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John Morrissey's First Battle [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
John Morrissey's First Battle.: 'The ?ilist nýloniger.seedi:tobe afactir Splitics,' said George Rock?wod, the.photo;' grapher, to, a, Me Yorknibune reporter, ut it is ot' so ong, ago,that Morrisseyheld, thealance of ppwerin New York., ,Did I SMorrissey? , .ratlier think I did,, Let' ime el vu alittle story:oflong ago. ,About' the year;18501 wasilivig iinTroy..One, cold;, r'it'ter *itcr's.night,:hen tho snow ialred lay a. foot,,epI turned into the Alhainbra restauratp havei a little supper after the' tieatre'i :ld: )aye Smith, a well-known colored man ofi oy, was sweeping out the front,(om before, closing . the place for the. ni.ht 0 AsD. .stopped to chatwith;him fdr a momen a, large, overgrown boy.made.his ap pearancj in theie ihalfopened; doorway.,( He' v sa s dr4sed,' in,, pair, of,; trousers, ,a, ragged ihit, a shos,,ti h uppers and soles of,which h 1'.logcscepalted company; On,his head as bito'o.a.;fiat,cap,it..jay:I, come in, bss eked of D.avYe, w?,th' a shiver.;, -Come l aihel...
A Dream. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
°- " . . .D ream . , I;slept, andcoh p ihow~geet the dream 1 iu, ,In; ?fruiterer's shop.there sat but two ; And strawperriesred, and 1igiestoregns # Were ,brought to ;ie. byI knows who. , :., He whiispered 'hi love ias told '" 'In cigg~ ~ the it hle iade me plunge.I And .if und'thit creaiitoo cold'c"1d, ''Heybodeme'tifthecakef spongie.i He talked- ofalt'tthat'taket spplife" O Qf dresses; dances, drives, and drums , t Of ponies that he'd buy his wife ; f And.Lbrac eLa.tWatinag nwf l sunis. IT His tones grew low--hlistened well. The accents ,changed to ?aryTeggs. " Your m 'iae riung tiie breakfast bell, And if you're'late-y6u'llgit no heggs.' A poetess weighing 240 pounds sends -us, a; poem,;and in:it she says she yearns:to i' twit ter like a bird on some; lonei twig.'I :If' evei" she commences -to twitter, there will be ,an item for the local papers, and. a two-guinea 'fee forthe,coroner, unless, the twig: happens to be as thick as a telegraph' post.
The Effects of a Sermon. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
ri ,The EffeOtsa1of. a lSermon.? A" arson angle ecam se s the / +r~utifuness of, makind, and preached' a' .vgorous sermon denuncition bf 'sooieet. faeliood He declared th o t out of politeness were just as 'icked' as those told w'iftheliberafti lntentone lotd n. d ing fact, thlese sc got ofblk t othe hteabit' of , and they readily icked up tle oter kind:T..he sermon made a great1 im. S IIi t &lt;l ll, :I iir' i . f T , YtJ ,''Many of- t4ie congregation resboved. to :re lform. ' omnI ut Ol? ithe ch urci aDeon J one sai to uCl' JuFe B.adgeroo, WnOse in "lron I fig ruisert, i+ o v t+ I iutt nglmy t feet; under e your etp? l,-" iss I' eliks l ?iaitld," Hio~,..k Th9 ,udcgre+was aibiout tfo reply,11" Oh,,cer tamAly n:ot;" b tit "oe I f the seroon,, and anerec -hiWf; houh ; your oidn hoofs took up all the room; and were a fear fii1uisaLf'Ld1'ql'jtt vlOO o) T ':r&lt; i 'Well;" said the deaconi "the hair-oil ybu' use smells so",it-nearl'lforced me to lea've' ,the, pew." ,' .....
By the Wayside, [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
By' the Wayside, : A chiel's amang ye takin notes`,:: And faithhle'! prin it. -SON bur way9o the Royal hotel last.week 'imy °fiiendfand I passed a place which looks like a spring, a dam, or a 'wateihole, around which a number of willows and other trees are growihg.; i This, thought I,'isa very n-ii. venient thing; water :being so necessary for' battleand for many: other pil poses:`: Now, from time immemorial;: the utmost importf ance has attached to the springs and wells:of water, and in the arid: eastern countries cen-, tentions were .coistantly arising over their' ruse and .ownership. Queenscliff, ýbf 'co6ise, cannot be called an arid spot; and yet'' bone of: its peculiarities is: a natural scarcity of fresh water., H0ow important,?then, it is t conserve what y?miShave. : The particular :waterhole thrit I anm looking at seems :toha b' blieen?in :use for mainy-years, and Ihave nno 'doubt has been · benefit" to the place, ?ibut alas, from what 1 notice of the sources of its 'supply,...
Caught by the Old Man. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
I !'V.Caught by ;theOd1 Manai. jj', SI'v agrieflet at-myiheartlet - ,! .: : That naught on earthwill cure; I've a sighlet in my soullet ,.., .TVlia, ~ n ure. I.ve a girllet at the'daicele''I ' r Ten dollars all around '".' '', - My last centle't~boli ashiplet1 '. i i .And ileft me hard agruond; ''." I' There's, no hopelet in my lifelet;, i I 'ii aead, 'desponden.i an, i i . Thiere'N'i'aamlet' in mymputhlet,, From Be-ersheba.to Dan.i.' ,, :,. , d the whylet of the-grieflt,'1' . i cAncn-teyll you p.,'duiq;;.q ''lt) "' "T,wpsthf.pa-let ofthe'girllet:i '* Who sought an iutervieW' i',!. . - 'When the'gtirlireceherh'omee The old- 'i'ii 3igi t ii, And uhsiffofot',fit in',botle ,hi o ,,bt Caught me hangý g on'theb?' g:te:' * , , i, .. .
Bloody Bill the Terror. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
- Bloody Bill the Terror. ", Whoop-la, whoop 1" thundered' a°hairy, herculean. heavily-armed terror of terrible felfo'ws, aiehlie kicked op'enlie'rickety door' of' the "Frontier Saloon," and glaliced, threateninzgly uip'oni tlid quiet crowd within. With a defiant-swagger, and many horriblji oaths, he advanced to the bar and saidd- !. " How's biz toyday, TTodkymyn ?" . 411Dull,, Bill dull. Can't yer help Am,t out?"' i "Of co'se Tc 'i a- ' wvill,'' answered wthe m f?'call u eoafers st. tered abont th eooei " Come uiaJ ' ome up, yer d- coyotesk an' teat, yo'se'f, lan''. me too/.at yo' own. expense. That's right," he cQntinued, as the te 'odir~welve persons addressed sprang; nimbly from their keg perches and smilingly, expressed itheirwillingness to accept any, invitation, however worded, the said terror rmightrextendr--`-^ ""-'" "Hump erlong-~-! an' in a hurry," .he.' growled sav ly as hoioted one solitary, exception to tI ty of the accept-i ances,, " or, b?the cro . my elbow, I'll hur...
A Skilful Surgical Operation. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
A Skilful Surgical iOperation. The Americai;:Ambassador at Vienna, Mr Kasson, has lately forwarded to his Governm ,ment an interesting account of aremarkable surgical operation; atelyfpei.efdfoiled by Pro fessor Billroth, of Vienna, which, wonderful. to tell, consistedlin the remboal of i:poirtion: 'of the huinafii.to achE; involring inearlyr uhe third of the orga--.?and, stninge to say?, the patient recovered-the only successful ppe ration of the kind' ever performed. The disease for wliich this operation was .pe} formed was cancer offihe stomach) atieifed. :-ith,the ;following.. symptoms--Theapp?tite is quite poor. There is apeculiar indeserit able a distress in the"stomach; a feeliiigthat has is en' desdribed'i ~ fifaifit "'all gone" sensation; a asticky sline collects about the teeth; especially !in thbe morning, accompa nied by an unpleasant taste. Food fails to satisfy this peculiar faint sensation; but 'on' the contrary, it .appears. t ?9,g date the, feeling. The eeyes are ? ...
She Twigged. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
: " ii l.,'l She Twigged. had any carpets to beat,.,adding that e.h had been m the busimessfor twenty years .. S"Hob~'iuchi to 'beat the parlor, carpet ?i': she asked"; .". .. . . . ,' (!" Five shillings.", ,,.,. r , ;" Why, that's awful There was a man here yesterday who offered' to do: the job for 'three and six." ",Exactly,: madanm,' but how ~ias he pre pared? " 1 , ," , "He had a stick in his'hand." "I presume so. He intenrded t'?take the Icarpet but'boi a vacant lot, didn't he ? :: *. "Yes, sir. Our yard .is too simall, you " Exactly.; That is the, tapestry .Brussel :'carpet. It is badly worn. It has numerous holes in it. He would'make a great show Jin getting it oit"and in there. Out onithe lot he would give you away to every one who asked; who the carpet belonged to. Is. that the way to;doa]bollof this ort 1t? "' ' ' ..H.. Hbdo you doit. . . '"'I take the 'arpet" out, through the alley. 'I wheel it home. IT beat it: ii. a yard sur rounded by a high, board-fence,, and,: while:...
Thieves' Vinegar. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
. ilcThQVes' nine ar hi P0 ,"Thieves' vinegar "is so called from the following peculiar circumstances: --)During Sthecgreattlag oIndoll6md l thlie'te yehr166, four thieves, availing; themiselves, of the pub? lic claity; to6- the opportunity topluinder the hoiuses of the. dead and dying, yet, i6ot with*standing, they escaped .the infection. themselves. On its being inquired how tliey' thus ensured their own. safety, it was found: that they carried aboutiiitl them spongesp o 6 prepared vinegar,. whioh preparation futuri~ apothecaries and doctors adopted in all infec tions, and sold under the denomination of "thieves' vinegar."
In Memory of a Friend. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
S:I Me? ory.'of a. Friend.:! He has gone from us departed, `' I Left this world of s'in and woe, Left hii ismith e broknheated,. Goneth aih we;allmust go. Goneinto tlie'ins aldbove :W here,.blessed angels stand, Wheie,all is peace and joy aiid love In that far-off better land. An angel in.that realm above; :'He :stinds i h'tite array;' Paid the'debt' required of all, 'Thit;'dbt we all ?must pay. Oh i dcheer aisonither's hliart Aid dry those tears away; For, they will meet to: pait no more Upon the judgient day. The Barracks, 16th Augast:.
Strange Cases of Irritability. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
".. ,Strarige "ases of,rritabilt. iHenry;II. of France could not remain' in tli?' same,, room v with; a cat.,' The: learned :Erasins had Lan attack of. fever every tifi-e he saw: a fish. , Scaliger, 'the great lingiuist; tIr'?bled all over,~his body'at the"sight'of crabs. : Tycho de, Brahe the astronbmer; was seized with a cramp at the sight of a'fox or "ihar'e." The. witty.,Duke. d'Epernon fainted' when; he paw~v a rabbit.i .Lord" Ch6aicellor Bacon wept whenever, there was, an. clipse' of the moon. Boyle, the -naturalist, went into convulsions at: the ;noise of water;rush ing ont of a tap:' Lhamotie de Voyer could ;not bearthe sound of i~usi, 'hivilst the noise of thunder had quite an exhilarating effect upon hisspirits. A=t the' sight of a hedgehog Guimod de la Touche went into a fit of laughter. Dr. Pencker was deprived of the use of all his senses byithe smell of vinegar; and a country lad in Rodach was seized With spasms every time he touched a piece of money.
Her Idea of a Comet. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
.:,?r.:.-,ne O?~"i d e~·a fl~of li'of ,omet o,: =j a, ýdatf'da mii naidennpassingn pir; ca J i ýa And on her beauty oft hid minpyould d. de1ýt )alldlHda .o .USoe'm?ay gather from.thtsesimple igni1' ·jl~dgard6lo ved thedaide / 11:&lt;' .e. ovhni ne sroue Deneat ii thb,;stal is sweet c mpani t-in his aide, . · 1,}" " "'a e u4, es+ upom T hit .... . . u. r_ 1e. .em n? wa ani (om o n() e qit i d ' I e" the two had .wadlnred, im tf-i?,auti His ,thoughts ereqsed g y I really think I'd litke btl i ' SA tar,"she sl iiohtsa nt r,; y £&, deari '"I, :asn *j rli s *3Tf t uT I p lr. o mathoug hm:y w ais:e.ýlj " thul 1 F o r nany eY ' tiought I'd lhappy rtbers two unad ,r in} .406w .4a natuN If you had ever been gnlsyo... eme" Why do you wish tha-a etoTT were, SAnd iot yu9y;, qq -9nsI tantgiditiseas'r= Sheuraised)herelfiji eit es' ,., And low and sweet shte elýb ? is ear- :34nfU1.0J M •Y'y on 9'. veriZ z st h iR t -.r-L\I **~L 8 Tiful W
Astonishing a Snorer. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
T Astonishing a Snorer. There is 'a lady in Adelaide who~ has a. 'recipeefor' the cure of th'e disagrjeebl:habit" of snoringi which she Will;selli very cheap. The lady, who is ,a most estimdable' wife and~nother, is untied toa.quietJ'unde.mon stabtive gentleman, wilho,;as both' husband and father, can scarce be iiproved upon. His one failing, if so harsh a term may be applied to the mi fo?ute, was that he e F of., ear s ?his lmia le' ,wife, had borne, the fimietio h with a Christian fortitude and equanimity that has characterised all the acts of her married life, but recently the gentleman has amaccodnta ilt, blcoipe poss ssecl of ? high fteor"snocre hat uld ehihe nerves` of a cast-iron man. Arguments,, .pleadings-pokes-in-the?ribrn--"a var i ?us other device- for ? exeoising& thej untqly: 'sotun?s that .oire'I from ?nhi open'- mouth' \gg'z;( unavailing...J e-himself-deeply" tP gretted his unfortunate proclivity, and really tried to conquer it. Recently his wifbetold llet tr...
ESSAY ON THE EMU. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
ESSAY, ON THE EMU, 4;,+?BY SILAs SmNELL. 17he ,emu s third cousin' :thdie'diich on !r (parents' side,,i.and ivery :4Machi'dsembles its relation about the digestion, which is never impared by anything it can' swallow; and it jibs at nothing less than a garden 1rake. ®It;is a nativeof. these coloni ", and, imL company: withli iin' inspired,'kai?garoo, represents. our nationality The emu is picture; whiistling ;, Advane Aistralia," t th karigaroo; who squats on'ii taii, scratch ing himself and appearing to want a resy badly. Emu flesh is not excellent eating,. I have tried it myself, and think that if ,put through a crushing lplant with a few hash house chickens;, they:wpuld;make ever asting good tack t0o mnetal .roads" with.? %s, the flavour is rather tough for myali ' ut this is ,exusablewhcn wejtalie'into consideration thelfaet" that 'he is nuultred cheifly on old 'nails and ranitc... w ~ aa IboKletl air _ W1u C ?? as an in. tore ii'g chion vlten rst go him, and looked like an old d...
Spacially Jim. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
I wus mighty good-lookin' when I wus young, SPeert an' bladIe eye~ i')slim( ,L iWith fellers a courting me Sunday nights, 'Spacially Jim..% ...I 1('i The likeliest one of 'em all was he, Chipper, an' han'som', and trim But I to~eg?ilitithy :lieail Bdjiftlh diffujo' the crowd, '8pacially Jim ! I said I hadn't no 'pinion of men, An' I wouldn'tttake,stock, in rim? " But they k ep, p ci?j iR"aii e my sl, 'Spacially Jim ! I got so tired of havin' cm roun' ('Spaciallyi Jiih:!')' I.I S,:. O3 I made up my mind I'd settle down SAnd take up with him So we was married one Sunday in church, 'Twas crowded full to the brim ; 'Teas the only way to get.rid of. them all, 'Spacially. Jimji to oy Ji._, dlL :/ ,.i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
S56 f Geneal R cn wiofl. a 9C~l1:1. 1?%-i + ,I i '15 d~escp p i P n 'GV,''exwc Quc Despk. tch ad a'Mloderate l° Pri ceafhif1o :, ,t ,wads sg f .ir I - · l this;'ýý New.spaper. * t -r "..,ti ha" D e a r t m e n t. e v e r y e f f o r t i s m a d e t o s a t i s f y ' c . , ' " .: , .ý p , , .I , tL a r " g e i ' . 1 ., a n d L o ", - . d a." the , ".... . o..- e im Ind c .... f L.. a, ,, , ? i I I IIl Ii n •a pl I, " 'tlI'mn n? m|I e ? m m • n . . n l m , m. m mm m • mi m mm .nu m m m nnnarta! ii un m m nm u m n num? __ ,?mnnn od, mm ni' ' .. . . ,.. ,, . . nn n ?*h °e.i i I', ' tlt :1:7 , t!
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
: ILLLIAM H:.L LIER'S Umbrella, Manufactory GHERINGHAP STREET Opposite Post-office, Geelong. .,Umbrellas made to order, re-covered, and repaired , Parasols re-covered "and' re-lined? with ladies owh iaterialpieferred 'A Good Aso'rtment of, Gentlemen's Walk. ing Sticks on hand. Queenscliff 'and Counitry orders punctu~lly?' 'attend.d to. . : ' Amusements As. gt PIT. n ir/ Sn aid af~oFnindsrof above .Vill be given in ,Kensington' "RAlingioom S' ,1 ONVN kWEDNES I)ArY~¥,.:, -SONGS, .;: ! S . . ANES, S,,i i _.; ')." .!iI .i DIIOLLERIES Victorian Artli Wt L .Now staoed at Qu.enscliff, Combined itha Host of AmnturTale t. T: .: T ets,ils-6dand Is-.u. i " Defence Department, M. elbourne. 15th August, 1884 .TRANSPORT OF RATIONS, ?S ., froir . : QUEENSCLIFF to SWAN ISLAND. T ENDERS will be received until 12 noon Son Monday, the Ist Septemlber,! antf ' Defenco Department, for the CONVEY' ANCE. of RATIONS, kc.. for tfhecVic'?ito in Artillery, from Queenscliff to Swan Isllid, for twelve months com...
The Convertibility of the [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
The Convertibility 'of the The, Rev. George Walters, of the Unitarian Church, iii a 6lecture delivered on Sunlday evening hlas scattered all the sweet traditions of `our .:youth 'in' re gard to the existence of 'a certaiin indi ;vidual whose name we never hear hen tioned without canuing, a cold shiver to run down the editorial backbone. In the pleasant days:of our childhood: we never entered a darkened room without seeing in our'mind'seye rHis highnes&the Withina wooden leg and shovel, EA digging of potatoes - ii : With his nightcap on .. But now all this has passed away, for •the-rev :lecturer,? in' the langruage of Betsy Prig, says *' I don't believe there ain't no sich a person." We extract the Sfollo ing' fromithe Herald's report -. "eI No donbt there were many people towhom the'convertibility of Satan was. absurd; but: they bught to remember that there. had beef; mainy different- esiimates of his 'position and character. He had:not always been thought of as'the foul per...
Remember This. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
} Remembei This. , Ifyou ire sick,Hop Bitters will surelyaid Natiniin makingi you wi whie n Jill 1 'else fails. If you are costive or dyspeptic'"?or are. suffering: froin: anyother'of -tlhe numerous disease. of the stomach oraowels,Ati:i your: own fault if you remain ill, for Hop Bitiers" is a sovereign remuedy' in all siuch com plaints. .: .t .If 3yoiare ,aiting awiay with° any form of Kidney Dicease, stop; tempting:. Death this imoment, and turn for a cure to. Hopj Bitters Itf you art sick withl thit terrible sickness, Nervou~sness you w'ill' 'fiind '. Baihn in i lead" in the use of Hop Bitters. , , ,, If you are a frequenter,.or a resident of a miasmatic district, barricade your .system against the scourge of all. couitrieq-a.ilah rial, 'epidemic, :bilious;'..iand 'intermittent` fevers-by the use of Hop"Bitters. If yon have rongh, pimply,"or sillowi skin, bad breath, pains and l.aches, and feel miserable generally, Hop .Bitters wil1 give; you fair skin, rich blood; and ;swetest b...
The Sentinel. SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 23 August 1884
8 ATURDAY, ,AUGFU5ST :23;,1884.cd i ig a i Bill hic i just fnowl` occupying thenatten lton of ,tle H'o'use, .seemis toicll: fortlh very decided expressions 1bfJ opinio 'fid"Y iff l parts ofthie colony:eThire:is not'the slight est doftbt 'tiat'?tl.e hdolesale Mlieýatioin of lands ivhicli', his been gpingon,mn these 'colomies for years! pastis 1 huge 'bl?tn'' d e ', t1'eril`s of :which are:be coming more appareit yea by yeair. Wh ave already allowed over 20,000;?.000 'acres'a te libest and in the colon ' to be' alienated; and o?;w rrl in ,taken as, a precedent tind' a reason why lc shouild ,aldl'w the remaining twenty jmillion" acres to follow iu th e7 samie line. Anyone who has istudied the laud dystein of either- Eng hind, Scotland, or Ireland, can not help observing the iniqui tous wrongs which have been perpetrated upon the people. W, hear at greatdeal abbutttie pItrages anmorngthe tena.t far mons in Ireland, but let us. iibt look at one side only and think that landlords and agen...