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The Household. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
STRAWBERRY WINE.-Toone quart straw berry juice, add two quarts of water, and two pounds of sugar. Let it ferment eight or ten days, filling up each day with water, then cork it tightly, and keep it in a -cool place. It will be ready' for, use- by Christmas. TONGUE TOAST.-Toast some slices of bread (not very thick); brown evenly on both sides, cut off the crust before toasting the slices. Butter them slightly and grate with a large grater a liberal supply of cold tongue, and spread thickly over the toast. Lay the slices side by side on a large dish and serve for breakfast or lunch. If mustard is relished, it will. be better to put it on as the slices are used. - ROYAL STRAWBERRY ACID.-Tihree pounds ripe astrawberries, two ounces citric acid, one quart water. Dissolve the acid in the water, pour it on the berries, in a stone or glassajar, and set-in a cool place for twenty four hours. Drain and pour the liqlror on three pounds iresh, strawberries. and let it stand twenty-four hours. D...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
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Thirty-nine Boys in Ten Years. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Thirty-nine Boys in Ten Years. Thirty.nine boys I in fifteen years, fifteen of the thirty-nine will be married. Of tbis married numher six will be weeping in secret, and wishing a deep subterraneanr wish that they had '~ast their matrimonial hooks in?, different waters. Of the remaining znine married ones, three will be depending on their muscular wives, or on lamp posts, fora sup port. Three others will be jealous oftheir wives, two with good cause, and -the other with unweariedl persistency, bringing back to the eyes of the miserable woman a vision, which her girlish heart, with a mighty strug gle, had banished from her mind. " Oh I I know you never loved me," he will whine, knowing he lies, " and I think you had better have married that other feller," a triith whlic' the 'poor woman fully appreciates..: Of thie remaining three married ones, one ,iill' be applying for as divorce, and the wife,:ini a cross-bill 'will be charging every 'ddmesic, crime, with every embellishment, and ...
Very Decorous [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
,: young. man w'ho called on ayoung lady in .Redfern the other ev ening was 'su prised to hear from the hall staircase-while waiting for her to appear--" Sister, have you caught the cat ?" The little girl replied : "I'll have her in a minute !" In a' few mo ments the child appeared in the parlor, and, sitting by the fire place, laid the cat on a rug. Pussy seemed to be content with its nest, for the parlor had been warmed in ex pectation' of the coming man. When :the young lady appeared, the little sister bowed polit:ly and went out of the room. Once during the evening the cat started, toward the doorway, but its owner hastily closed the door and sent it back by the fire. The visitor's curiosity could be curbed no longer, and he inquired why.she was so anxious to keep the cat in the parlor. No answer was given at first, but one was insisted 'upon, when she said : '? You must remember, my dear, that at the church meeting two weeks ago the minister said that no young woman should be a...
My Education. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
My Education. The Forum, an American paper, is ;print. ing a series of articles from prominent men, entitled "How I .was Educated." ,Now?I think the men who are not prominent should be heard from on the subject, tand as - I belong to that. very numerous- class, I pro pose to open the ball: ... I was educated jin running away from school by a son of the .teacher, while the minister's son taught me to'swear ' 1 was .taught to let a red-hot.horseshoe atone by attempting to pick up one 'in: a blacksmith shop. It was in a colonial wine-shop, on aSiia day, that I was educated in card playing. I was educdated in -the various kinds obf woods by means of a choice. and.vari? .se lection of switches that the teacher ,always kept on hand,. I was educated'in astronomy by going toi the theatre and observing the stars. I took pride in being educated in writing until I backed abill to accommodate afriend and was compelled to pay the amount. I was educated in book-keeping by lend ing mine and never ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
NE~erft I R"N S J ii Pickl Tnnhl·EE Franes; i S an I Ooee 1Serv ices, .1oa~t it icka; ete.'ettu , A IP .Piltnnruia M·letniKi'ea ~Pot~i. A rt. 1( 1 i " .. 'k'.iI . .ith . d- ... ? LARETTE ?. [; SAnr yianmtiaelie' v?iriety of ''ailring .(Thrity, IA TS, SHIRTS TIES BRIGHT aha HITCHI(0COK'S . IMPOR TERS and FAMILY D RAPERS, Geelong and Lon don, ý.U DMANS' GRAND . HOTEL •.'1 OYSTER AiLOON. . The above Saloon is now open and Fres 1LOysters sanl' Suppers 'inay be lmd'daily up toll? .ni. GEO. A1)MANS. Q .:' UE C 'L F .Quadrille Assembly Meets To-night, Saturday, In the Foresters Hall, At 8:30. OiiESTElIS' HALL, -Qiueenscliff A" PUBLIC BAIL . " Will be held: in the above- haill on Easter IMonday night" ,Doubli-Ticket, is. :V. R.: . DI PARTIENT OF PUB IC `ORKS. ':elbolne, i r "17th Mare. : 187i : l. the Conditions of -Tendering;,, for, V:ictorian Defences-Swan Island construe of Sheds for Naval Torpedo Depot, until Twelve o'clock.on Thursday, 3rd April. P'articulirs may lie learnt:at this off...
Death of Mr. Thomas Stoneman. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Death of IMr. Thomas Stoneman. ,y the death of ,-MrTiomas Stoneman I it im amitted by atll that QeQiensci$f'lf ths lost' 1bio of it s 1? st and s?Arniest': frrie Coi ing here as lbe did :in the earlvdivc he w:is streifk'iwith the be'iuty if the 'plce, siid with its mnuiy:nattiral elvnfitac' Hes. FIe'taer=' f .re' selected that valuablee :Ibl k Icof l?a. 'en h.e .has for so in mny ears .resided uid ai\?,?l :iri Cinconaticni with thle .iWestern Stageq Cuipailn,vi ..lie ethabblielied th?e cnaclhnn -usiness; .?i Stoneman has lifilleci.to, the etktcir all the duie . a nivate- critisen?ai d ,a ?pt .tlmmanr 'is hoYnewas aceiitre ofe ho-spifiality, hiti' wasis never deaf to ain appeal fot assistance towairds. any wiorthyi object ;- his opinion on many subjccts bothiof a public and private nature was much valued andl as freely given. His haibeeu one ?if the most prominent -fig uies in theP couicils offthe boronuai. :ý ODeceas ;ed eat'ered tho.council in the year' 1868, and for the -.lst 19y ...
The Sentinel. SATURDAY, APRIL 2nd, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
ATURDIA Y, -APRIMJ 2nd, 1887. . The treasurer of 'the Bowing -Green' acknowlediceswith thalhks reel ceiptlf:' ~ ginea .'iubscriptionu i from Mr. Jonli Donaghy, M.L.A-. Meimbersa are re quisted to meet on :theground' on Wed-: fiesda-y .-ifternoon, to miake" arranige apnenfstaoplay ff foth rize ciup pre sented l)y. Mr J ,Slieehin. i In answer to a letter from the secretary,t the fol lowing reply 1,as been recei-ed fromin onh of the Sydney bowlihn clubs-"lii answe ..to your letter of t?he 19th inst.,. asking- .for information 'about; coachl grass lieing suitable. for a bowling green; I may tell ybu that the Whole of the greens'over on: this side -are covered %withi nothing else but couch grass, and it seems.to. suit' admirably. Aý' for the water, ,:Iam of opi-nii that it will not kill it, as : we have the.couch growing right down to the water's edge. itithe.harbor, which is silt." We.learn that the son of'th' Earl of Cork Ihas beern reconcileditio his father, and will leave; tbhe.Cliff...
But One Pair of Stockings to Mend To-night. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
But One Pair of Stockings to Mend To-night. An old wife sat by her bright fireside, Swaying thoughtfully to and fro, 'In an ancient chair whose creaky frame Told a tale of long ago; While down by her side, on the kitchen floor, - Stood a basket of worsted balls-a score. The good man dozed o'er the latest news, Till the light of his pipe went out, ,And, unheeded, the kitten, with cunning paws, Rolled and tangled the balls about ; Yet still sat the wife in the ancient chair, Swaying to and fro in the firelight glare.. But anon a misty tear-drop came In her eye of faded bliie, Then trickled down a furrow deep Like a single drop of dew; I So deep was the channel, so silent the stream, The good man saw naught but the dimmed eye beam. Yet he marvelled much that the cheerful light Of her eye had weary grown, SAnd marvelled he more at the tangled balls; So he said in a gentle tone: " I have shared thy joys since our marriage vow, Conceal not from me thy sorrows now.", ,Then she spoke of. th...
How Mrs. Langtry Fences. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
How Mrs. °Langtry Fences. Mrs. Langtry is not an egotistical woman. She is hardly conscious of the beauty of face and form which has been the talk of two hemispheres. Her triumphs as an actress have not made her proud; but there is one thing of which she is vain. It is her skill with foils. The redoubtable Senac'says,she is the most clever feminine fencer he has met with. Servants mnove aside bits of the luxuriant furniture of the great music-room - ma dame's salle d'armes. The rich folds of Chinese yellow silk which separate the re ception-room from the" music-room are drawn close, sunlight streams in the low French windows and sends innumerable tiny shaftsi through the costly yellow laces which screen them. Madame's : audience.,is always feminine. "Madame is,: coming," says madame's maid, and in'another moment a material bit of shapely loveliness enters. " Bon jour, madame." " Bon jour, Monsieur Senac." The little cap goes'twirling on one of the low divans, the crimson cloak parts...
A Phrenological Curio. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
A Phrenological .Curio. Some time ago a back.block farmerof a:an enquiring turn found a large turnip ' in his field of the shape-of a man's head.and withi tefe'iefismblince of the 'fea uresf ' man. Struck with curiosity, he had a cast ipade of it, andtsent the cast to a phrenologist, stat ing that it was i.ken from the head of a celebrated colonial statesman, and requested an opinion thereon. After sitting in judg ment it was reported that it denoteda mnan of acute mind and. deep research; that he had the organ of quick perception and-also of perseverance, with another that indicated credulity. The opinion was transmitted- to the owner of the cast, with a letter request. ing as a particular favor that he would send them the head. To this he politely replied that he would willingly do so, but he was prevented, as he and his family had, eaten it the day before with their-mutton-for din. ner.
Returning the Compliment. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Returning the Compliment. " Mamma," said an innocent of 5 years old, " when I grow to be a woman, will I get mirriei and have a .wedding ?" "I hope so, my dear. Why do you ask ?" said mother. " Bccause, mamma, I shan't ask you to my weddin,." "No! Whynot, Mamie?" "Why mamma. you didn't ask me to yours."
Curious Ways of Making a Living. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Curious' Ways of Making a Living. What a volume could be written upon this subject if one had. the time, and the scope, and the humor l: But it would be almost 'as long as the book written by some German -which took three years, night anhd day, to-read.? n M in all agesand stages of civilization have found the struggle of life a, hard one. Your ordinary man with the gift of perseverance can, by dint of un ceasing industry and economy, manage to keep himself on the surface of this planet for his allotted time in a tolerable way for the first ten or twelve years, and afterwards, perhaps, in comparative comfort and ease. That' is when 'there are not too many ordinary men with the same gifts of perse verance and industry and economy-as in China-to compete with him. When there are, he finds life a hand-to-mouth game at the best-with very little in the hand to carry to the mouth at times. The man with a little spark of genius then comes to the fore. You can find him doing'so in the sculpt...
Hungry Anaxamander. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Hungry Anaxamander. Anaxamander Mahaffey stood at the cor ner.f o one of the main streets, watch ing with wistful eyes the great seething tide of 'humanity surging to and fro,. especially to. Anaxamander was only) a newsboy, a tiny, ragged waif, with large dark eyes like a fawn's, and a dark ecru patch.'on the seat of his trousers. Oh, how hungry he was ! The long, long day had passed and he had -eaten nothing but seventeen b.th buns .aid two mutton pies.;: and yet the children of the rich weie'revelling in all the good and wholesome stuff of:the season. Anaxamander was trying, oh i! so hard, to sell the bundle of papers that he tried to' cover from the driving rain by hiding them beneatli his ragged jacket. It was very pathetic. Suddenly an old gentleman turned the corner grid ran against Anaxamander, kniock ing him in the gutter and out of time. He was a very stout old gentleman, with-a white waistcoat, a broad-brimmed hat. His smile was benevolent and he nodded so pleasantly to A...
Swopping Horses. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Swopping Horses. This is a story told to his spiritual adviser by a guileless potato miner, of Wallacetown, named Dinny Cooley :--" Good morning, Dinny; where did you get the horse ?" asked his reverence. " Well, I'll tell, your rever ence. Some time ago I went to the sale 'yards at Ballarat, not with this horse,'but another horse. Well, sorra a' wan said -to' .me-' Dinny, do you come from the Aist, or do you come from the Westh ?' and when I 'eft the yard there 'wasn't wanl to say 'Dinny, are you gbing to the Aist, or are you going the Westh ?' Well, your reverence, I rode home, and was near Wallace when I met a man riding along the road forninst me. ' Good evening, friend,' sez he. ' Gocd even ing, friend,' sez I. ' Were .ou in at the sale 7' says he. ' I was,' says I. ' Did you sell?' says he. ' No,' sez I. ' Would you sell ' sez he. 'Would ybu buy?' sez I. 'Would you make a` eline "swop ?' sez he; 'horse, bridle, and saddle; and all ?' sez he;: .,:Done,' says I. "'.Well, your re...
Mr. and Mrs. Bowser. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Mr. and Mrs. Bowser. "Shall we go to church to-niorrow?" I inquired of Mr. Bowser the other Saturday night as we were closing up the house and getting ready for bed. "Shall we ?" he echoed, as he stopped pulling off one of his boots to look up. " Mrs. Bowser, you seem to be drifting into heathenism I Of course we'll go to church., It is our duty to set the world an exam ple." " But it is such a job for you to get ready, you know." " I don't know anything of the kind I If I can't get "ready thr*ee times to your once, and with one-tentl the fuss, I'll go off and kick myself to dd~th I While I am not a so-called Christianl, Mrs. Bowser, I propose to respect the Lord's day by going to church and I.suppose you'll do the same." "Oh, I intend to go." " Oh, you did I And perhaps you were ex pecting me to stay at home and saw wood or play cards I" We have breakfast at 8 o'clock on Sunday mornings. 'At half-past seven.I was up, and I called to Mr. Bowser, who lay on the broad of his back with...
Rather Rough. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 2 April 1887
Rather ,Rough. There was a missionary concert at a Rich mond church the other evening, and among other things was a paper on missionary work read by a young lady. When she had finished the leader of the meeting said " We will now sing ' Hallelujah! 'tis done.'" Whereat everybody smiled. "Oh, thank you, dearest William !" effu sively exclamed his young wife when he pre sented her with cash for a new-fashioned head-gear. "You are a Platypus." Then, noting the expression of pain that sprang to his manly brow: " No, no! I mean you are a duck, Bill."