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A PINERO STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
A PINERO STORY, The latest Pinero story is of a conversation which was overheard at ? a i gathering of theatrical people: "I a -- told," said one of the ladies pre sent, "that Mr. - (mentioning a certain comedian) is a man who writes to his wife by every post." "Yes," said a well-known actress, "'he writes a lot of flummery about .:.-the agony of absence, but he has : never sent her a penny. Do you call that kindness ?" "Decidedly !" said Sir iArthur, : "Unremitting kindness," - " Daily .. Sketch," >., Oily marks on the paper which defy the crumb cure may be got rid of by mixing a little pipeclay into a cream ". painting this mixture over the spot, allowing it to dry thoroughly, and then wiping it off. 'A good way to whiten clothes that ,have become a bad colour is to put two or three? slices of lemon in the p opper with the clothes. The rind should be left on. They will make the clothes mhch whiter, and will re move all the stains from poeket handkerchiefs, children's pinafores,...
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, SEPTEMBER, 'Plant Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broc c li, and Celery, also Tomatoes, Mar rows, and other tender plants that were raised on the hot-bed, first hardening those raised under glass by gradual ex posure. Transplant Leeks iq. deep dibble holes made in a drill, so that the stems may be earthed up to blanch as they grow, the holes being left open ex cept a little soil to cover the roots. Thin root crops as soon as the plants araelarge enough to handle. Salt Asparagus beds that are infested with w+eds, using no more than will whiten The following may be sown or a?nted during the month I Artichoke, Jeru- Okra salem Onion Asparagus Seed Parsley Beans, French Parsnip 'Beet, Red Peas Beet, Silver Potatoes Cabbage Radish Carrot Salsify and Scor* Cauliflower sorena CeleryC Sea-Kale Seed Corn, Sweet, or Spinach Sugar Maize Turnip ?iMustard & Cress Green fodder for Cattle-1-Maize, Amber Cane, Sorghum, Mangolds, Oat
FUNNIOSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
FUNNIOSITIES. " -I haven't seen him for a long time, rad of course I don't know much about him now; hbut as a young man he was one of the most wonderful and remarkable persons it was ever my fortune to meet."' "What was there ever ao remarkable about him ?" ** Well, he didn't know anything at all about horse-racing." " A little unusual, but I shouldn't Call ft so very remarkable. I've known others who didn't know anything about horse-racing." " So have I; but this yoang fellow not only didn't know anything about the game, but he knew that he didn't know anything about it. That was the ex traordinary feature of it. Most of them think they know everything about it, yet S-ej know nothing." " "Ito, sit," she exclaimed? stampimg her little foot, " I will never marry you I b1o I make mpyself plain 7" "No," he answered. "In your anuger lou make yourself positively beautiful." ." George, I am yours i" she sighed, at she collapsed in his arms. " Oh, give me "-'twas in rhyme he sighed "Within...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
Nurse Menzies of Mica St., Broken Hill, N.S.W. who has a vast experience in fever and operating cases, and dur;ng her pro fessional career has been associated with some- of ADELAIDE'S LEADING SURGEONS gives her opinion, arter close observation, of the strengthening powers of CLEEME T CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " For months I have reald the testimonies of nurses in the papers, expressing their opinion of the valu able medicine, Clements Tonic. "I qualified for the pro. fession over 40 years ago, and in earlier days I was associated with some of Adelaide's cleverest sur geons. Until 12years ago I nursed in South Aus tralia, and am at present on the Barrier Fields. I ha've had great experi ence, and can endorse the testimonies of the nurses I have read. I have closely noted the effect of medicines upon my patients, and years ago was satisfied Clemenets Tonic had no equal. I amia still of that opinion. Use this as you wish. (Signed) NURSE MENZIEZS." Broken Hill, 24/1/13. Facsimile oforiginal ...
Y.M.C.A. IN CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
Y.M.C.A. IN CAMP. As Mr Bradley (Field. Service, director) and Mr Hanlin (social work director) were passing the 13th A,M.C. quarters on Wednes day, the whole of the company lined up and one of their number called for three cheers for good old Y.M., thus showing the appreciation they have for the work done by the Bal larat Association in camp. The - Association at Broadmea dows camp has been specially re quested by the Cammandant to en large their equipment there, furthex demonstrating the wonderful need this association meets. Mr Bradley was made the recipent of several donations through the week, but none more appreciated than that from Major Natrass (£1 .is). This is a habit the Major has when he meets the Y.M.C.A, in camp, and also ,2 2s from the rank and file of the 13th A..M.C. The association intends to remain with the troops until such time as the camp finally breaks up. So that their work may be more ef-. fective they have erected another large marquee, which is nightly -cr...
THE LARGEST TORPEDO. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
THE LARGEST TORPEDO. The largest size of torpedo at pre sent manufactured by the principal naval powers is the 18in. White head. Its length is 16ft. 1½in. ; its weight about two tons, andT its dia meter 18in. It is not of cigar shape, but is spindle-shaped, and it gets its name from the ray fish named tor pedo. Its effective range depends on the object at which it is discharged, be- - ing from 1,500 3 ards at a rapidly moving object, such as a swift crui ser or torpedo-boat destroyer, up to 6,000 yards at a breakwater or fleet in mooring. The latest form of tor pedo, guided by an instrument called a gyroscope, travels at a rate of thirty knots.-"Ireland's Own." "Do you think Skinner can make a living out there ?" "Make a living ! Why,, he'd make a living on a rock in the middle of the ocean if there was another man on the rock,"
Troop Train Detained CARRIAGES DERAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
Troop Train Detained CARRIAGES DERAILED. The last contingent' of the 71st Regiment passed through the streets of Queenscliff, on Wednesday, en route for home. The troops were naturally in good spirits, and as they marched along the 71st Regi ment band played one of the Rag time quicksteps, and some of those at a distance from the band could not refrain from joining in singing and whistling the well-known air. They knew that at the end of the proposed journey they would be welcomed by home and friends, and all were merry, but an accident happened to the train, which kept' the young soldiers lingering at the station until a late hour, which, be sides being disappointing and un comfortable, meant that many started the journey hungry. It ap pears that during the -shunting, three of the carriages were run through split rails and one of them left the rails, owing, it is said, to a shunter being unfamiliar with the line. A relief gang was organised by Major Edgar, but the derailed carriage...
Pt. Lonsdale Church of England. TEA MEETING AND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
Pt. Lonsdale Church of England. TEA MEETING AND CONCERT. A tea meeting and concert was held in the Point Lonisdale Hall on Wednesday evening last in aid of the proposed new church to be erected -in connection with the Church of England at Point Lons dale. The hall was beautifully ar ranged in a most patriotic manner a:nd presented a nice appearance. The tables, which were neatly set out, served about 150 people. There was a larger number at the concert in the evening,. when musical items were given by Misses Priddle, Mortimer, Gilder, and Hewitson; Mrs Creigan; Messrs Patching, Nicholls and Caithness, and an item by six girls, which was especially appreciated. The. Rev. W. Watson Laidley presided, and thanked all those who had so kindly helped to make the -function such a success, especially- the per formers and those who prepared the tea. After the conclusion of the pro gramme games were indulged in .and the singing of the National Anthem concluded the evening. It is expected that ...
COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
COMMITTEES. The following committees were then appointed: Finance-Mayor Cuzens, Crs Klug, Thwaites and Brinsmead. Baths - Mayor Cuzens, Crs Dewar, Klug, Arkins, Thwaites and Patching. Gardens-Whole council, three to form a quorum. Town Hall-Mayor Cuzens, Crs Arkins, Thomson, Klug, Golightly, Patching, Thwaites, Public Works-Whole council, three to form a quorum. At the invitation of the Mayor, councillors met at the Ozone hotel, when the toasts of 'The Retiring Mlayor,' ' The Mayor,' ' Borough O:icers' and ' The Press' were honored. Mr A. W. Pollock (borough treasurer) and Mr A. N. Mitchell were also in -attendance. Crs Thwaites and Brinsmead were unable to attend. Best wishes were extended to Mavor Cuzens, and hopes expressed that his year of office would be successful in every respect. Mayor Cuzens spoke at length on the work of the. council in the past and what was in front of it, and trusted that everything, both in connection with the'empire and borough, would be steered to a s...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
-FEDERAL ELECTIONS. To-day is polling day, and al though no doubt electors are aware of the fact, not a great amount of interest has been taken in political events leading up to the contest. This is due, of course, to the all-absorbing and momentous topic of war. Especially so has it been the case in Queenscliff, where, with the troops stationed here, hardly anything else is thought of. Still, every elector has a special duty to preform to-day, and every convenience has been made for voting. Besides the ordinary booths at the Town Hall and Pt. Lonsdale, two other booths have been arranged at the Queenscliff fort and at The Narrows, that the troops in camp may vote. These will, no doubt, be well patronised. The booths are open from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m. Mr Cazaly is assistant returning officer for Queenscliff and Mr Jordan for Pt. Lonsdale.- In consequence of the special booths the vote in .Queenscliff will neces sarily be very great. Samuel A. Joy, Queenscliff.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
After the usual winter rest the Cottage-by-the-Sea was re-opened on the 1st inst. Last year a large number of children passed through the home and greatly benefited by the change. Another busy season is expected. A new line of telephone has been erected to relieve the Queenscliff Geelong line taken over by the defence authorities. The public will not again be deprived of tele phonic communication with Geelong and Melbourne, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, For Coughs and Colds, never fails, ls6d. The public of Queenscliff, and especially the State school com mittee, will be pleased to note in to-day's issue that tenders are called for remodelling the sch6ol. This was promised some time ago, and several times since urged by the committee. During the pre sent week a reply was given Mr Farrer, M.L.A., and forwarded Mr Klug, school committee secre tary, that the work would be put in hand soon. The remodelling will be- a big 'work, for which tenders are due to Oct. 15th. Tenders for firewoo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
IN MEMIORIAM. THIWAITES.-In loving remembrance of dear Mother, who went home on Sep tember 5th, 1913. We shall never forget her. -Inserted by, her loving husband, John Thwaites, and flnmily. -. - - . . . .. L--._- -.. Saturday, Sept~mber 5, 19Q.
STILL ONE MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
STILL ONE M?URE, A freckled-faced girl stopped at the post-office and yelled out: "Anything for the Murphys ?" "No, there is not." "Anything for Jane Murphy '?" "Nothing." "Anything for Ann Murphy ?' "No.." "Anything for Bob Murphy ?'" "No, not a bit." "Anything for Terry Murphy ?'" "No,, nor for Pat Murphy, not Dennis ;Murphy, nor Pete Murphy, nor Paul Murphy, nor for any Mur phy, dead, living, born or unborn, native or. foreign, civilised or uncivi lised, savage or barbarous, male or female, black or white, franchised or unfranchised, naturalized or other wise. No, there is positively nothing for any of the Murpheys, either indi vidual, jointly, severally, now and forever, one and inseparable." The girl looked at the postmasnte in astonishment and said, "Please to look if there is anything for Clarence M'urpv.' - - - - -
MAYORAL ELECTION. CR CUZENS UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
MAYORAL ELEGTION. CR CUZENS UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED. A special meeting of the Borough Council was held on Monday morn ing last, there being present Crs Arkins, Cuzens, Klug, Golightly, Thwaites, Patching and Brins mead. Apologies for absence was re, ceived from Mayor Dewar and Cr Thomson. Cr Arkins was elected chairman of the meeting, and informed coun cillors that he had approached Cr Thomson in reference to the posi tion of mayor, but regretted that he was unable to allow his nomin ation owing to pressure of busi ness, especially at 'the present time, Prior to. the business for which the meeting was convened Cr Cuzens welcomed the three coun cillors who were re-elected unop posed, viz., Crs Thwaites, Go lightly and Brinsmead, remarking that the confidence of ratepayers was shown when no opposition had been raised, seeing there were many important questions to be con sidered in the near future. Each councillor briefly returned thanks. On the motion of Cr Thwaites, seconded by Cr Patchi...
THE KITCHEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
THE KITCHEN.' CHERRY JAM.--To llb, cherries Jlb. sugar, to every .G.lb. o.erriea, 1 pint red; currant juice, 1 lb. sugar. S.toue the, cherries, put them in a preserving-pani and boil till the juice is dried up, add the. sugar, erushed to powder, tien the cur r~int juice and the additional sugar, boil together for I hour or till it jellies, which will usually be in about j hour, skim and stir w ll. Crack the stones and add some of the kernels to flavour the jam; pour into pots, cover .wherl quite cold. APRICOT Ju.-To 1lb. fruit ilb, sugar. Split open the apricots, and take out the stones, lay the apricots flat on a dish, letting the skin be nearest the dish . cover with part of the sugar, finely crushed, leave them 4 or 5 hours till the juice begins to run, put them in a pre serving-pan, add the rest of the sugar, and boil quickly for 20 minutes; break some of the stones, blanch the kernels, and add to the preserve ; pour Into pot.. and cover in the usual way. RHUBARB JAM.-To every I...
Church News. Services on Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
cOuroa News. Services on Sunday. CHURCH OF. ENGL-AND Preacher -Rev. W. Watson I;Tidlay, Th.L. METHODIST CHURCH - Preacher, Rev. P. E. Mallalieu, Pt. Lonsdale, 3, Rev, P. E:. 1allalieu, R.C. CHURCH Masses 9.30 Evening devotions, 7. ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Preacher-Rev. Smith MacBain. Communion at morning service, -ea -~a~~~~~n
SOLD ONCE MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
SOLD ONCE MORE. They met in a beautiful room in a large hotel. One of them was pale as a ghost, the other blushed red as a cherry. Presently. they came together, and although many pairs of eyes were watching them, they kissed. They seemed perfectly happy, but only for a few short, seconds. A big man swaggered towards them. His face wore a determined frown. Raising the stick he carried he struck one sharp blow, Oh, the pale one was sent spinning away. There was no crying ; no grief at the parting. 'Nobody fainted. Nothing happened.! You see billiard balls are used toc that kind of thing.
MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN HOLLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
AHRRIAGE GUSTUOMS IN HOLLAND. ------+- A curious old custom still exists in many provinces of Holland. If a young man is in love with a girl, and wishes to ask her hand in mar riage, he goes about it in the follow-. ing manner. He buys a small sweet cake, and, wrapping it up in soft paper, proceeds to the house of his inamorata; upon his arrival, he is ushered into the midst of the family circle ; without a word, he Walks up to the young lady he wishes to make his wife, and lays the cake on the table before her. The rest of the family affect not to notice anything unusual, and continue their work, or their reading. The young man turns aside and talks to the father or mother on some very ordinary sub ject, keeping his eyes eagerly fixed on the girl's face while he is conversing. If she accepts his offer, she takes up the cake and eats it. Sometimes. though Dutch, she is coquettish, and tortures the young man by turning it over and playing with it, before she decides to bite it, and t...
BIG DEALS. Some Famous Spot-Cash Transactions. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 5 September 1914
BiG DIEAL. Some Famous Spot-Cash Transactions. The sudden purchase of the Picca lilly Hotel for the sum of £500,000 Is a remarkable instance of a huge concern changing hands .in a few moments. It was easy enough for Mr. Mallaby-Deeley to draw a cheque ror half a million, but the compli cated nature of the deal is only ap a?rent when one tries to realise what half a .illion of money really is. But half a million down is by no means a record. There have been numerous sales of great English es tates during the last twenty years, and more than £500,000 hus been paid on at least two occasions. One es tate alone-the Kensiagton-realised over £600,000; and the whole trans action did not cover two hours. Even within the past three months two estates changed hands for :1250,000 apiece, Mr. Pierpont Morgan has been as sociated with many big deals Somi years ago he was shown a collection of old masters, and promptly pur chased the lot for one millior pounds sterling, drawing a single cheque for...