuedea from one ein to the other",which gave;t!l.ropi?nm a ...
Fables from Æsop. VII. THE FOX AND THE CRANE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
Fables from Esop. VII. THE FOX AND THE CRANE. A fox one day;,hospitably ink: lined, sent ah; invitation to his neighbour the crane (Memo.;-The paper was ink lined, not the fox) .to come and. breakfast with him, no doubt ultimately with the intention of break 'fasting on, and not with him. The innocent crane got himself up in his Sunday-go-to: meeting clothes, polished his beak beak-ause he expected plenty of maxilliary work, and arrived at the fox's abode, having ren-ard all the way; but this astute quadruped, just as(t)ute expect, had provided soup in a souperlatively flat dish, which the crane,-as you'd soupose, thought dishgraceful; for, whereas the fox could lick it with ease and his'tongue, the crane's long bill (like all bills) was always in the way, but never in the soup. However, he expressed no surprise at this soup rise; but, some time after, invited the fox to supper, which he suppervised him self. It consisted of capers in a long bottle; and when the fox found he wasn't ...
Our Evening Party. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
Our Evening Party. Swallow-tails whirling; Painted fans twirling, Golden locks curling ::O'er shoulders of snow; Galopades tinkling, . Lovey eyesl inkling Dowagers wrinkling Disdain of the show. Young lovers prattling, i" i . , Card players battling,: l f i :r Old fogies rattling For ices and fruit ; Wine glasses clashing, ' W Light sallies flashing, Swift waltzers dashing : Showing their boots. Fair mhaidens teasing, Coaxing or squeezing-- : 'Melting or freezing, Charming are they; Ogling and glancing, iFlirting and dancing;. Cupid advancing To ipeet them half way. Rapture o'er flowing, Rosy cheeks glowing, Until like going -.:: :There's nobody seems; ' Guerdon of Fate it is " STh'at's how we state it is " "' Bless us, how lateit is 1" Coaches--and dreams.
Too Much Joy. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
.,Since we astumed tlhe editorship of, this journal we have been the recipient of enough j presitis to stock a& church ba'aar. It' was ' oinly the other day we listened'to a conversa- I tion betweeriour landlady, and.:afair creature who called to get our size for a new pair of 1 shppers ; we give it verbatim.? Fair caller : "You see,' I Wanted 'to work 'Mr. Tidbits a;pair'of islippers, and I thought l you might lend me one .of his old shoes to get ,the size.": "Landlady : Law I miss, the shoes is all a-giveni out four days ago, and it w?as o?i?. yesterday miorning a lady; asiahad heer'd 'hii-shoes' was all bespok~, came 'heire a-im . ploring of me to let her measure the wet .marks in the gentleman's bathroom imme diately he had gone out." The captain of the s, s. " Rodondo" reported some time ago ,meeting with somei' heavy weather between Sydney and Newcastle, and whirlen he arrived a't the latter port the water in the river Hunter -was so-high that the Rodondo's :captain- (...
Not Filling. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
Not Filling. : An'Arab chief attended the opera. of 'Fau'st," 'and rather liked it ; but'was much amused,' he said, by " one of the musiciansin :÷the, orchestra, seated a little higher than the rest,,ho.performed, on aninvisible instru. inent with a little stick:"' It wasthe con dnetbr that amused liim most: Operatic inusic somewhat resembles the taste for tomatoes. Comparatively fewitake kindly, to either at the start, but can eventu! tily learn to like tlem, and like them real well.' An eminiiet "healthihinta? man says toiiiatoes should never' be taken except as' a medicine--a ;prophylactic, if we recollect .rightly,~though 'it may have been a diuretic or soporific-and in this respect opera music bears out the resemblance. There isnotiiig filling about it; ;, " '
Hash. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
SHash. ~' ; s S"Why weretheN.S.WV..contingent like an ,unmarried girl of twenty 7" " Because they: ,both wishd for aihengagement."-(Perhaps ?) "' Why was\Byron'like atiEsquimauix"l' "Because.he was always fond of. Greece. " Oh' I Robert, will you take me to MelI bourne;? The Adelaide, excursion fares are -on -" No ; .I had enough bother with' ou the ldst- tirie 'It:' ook? you 'so I' won't ,ad(d)a laid(y).to ourpartythlifitimie." } There was nothing" so very wonderful in. 'Joshua mnakling the isun 'standl'stilh Why ? ;some k fathers make ,s.their asons, stand }till everyday, and beat them intothe bargain. That-beats Joshua. •, L?ast Sunday'the' sermobnwas sd~affedting thatthe whole: congregationweree,in tears, ;the parson iimself, ald-the usher at the door; .makinig'it,trtie or onice that an' (a) islewas ,su'rroundi d bywater. ý ·'. \'- . t . ! An old :yoman,reading; of a :builletin of health, ancd imagining. it.to be something likely to'`do a'sický persoi. good, bought a number. of ...
What is it All About ? [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
-What is it All About? ? Very few peoplelunderstand the mission in, life of the sb-called '".society" paper. It panders to the vanity of the few who,.are blessed with a plentiful supply of this world's goods, and it contains a good deal of valuable information on subjects which would other wise remain a deep mystery. Glancing over the columns of one last week, I was startled to observe this interesting item of news: '" Chemisettes and plastrons of tulle gauze or embroidered prape are most'fashionable forerevening .wear. They are also made in goldlace, adorned witheembroidery repiesinht ing flowers." Now, this just shobws youitlihe actual value of. a' societypi?er. It is quite interesting to kniiio that chemisettes are fashionable jist now,,-ibUtiit is "stilimore: interesting:to find out that t"plat'r6iis ofitulle'. go-with them:'Idon't'exactly'know what a plastron of tulle is, but I suppose it must beperfectly respectable or it could never have obtained such a solid footing with the...
A Poser for the Official. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
A Poser for the Official. A good story is told of a certain irominent railway official, who is equally renowned for his ability to make and take a joke. A rail way employe, whose home is in the country, applied to him for a pass to visit his family. "You are in the employ of the, Govern ment 7" inquired the gentleman allud?kdto. "Yes." * " " You receive your pay regularly ?" cc "Yes." : . 1 "Well, now ;suippose you were working for a famner' instead of the Government, would you expect your employer: to take out his horses every Saturday night and carry you home 7" This seeeii?eda poser, but:iV wasn't. -"'NoO,' said the man .promptly,' I ibuld not expect; that;. but; if; the farmer had his horses out, and,was going my way, I should call him a veryimean fellow if he would not let me ride."-' . " The employ eamnie out three minutes after wards with a pass. good:for.twelve months.
Bosh, Bubbles and Bunkum. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
Bosh, Bubbles and Bunkum. BY YJEiPF AEBR. i(From Australian t1t-Bits.) Another Queen's Birthday has come and gone. I drank her health a good many.times ; in fact,:too many; and at every drink I murmured, '. The Queen, God bless her," and she deserves to be blest. . Under her benign rule. we :have lived contented and happy; Those that haven't have probably only them selves to blame. Only under such a rule as hers could Australia have become great, and produced such men as Dalley, Jack Robert son, Graham Berry, Service, Sargood, and last, but not least, the editor of Tit-Bits. I therefore, again repeat a toast that all good men. and true have. nodoubt drank in foam God blessiheir I" 'i " iA-friend' of ine'', pbssessing immense wealth, *ade in mniingaspeculation, speak-' ing. of societyj here,,;aysthat:Mellbourne is the nost inhospitable city in the6ifl d.~ e, has "inst charming family, consisting.oftwo' biht iintelli t grlsantwo well-edu cat~id sois, adalthough living:lii a fashion ab...
A Gentle Hint. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
A Gentle Hint. I heard a gentleman remark the other day that you could always tell a gentleman by the way he blows his nose. This may be con sidered a society item. It is not my way of ascertaining whether or not a man is a gentle man.. His definition, however, reminded me of a good story told of a member of the'house. He had often been offensive to those who sat next to him by his' manner of blowing his nose with his fingers and expectorating in a reckless manner under the desks. In the language of my society critic, he was no gentleman. His neighbor happened to be a gentleman' of great heartedness, and carried a handkerchief. He was excessively annoyed and was often divided in his mind as to whether he should pull thehandkerchief or 'insult his tormentor. ' Finally h! decided on the more peaceful course, and, purchasinig a dozen good handkerchiefs,-placed themin the no gentleman's desk. As it was just before the Queen's Birthday, the no gentleman was not surprised or offended. He ...
Lides to Bary Jade. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
tifdesrto BaiJTadie. The bool is:bedlig brighdly1, lob, The sdars are shidig too, 'TWhile Iibigazing dreadbily, ',ifBtd thigkig, love, of you:; :,, Y; You.caddot-oh, you caddot kdow;. €, By, darlig??how I biss you- . (Oh, whadt a' fearful cold I've got S k-1tiih-iif Okck-tish-i !) Tlti'.fsittigid th arbour ! -lve, - I: ,Where youi sat by byiside, h, ":head od .that calb, autubdal dight :: ,, ou said you'd be by bride. Oh; for wud bobedt to caress Add tede;rlyto kiss ydi But'do ; we're beddy biles apart-; . (Ho-rash-o.l :Ck-ck-tisgh-.u l)., S.sThis charbig evedig brigs to bide pi ";,The tibe whed first we bet ;: It seebs budt odlly yesterday, : tlhigl? I see you yet. .i ' Oh; tell be, ab Isdill your owd'?. ,. By hops, oh, do dot,dash theb I .,. S(Confoud by cold, 'tis gettidg. worse Ck-tis-u 1, Ck-ck-thrash-eb ?) Good-bye, by darlig Bary Jade, The biddight hour is dear, Add it is ha'dly wise, by lobd, For be to-ligger here : The heavy dews are fallig fast, A fod good dight I wish you...
Queenscliff State School. No. 1190. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 13 June 1885
Queenscliff State School &nbsp; &nbsp; No. 1190 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Report of Result Examination held on the 27th and. 28th May, 1885, by A. Stewart Esq., Inspector of Schools. &nbsp; Sound progress has been, made, and the programme is ,followed : &nbsp; I am very much pleased with the inter est displayed in their work by both teachers and scholars. The Infant Class is well taught. The attainments of the scholars are much above the average. Their singing deserves special mention. &nbsp; The penmanship of the school fully maintains iis commendable character. The evolutions in military drill are executed ,with smartness, and precision. 100 per. cent. recommended. &nbsp; The tone of the school is very good. The records are correctly and very neatly kept and completed...