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THE NEW GRAMOPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
THi NEW GRAMOPHONE. Mrs. Waddle was in quite a state of excitement when the new gramo phone arrived and thinking to give the parrot a surprise, she started the instrument off with " Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep,". as sung by Mr. Waddle in his most approved draw ing-rcc·n fashion. ,3t the very irst note Polly opened her eyse in surprise, and then flew to her perch, where she focked her self to and fro in deep and speechless astonishment, while the mnachine ground out the air. " There, Polly," said Mrs. Waddle, -.hen the song had come to an end. ' What do you think of that ?" "My word," shrieked the old bird ,is head on one side, and w king riclldly, " my word, my worw, my lord ! We've got the old masi boxed this time and no mistake."
In the Realms of Antiquity. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
In the Realms of Antiquity. (BY a Banker). To thos' to whom the mighty past presents greater attractions than the less refined and classic utilitarianism of the present day, Athens, the cradle of aesthetic architecture, and the birthplace of chaste and graceful statuary and ornate design, far surpasses any other capital of Europe in interest and in real fascination. Here the visitor is in the midst of .- -h'c-~ t tlloc- creations of -man wh;ch the world has ever--seen not massive and vast, as the stupen dous pyramids of Egypt ; not go: g 2ously embellished with all iarnher of precious stones and ove laid with solid gold as Solo mon's temple at Jerusalem; not even decorated with- elaborate mosaics as some of the o'd Roman n, asterpiecei of structural art, but erections of the supremest and the most exquisite refinement and ele gance of design. First, ascending to the summit of the Acropolis, a conical hill near the centre of the city, the visitor is at once transferred into the realm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
You Should be Determined -? rejecting the worthless and:irequently injurious counterfeits which are some times pushed for the greater gain as ' just as good' as the Genuine SANDER and SONS' Pure Volatile Euclaypti Extract, be not deceived! SANDER'S EXTRACT is recognised by the highest medical authorities as possessing unique stimulat ing, healing and antiseptic powers, The preparation of Sander's Extract from the pure selected leaves, and the refinement by special process, give it curative virtues pcculiarly its own, Therefore, be not misled. Demand and insist upon Genuine Sander Extract, and you will derive the benefit that thousands have derived from it before. When ill you should not depress yourself more by the common, bulky, and nauseating eu calyptus oils, and so called extracts. What you want is quality and reliability in small doses; and this you will find only in Sanders Extract. It brings Instan tanteous relief in headache, fever, colds, lung and stomach troubles, and its ...
Original Poetry. OUR HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
Original Poetry. OUR HEROES. What though yon ranc'rous Teuton lifts. His braggart voice and boasts, He yet shall sheath his treach'rous sword Before our allied hosts. Our heroes soon will let him know " That Britons never yield; The God of heroes is their strength, Omnipotence their shield. Like rocks, defiant, they will stand Before the despot's guns; Heroes and martyrs ne'er they'll quail They're sons of Briton's sons. On Afric's war-swept fields they fought, Aye, fought until they fell; Till the smoke-wreathed veldts around them flamed l•ike battlefields of hell. They'll give their brave hearts' priceless blood Shout their last battle cry. Surrender? that they never will; They'll fight, they'll win, or die For homes and altars, and as well For each beloved one's sake; Their breasts they'll give as bulwarks strong, Through which no foe can break. From war's fierce hell some will return, But some, alas ! will fall, And over them, sad mother earth Will weave her emerald pall; And th...
I. O. R. UNITED TENT MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
UNITED TENT MEEPING The ordinary meeting of the I.O.R., Lighthouse Tent, was held in the Methodist School Hall on Monday evening last. The attend ance was the largest for some time at these meetings, and included a large number of visitors of the order who are attending the military training. Each of the the offices were taken by the visiting brethren. Bro 'H. Curnow, of South Melbourne, acted C.R., with Bro. K. Matheson as secretary. Among the other visitors present were Bros. Boyd (Ivanhoe), Dadde and Scarmell (Geelong), T. Holden (Rushworth Tent), W. Scrivin (Swan Hill). One new member was initiated and welcomed by P.C.R., Bro P. E. Mallalieu. The visitors were accorded a hearty reception by Bro. E. R. Guy, C.R. :Each office bearer freponded, conveying greetings from thei Tents. At the conclusion of the meeting songs were rendered and refreshments dispersed. The National Anthem terminated a very pleasant meeting. .
Sunday Corner. Misinterpretation. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
Sunday Corner. Misinterpretation. Life is full of misinterpretations. Many of us have wrong opinions of others. We think they do not care for us when they really do. We imagine they are angry at us when there is not a shade of un kind feeling in their heart. We misinterpret their acts. Many a time things that offend us, if we but understood the motive that prompted them and the true love that is in them, would appear really beautiful in our eyes. We ought to guard continually against these misinterpretations. They do wrong to others. They rob our own hearts of peace. ' Love thinketh no evil.' Let us be sure always that we see an act in its proper light.
PUBLICATIONS. Dr Fitchett on the War. A Masterly Study. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
PUBLICATIONS. Dr Fitchett on the War. A Masterly Study. 'Life's' Second War Number (Oc tober issue). contaifis many good and timely things. The chief attraction, among many war features, is a masterly study of the war by Dr W. H. Fitchett, the author of 'Deeds That Won the Empire.' Under the general title of ' The War of All the Centuries,' Dr Fitchett writes three separate articles-one on ' The Forces Behind the War;' a second on 'The Scale of the War and its Strategy;' and a third on ' The Study of the Actual Fighting.' On themes such as these -Dr Fitchett writes with telling effect-for he has three times visited the scene of the present war, and draws on a wide know ledge of history won in writing many popular and patriotic books. The October issue under review also contains the second part of ' Mawson's Own Story,' of which 'Life' has secured the exclusive rights--as well as several other excellent war articles.
Band Performance. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
Band Performance., The 55th Infantry Band* (Col lingwood) have kindly proffered a programme of music in the esplan ade rotunda to-morrow, during which a collection will be taken up on behalf of the Mayor's Patriotic Fund. The following items will be rendered by the band: March-' Viscount Nelson.' Overture-' Trumpeters of the King.' Selection--' .II Trovatore.' March-' Stars and Stripes.' Cornet Solo-' Lost Chord.' Selection-' Reminiscences of Eng land.' / Selection of Hymns (by request). ' God Save the King.' An opportunity is afforded - visi tors and residents of Qiieenscliff to help the 'Girls' Club on Thursday next: A grand. concert and gym nastic display has 'been grranged for the Towvn Hall,: the programmex of which includes a number of favorite items. The club members contribute several very fine dis plays, which should be an attraction in themselves. It is expected that the hall will be well filled, as the occasion warrants good support from residents. The object of the conce...
WITHIN THE CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
WITHIN THECAMP. (By B41). Without. transgressing the laws of defence propriety, and in no way desiring to do so, . I am privileged to give expression to a few passing ideas gained whilst with my regi ment in camp. In the first place, I have appre ciated my change of life during the past couple of weeks. From the office desk to camp routine has been an experience. Whilst I have found it not altogether distasteful, I am quite concluded that a mili tary life would not be my choice. Perhaps it is that I have not been used to the rougher and sterner side of life; it, at any rate, would, as I say, not he my choosing. I have no fault whatever to find with those in higher grade than my self, neither have the 'men' of the regiment disregarded me. We get along splendidly, and I am sure the experience is the best troops have had. Some of us, I know, have been a little impatient with ordinary things, one of which I may as well mention. I allude to the food served. There has been such- a repetit...
A LOVELY GORGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
'a LOVELY GORGEI There was a soft tendernees in thq sweet evening breeze, and the passen. gers on the luxurious pleasure steam ers, having just finished a really good dinner,, were enjoying the beau ties of the evening to the full. , Mrs. De -Ver surveyed the glories o1 the wonderful Highland scenery, had felt she could cry from sheer happ4ness. A majestic ravine came into view, all tender greys and shim mering browns and blues. Mrs. De Vere held her breath till they had pased, . C' Oh, Cecil," she said, ' what a lovely gorge that was '"~ SYres, dazing," he said, a1bently, '* ts the best feed we'& had since we ~tt Iman ' - ......
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
Supplement to the " Queensoliff Sentinel," Saturday, September 26, 1914. UEENSC LzfF LRAL SOCETY. IN AID OF THE MAYORS PATRIOTIC FUND. INTM: Special Notice.==Prize winners are to be invited to WEDNESD Y 1 donate their Prize Money to the Patriotic Fund. Aober 28th, 1914. PATRONQS. Mr. Howard Hitchcock. Mr. A. S. laillieu. ir. C. J. Sayle. Hon. W. Ker.dell. Hon. A. A. Austin. Mr. r. F. Farrer, M.L.A. M": ?':-?lr. R. Tobias. Lieut-Col. Sandford, C.O., R.A G:i; PRESIDENT. Rev. Smith MacBain. VICE-PRESIDENTS. The Mayor of Queenscliff. Rev. Father Cahill. Re. 1'. E. Mallalieu. Cr L. Kilug. . Mr A. WV. Pollock, senr. Dr. ,f. Pollock. = 'D ' = Mr. G. Admans, J.P. GENERAL COMMITTEE. Mesdames Admians, Sayle, Klug,. Perry, Foulis, Harding, Guyatt, Roper, Golightly, Guy, Toy, Wane, Maclher Sson, I1allalieu, Hughes and Otiway; Misses Jordan, E. Warr, A. Harding, Toy, Hadfield, Patching and Tobias;.: Messrs W. Lavery, B. G. Warr, Wm.. Rae, P. Dodds, A. Pollock, junr., S. A. Joy, R. Guy, A. R. Guy...
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 September 1914
Queenscliff- Tele phofie (Exchange. LTST OF SUBSCRIBERS. ' Athelstae' - - 40 Beechworth House 28 Bright & Hitchcocks 20 'Collins, Rev. Father - 21 Caithness, A..1. & Sons - 31 Cnskie and Gane - 26 Clerk of Govt: Works '- 34 t:obb x Co; -- .- . 8 Easterbrook, E. - - 12 Deakin, Hlun. A. . - " 5a Esplanade Hotel - 9 Ford R. - - 16: ' Glenalvie' - - 38 Goiightly, jui., W. -' 24 Grand Hotel - 7 Guy, E. R;, - 41 Guy; Rd. - - 35 1larman, Geo. 25 Henley Bros. - -. 10 Jenner, T. - . 15 Lloyd, C.J. * : :--11 Naval Depot, Swan Island ..- 37 Officer Commandinig R.A.G.A 2: 'Olinda' - - 36 Otway, W. D. - - 42 Ozone Hotel - - 1 Priddle, G. F. & Sons. - 29 Priddle, L,. J. - - 18 Queenscliff Bowling Club - 0 Queenscliff Hotel .6: Queenscliff Railway Station ..33 Queenscliff Signal Station - 4 Rev. S. MacBain - - 39 Sayle, C. J. - 17 Sentiuel _Office 13 Swan Island Fort 22 Thomson, Robt. . Thwaites, W.J. I4 Tobias, R. 27 Town Clerk 23 Werry Bros. .. I9 Werry, B. & Co. ...
COCOANUT ICE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
COCOANUT ICE. Take a pound of loaf sugar, six. ounces of cocoanut, and a quarter of a pint of water or cocoanut milk. ! Let it boil for four or five minutes, I then remove. the pan from the fire, and if .not stiff enough stir off the fire until it thickens. Pour the mix ture into a greased dish, and, when cold, cut it up into squares or bars. Fresh cocoanut should be used if ob tainable; if not, take desiccated co coanut previously soaked in milk. If liked the mixture may be coloured with a few drops of carmine. "By the way, old man, do you re member borrowing ten shillings from me six months ago ?" "Yes." "But you said you only wanted it for a short time." "And I told you the truth. I didn't keep it twenty minutes." First Tramp : Strange how few of our youthful dreams come true." Second Tramp : "Oh, I don't know. I remember how I once yearned to wear long trousers. Now, I guess, I wear them longer than almost any body in the country." 1942.
ROAST CHEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
SROAST CHEESE. This dish may be introduced as a savoury. It makes a good luncheon or supper dish also. Grate three ounces of fat Cheshire cheese, mix with it the yolks of two eggs, four ounces of grated bread and three ounces of butter ; beat the whole well until thoroughly mixed, adding by degrees a spoonful of mustard and a little pepper and salt. Toast some bread, remove the crust and divide the slices into proper portions. Lay the cheese paste thick above them, and put them into a Dutch oven. Cover the cheese, etc., with a dish, until the whole is hot through, then remove the covet, and brown the cheese with a red-hot shovel.
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. PART 10. CHAPTER XVIII.—(Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
(ALL RIGHTB RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. 0 R, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. By Hedley Richards, Author of "The Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. PART 10. CHAPTER XVIII.-(Continued. Therese sat looking at the empty drawer in amazement; then she shut and locked it, but her resolution was formed. She would not on any account inquire about or admit that she had lost a cloak; and as it was one she had seldom worn, it was not likely that it would get her into any trouble. But in spite of reasoning thus she was decidedly dineasy, and there was an anxious feverishness in her manner that did not escape her grandmother's eye. The following morning the inquest on the body of Brian Fitzpatrick was held in the dining room at the Red House. It was a large room with a big bow-window facing over a smooth, velvety lawn, and had been handsomely furnished, ready for the new-mAeitree -ot--the_ house._ It was sigular that the first time it was used should. be to hold an inquiry re...
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
Queenscliff Tele-. phone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. ' Athelstane' - - 40 Beechworth House 28 Bright & Hitchcocks 20 Collins, Rev. Father - 21 Caithness, A. 1. & Sons - 31 Caskie and Gane - 26 Clerk of Govt. Works - 34 Cobb & Co. - - 8 Rasterbrook, E. - - 12 Deakin, Hon. A. 5 Esplanade Hotel . 9 Ford R. - - 16 ' Glenalvie' * - 38 Golightly, juu., W. 24 Grand Hotel . .7 Guy, E. R, - " 41 Guy, Rd. - - 35 Harman, Geo. - 25 Henley Bros. - 10 Jenner, T. - 15 Lloyd, C. J: 11 Naval Depot, Swan Island 37 Officer Commanding B.&.G.A 2 'Olinda' - - 36 Otway, W. D. - - 42 Ozone Hotel - - 1 Priddle, G. F; & Sons. - 29 Priddle, L. J. - * 1. Queenscliff Bowling Club - 30 Queenscliff Hotel -- 6 Queenscliff Railway Station 33 Queenscliff Signal Station - 4 Rev. S. MacBain - - 39 Biyle, C. J. - 17 Sentinel Office 18 Swan Island Fort 22 Thomson, Robt. -.. 3 Thwaites, W. . It Tobias, R. '.27 Town Clerk 23" Werry Bros. 19 Werry,. B. & Co. .32 The follow...
BORACIC ACID. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
-.; BOBacIc " .D. Formerly all the boraci4 or botrk acid of commerce wa obtained from borax by heating it with calcinem ferrous sulphate in closed eseels, whereby sodotoric acid was formed, and boracic acid wes carried on with the watery vapours, which eecaped. This was a long and tedious pro. tess, and not much progres was made until it was discovered that boracic acid could be obtained fron the boil~g springs and jets of ve' pour in Tuscany. Long after the d covery of barade acid in these springs, the brilliant idea struck the physicist as ware as the chemist to mnploy the heat of the natural steam jets. Thi method bad the of leet of asr?srtth an unproatable iranch of industry into one of the nost sccessfi. The tegoas ad situated near the sop of one of the highest hills, As the volcanic vapoure pass through the waters of the lagoons the.boracie add is arrested by the water, which "ecomes impregnated with it. In California it occurs as the mineral masolite, and as a saline Incraut....
RAIN TO ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
RAFN TO ORDER. 'dh interesting rain-making expert. Inent is reported from North Otago, N. Z., where there has been a lk.~ drought. The places chosen were Raki's Table, 1,050ft. above the sea level, and Totard, 500ft.' above the sea. In the first attaek on the skies 40 pound of dynamite and 25 pounds of powder were used. No Immediate effects were observed, but a slight shower fell at a place a little dis tance away. Further explosions with larger charges followed, the strong est being produced by 501b. of gun cotton and 100Ib. of dynamite. These were followed by wide-spread and heavy rains, which continued for two days.
A NEW ERA IN THE FAR EAST. The Fight for Commercial Supremacy. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
A NEW ERA IN THE FAR EAST. -+--------- The Fight for Commercial Supremacy. Mr. T. F. Millard's study of the Far East, contained in his book, "America and the Far' Eastern Ques tion," recently published in New York is dominated by two opposite notes, pessimism and a story of progress. He regards the situation, that has arisen since the close of the Russian war with alarm ; the Japanese commercial policy in Manchuria *is creating a situation whith may re sult in war between Japan and America ; he has nothing but criti cism for the existing state of affairs in Korea; he is convinced that Ja pan aims at the domination of China. And yet, despite, all this, he has to tell of world advance. A new Asia has arisen, an Asia growing daily more and more conscious of her own strength. MUKDEN. Take, for example, his description of Mukden. Ten years ago few white men knew the ancient capital of the Manchu kings. In 1900 white refugees were tortured to death in its central square amid indescribable...
THE LOSS OF ETIQUETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
THE LOSS OF ETIQUETTE. Once upon a time in PFngland no young girl would have dared to ac cept as much as a packet of choco lates or a posy from a young man. Now he may send her confectioner'$ or a florest's shop, his motor-car,, and his box at the opera. So much have we taken from America. Never theless the privileges of liberty carry their risks. The increased liberty of the one sex reacts upon the other, and helps to make breaches in the ramparts. There is often very little distinc tion between the habits and manners of the two sexes. They talk the same lingo, employ the same ideas, and have the same sports and pas times. How is it practicable to maintain an irreproachable system of etiquette between such ? The modern young man takes his cue from the modern young woman, and joins her in ignrc^ng her femininity. She's a "jolly good sort," a "nice chap," and ciL-r horrors in slang. The fact is that we must invest our sexual relations with a certain aloof ness and reserve, at least w...