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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
The death of Cr Dewar has created a vacancy in the Borough Council. An extraordinary eleetion is fixed for the 22nd Oct.. for which nominations close on Thursday next, 8th inst. Ratepayers will remember the date and be in time with nominations. . On Friday night the Fire Brigade Pic tures screen a big Pathe colored sensa tion, a drama of human pathos, entitled In the Grip of a Villain,' 4500 ft. It will be noted by our advertis ing columns that a company is being formed to acquire another daily boat between Sorrento, Queenscliff. and Melbourne. This, we may state, has been in contem plation for some time past. A nicely fitted up boat, very suitable for the trade,and having good speed, is in view. Our old friend, Mr Geo Baars, now of Sorrento, is tak ing special interest in the pioject, and from whom particulars may be obtained. We understand Mr Baars will visit Queensclilff early next week. Many enquiries have been made as to the probability of the Mel bourne daily steamers running ...
THE FARM. ARE PHOSPHATE AND POTASH WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL? [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
THE FARM. ARE PHOSPHATE AND POTASH WASHED OUT OF THE SOIL? It is said that the best time to ap ply basic slag and kainit is in the autumn or early winter, as by this early application the phosphoric acid in the slag becomes available for the plants in the spring, when they start growing, and the potash in the kain it improves in condition, having part ed during the winter months with the proportion of chlorides which are not desirable for the crop. But the question is often asked whether, with such early application, there is not a great risk of loss of the valuable constituents from being washed out during the heavy winter rains, especially in. meadows and pastures which are subject to being flooded, or, if not washed away, washed too deeply into the soil.. It might naturally be assumed that this would be the case, but experi ence shows that there is not much ground for such apprehension, especi ally it the heavy rain does not come directly after the application of the manures. Cer...
Church News. Services on Sunday. CHURCH OF ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 October 1914
Churclh News. S.: Services on Sunday. CHURCH OF ENGI4AND Preacher-Rev. W. Watson? Laidlay Th.14. METHODIST CHURCH= .Preacher Rev. P. E. Mallalieu, Queenscliff, 11,aizd .7. and Pt Lonsdale Hall, 3 p.m, R.C. CHURCH Masses 9.30 Evening devotions, 7, ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Preacher-Rev. Smith MacBain. ýSaturday, October 3,19 L4.
A PUGILISTIC CABBY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
A PUGILISTIC CABBY. ·· . Mr.. Grant Allen used..to tell. of an amusing experience with a London cab-driver. After leaving his publisher's, he hired a cab to drive to a brother novelist. On arriving at his destination he tendered the ca'by four shillings, which was a little over the proper fare. The driver, however, was not satisfied, and wanted six shillings. .Grant Al ler refused to pay more, whereupon the driver offered to fight him for it. Allen, who knew as much about.the art of self-defence as the man in the moon, was rather taken back at, the man s request; however, he agreed, saying. "The very thing, my friend will hold che money and act as refe ree, so come along." Cabby got. down and followed him into the gar den. Allen then placed the six shil lings into his friend's hand, took off his coat, rolled up his shirt-sleeves all with an air of cheerful alacrity, and bade the man come on. His anxiety was intense,.lbut it relaxed as he watched the cabman's face, showing deubt, sur...
WHAT THE NIGGER THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
WHAIT THE NIGGER THOUGHT. Admiral De Horsey is an excellent raconteur, and from out of his fund of anecdote, does not hesitate to bring forth a story against himself, if it be a good one. The follow ing is one of the best, especially when told by the Admiral himself. It was when he was Commodore in the West Indies, and his ship lying in Port Royal harbour, Jamaica. One night he went ashore to dine with the Governor at' Kingston, but forget to learn the password for the night. Returning on board after dinner, he was stopped at the dock yard gates by a sentry of the West India PRegiment. "Who go dar ?" demanded the black warrior, bringing his bayonet to the charge. "A friend," came the reply out of the dark. "Wal, Massa Frien', what am de countersign ?" "That's all right, you know me," said the Commodore. "Me know nobody no got dat countersign," and he brought his bayonet perilously near the officer. '"You no can pass h'yar." "But I am Commodore De Hor sey." The nigger broke into a br...
A MAN WHO WAS HANGED. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
A MAN WHO WAS HANGED. ·-4---- It was the custom in the good old daeys, especially in Ireland, to hang condemned men for half an hour, and then hand them over to their friends. A man named Mahoney was hanged in this way. At the end of half an hour his body was given to his friends, who put him in a cofn they had brought with them, and gatioped off with him on a c.rt. But, before they were out of sight: of the gallows authorities, the eorpe in the exuberance of his joy sat up in the coffin and shouted "Toioroo !" A "pall," terrified lest .his exhibition of vitality should cause the execu tioner to come after them, hit the hanged man playfully on the head with his stick, remarking, "Kapt quiet, ye divil." The sileacing was so effectual that the victim of i never woke again, but was well and truly waked that same evening. There was no doubt that the blow on the head had killed him. The facts came to the knowledge of the authorities, and a justice was ap pealed to for a warrant for the c...
WAR ITEMS. A New Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
WAR ITEMS. A New Australia. Australia must be a greater gainer by the war. It is incon ceivable that the old Imperial policy of lending money to Germany in stead of to the Dominions, and of giving foreign goods a better chance than Australian in British markets, can any longer be maintained. We shall have a better defined place in i the world's thoughts, a vote in Imperial politics; a clear part in defence plans. We shall have a greater attention from capitalists and immigrants. In the system of Tmperial federation which this w'r hIi s mac'e impe:ative, we shall gain immensely from the new interest that the strongest part of A.the Empire will take in its outlying provinces. An Imperial Develop mental board will give our sinews of muscle the help of Great Britain's sinews of money. In the Pacific we shall have at least one new market for our goods--German New Guinea, already a moderately rich territory. We may feel that by. lifting their flag on the Caroline Islands .the Japanese hav...
Weddings. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
Weddings. The marriage of Constable S. J. Black and Miss Nellie Spratt, daughter of Mr and Mrs F. Spratt, of Ondit, took place'at St Augus tine Church, Beeac, on the 6th inst, the ceremony beiring performed by the Rev J. J. McCall. The parents of the bride entertained a large number of their friends in the after noon. A very pretty wedding was cele brated at the Methodist Church on Wednesday last, the contracting parties being Miss Dusting, only daughter of the late Mr J. W. Dusting, and Mr F. Hansen, of Oakleigh. The cermony was per formed by the Rev P. E. Mallalieu. Miss Hensen, of East Cauifield and Misses Rose and Sadie DLsting were the; bridesmaids. Mr P. Dusting acted as best man. The chuirch was nicely decorated for the occasion, and the Wedding March was played by Mrs Fitzpatrick. A large number of friends were afterwards entertained at Quamby, when the usual toasts were honored.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
Supplement to the " Queensclift Sentinel," Saturday, Uctober iU, ii.4. GUEENSCL i ONs L r L IN AID OF THE MAYOR'S PATRIOTIC FUND. Special Notice.==Prize winners are to be invited to WE NES AY, tober 28th, 1914. donate their Prize Money to the Patriotic Fund. PATRONS. Mr. Howard Hitchcock. Mr. A. S. Baillieu. : Mi-. C. J. Sayle.,. . . Mon. W. Kendell. Hon. A. A;. Austin. . :::.- . " .. Mr. J. F. Farrer, M.L.A. ,Mr R Tobias ::?!:! C`Lieut -Co Sandford, C.O. :RA ? .:PR-ESIDENT. Rev Smith 'MacBain. i:Thil ý,e M^ayo:r of Queenscliff:., .Rev PE Mallalieu. M A WV Pollock, senr.. ' i J Pollock. Mr G Admans .P. . GENERAL COMMITTEE ' -Mesdames /Admans,' Say le; Klug,: Perry, Foulis, Harding, Guyatt, Rbper, Golightiy, Guvy Toy.~vWane, 'liacPlheri ;son Mallaieu, Hughes i nd; Otwa. :i .Misses Jordan, E. 'Vaixl H ding '.oy, Hadield,- Patching and '-Tobias; - M*essi.s W Lavey BG War, TWm Rae, 1'PDodds, A Pollbck, juni-. S :;Am? -Prinsmead J O Hughes, E J .To', McPherson' Hopkins,~Duddy and H T??ho...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
Personal. Nominations for the position of counCillor of Queenscliff, caused by the death A. K. Dewar, closed on Thursday. -Mr H. W. Thompson was the only gentleman nominated, and will be duly elected. Mr Thompson has been a resident of Queenscliff for many years. We are sure ratepayers will be pleased that Mr Thompson consented to his nomination. Mr M'Lellan, who with Mrs M'Lellan, of R.A.E., has been re siding in Brisbane for some time, is visiting her Queenscliff friends. Miss Cuzens, who for several weeks has been ill, is now, we are pleased to say, almost recovered. Cr Brinsmead, who has not enjoyed good health recently, has been recruiting near Ballarat dur ing the week. He is now improv ing satisfactorily. SMr Geo Baars, an old member of the Bowling Club, was present at the annual-rneeting on Wednesday. I Mr Baars took the opportunity of congratulating the newly-9lected president and officers, and expressed a wish that the forthcoming season would be very successful in pro vid...
Methodist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
Methodist Church, On Wednesday evening the Cir cut quarterly meeting was held in the parsonage. The chair was occupied by the Rear P. E. Mallalieu. The attendance was smaller than usual owing' to :sick ness. The senior circuit steward, Mr Guy, presented the balance sheet, and after all available sources of income had been drained it showed a deficiency of a small amount. This was regarded as being satisfactory for the winter quarter. The Sunday School work was favorably commented upon by Mr WV. J. Thwaites. Arrangements wvere made for the Sunday School Anniversary and the Foreign Mission Anniversary. The Rev J. WV. Burton is the deputa tion. A hearty and unanimous invita tion was given to the Rev. P. E. Mallalieu to remain in the circuit for a fourth year. While thanking the brethren for the compliment, the rev. gentleman accepted the same, subject to the approval of the Conference. The Circuit stewards,_were ap pointed members of the District Synod, which meet in Geelong on Nov. 3r...
QUEENSCLIFF'S SEASON. Not Interfered With [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
QUEENSCLIFF'S SEASON. Not Interfered With BY WAR PREPARATIONS. Queenscliff residents, many of whom greatly depend upon help from visitors in thesunimer season, have, since war preparations here, been concerned as to the likelihood or otherwise of the season being affected. The chief difficulty has been regarding beaches and piers being closed. This, however, has been definitely arranged, as will be seen by the subjoined official letter to the Mayor of the. borough: To His Worship the Mayor, In reply to your letter received yester day, I have the honor to inform you that you may tell the people you refer to, that their fears are groundless as regards the libel ties of visitors to Queenscliff being cur ailed owing to the Garrison of Port Phillip being mobilized. The beaches are now open to residents and visitors. Sentries have been in structed not to interfere with them pro vided they do not go too near the Electric Light emplacements when they would simply be warned to keep away. Thi...
BOWLING CLUB. Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
BOWLING GLUB. Annual. Meeting The annual meeting of the local bowlin% club was held in the pavilion on Wednesday afternoon; Cr Klug (re-elected president) pre siding.- There was not a large at tendance, which was expected by I reason iQca number of members being. on military duty. Apologies were recei ed from ;Messrs Admans, Dodds, Mouchemore, and Ed wards. The balance-sheet of the club sho'wed a debit for the past year of £60, due principally to the neces sary work of increased water sup ply. This, however, is a perman ent work, and which will be valued by club members. The president announced the re turn unopposed of officers as fol lows: ] resident, Cr Klug; vice-pre sidents, Crs Arkins and Cuzens. The committee was much the same as last year, excepting that Cr Thwaites filled the position for merly .accepted by Mr Hughes, the latter gentleman having been ap pointed secretary, assisted by Mr Lavery. The president welcomed the incoming officers, and to the retiring officers a vote...
THANKS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
THANKS. ..To the Editor. Sir.-I would b'e thankful if you would grant me space in your columns to thank all those patriotic residents of Pt Lonsdale who contributed to the comfort of mem bers of the R.A.E. stationed at Point Lonsdale during the early part of this war. Although our thanks is late.in forth coming it has not lost any of its sincerity by age.'. We appreciated the kindness of our benefactors then, and still remember it vividly.-Youas, &c., S. LEONARD, Cpl., R.A.E. (or behalf of Pt Lonsdale detail.)
SMILES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
SMILES. L "Well, little chap," said the stranger In the family, picking up one of tlhe children, "what are you going to do when you're * man ?' "Nuffin," said the child. " Nothing I Why a I" asked- the stranger. "'Cause," said the child, "I'm only a little girl." --o-- "I wish I could always hold thebue little hands in mine," said he, wlih all a lover's enthusiastic tenderness. " I don't, John," said she, practically, "for, if you did, how could you ever put your.hands underneath my chin and lift up my face gently to be kissed ?" -0o- Boy: "Please, air, may I have the afternoon offil? My grandmother is to be buried." Employer: "This is the eighth grand. mother you have buriad since the football season opened." Boy: "Ilknow it, sir. I come of a very old family, and my ancestors can't stand the excitement of the game. They are dyin' off very fast." --0-- Johnny :" "Can't I have another penny, ma I" Mother : "Why, yon extravaganob boy I What did you do with the one ijustgave you ?" Joh...
QUEENSCLIFF GIRLS COMPETE AT BALLARAT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
QUEENSGLIFF CIRLS COMPETE AT BALLARAT. The long-looked-for contest of the Girls' Club at theBallarat com petitions took place yesterday. The girls, aceompanied by the president (Mrs Otway), left by the early;morning train, and arrived at Ballarat at half-past 10. The time of first competition as far as Queenscliff was concerned was 2 o'clock. The events competed in by the senior girls were dumbells, brass rods, club swinging and solo club swinging. The girls retmln to Queenscliff by this evening's train. We hope to publish full particulars of Queenscliff's positions in next issue.
DOCTOR AND PATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
DOCTOR AND PATIENT. -4--~--- The late Dr. Cruveilhier, of Paris, wvas a man of unbounded liberality. One day he heard that a poor young woman, whose husband was a clerk in the War Office, had been taken ser lously ill. He went to see her, at tended her for a month, and finally brought her round. At the end of this period he per ceived that the husband wished to ask him for his account, and for time to pay it in. He did not like to hurt the young man's feelings, and, noticing an Algerian carpet in the room, worth aoout fifteen francs, he exclaimed: 'T'What a lovely piece of carpet you have got there I" "'Ah! doctor," said the husband, 'If you think you would like to have it-" "I should indeed, very much like to have it. Look here, we will make a bargain. You owe me two hundred francs for my visits. Your carpet is worth three hundred. Here are a hundred francs, and I'll take it with me." And he left, glad to have done the poor people a kindness Without wounding their pride. On pianos ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
We mentioned a couple of weeks ago that it was not unlikely that a new daily boat would shortly be provided for the Bay trade. A further step has now been taken. A company of 16,000 shares is in course of flotation, 5000 of which are being subscribed. A number of the shares have been taken up by residents of Queenscliff and Sor rinto, and at a meeting of the Progress Association of the latter place quite a deal of enthusiasm was shown in the matter. The new boat is mentioned as compact and well-fitted, of over 300 tons, and besides adaptable for the ordinary business of the Bay, is very suitable for excuirsion parties, and will sup ply a want in this direction. Mr G. Baars, now of Sorrento, is taking especial interest in the flotation of the new company, from whom par may be obtained. The Scottish Regiment, which. are at present in camp, bring to memory the sad fatality at Point Lonsdale, last season, when their much respected lieutenant lost his life whilst surf bathing. His surviv...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. PART 11. CHAPTER XX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 October 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) -THE MESHES OF FATE. ------- OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. By Hedley Richards, Author of "The Mine Master's Heir," "Time, the Avenger," etc., etc. PART 11. CHAPTER XX.--(Continued.) "Innocent? I should think he is ! I think the jury a parcel of noodles to find such a verdict. They beed only have looked at him to see that he was innocent of such a thing. I have been longing to come and com fort you," he said; and his voice was so very tender that Meg sudden ly remembered he was holding her hands, and withdrew them, blushing violently at the same time. "I only wish I'd been here that afternoon; there'd have been two of us use violent language. Though he's dead, I could not help using hard words about the fellow; and if I'd heard him daring to make love to you when he was engaged to poor Pat, I'd have knocked him down, if I hadn't done worse," Laurie said, with energy. "Then I'm glad you weren't here, because they might have asuspected )on as well as Jack,"...