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Something Exciting. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
Something Exciting. A boy about ten years of age& was rushing along the street of an up-coun' rytown as fast as he could run, when he happened to meet .his father.. . . "Here, hold on !" cried the parent, grasp ing him by the arm, "you'll make yourself sick running so on such a hot day. Come on home to dinner." . L'-leggo o' me, dad !" panted the half exhausted boy; ".there's a. ripping dog fight down here, iand I wanter go and---?" "Dog fight !" exclaimed the father,.et ting excited; .' :,Great Scott ! what are you standing here for ? Go on 'quicker than light ing and show me wlfire it is !" And the-boy dashed away, making frantic efforts to.keep from getting stepped on by :his'parent tearing:wildlylbehind. '
MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
MIITARY' k ;in ive lhearthst :'the tiiintriinent uare: aheay.i' in Ltme. .;Batery, and il oc11 be iseuli .to o t gu;ml,-neinur ithe ha ul ex ept- niit:es, can be laved by it: ? 1'~at r!! t wan an 'ill7 1 b tr ,iti i t?ieiCliff '; ý> h'ir streotli Mil li eeliidretF tn( iatuh, 1Ita diov uleeffrt':tlhlse- onl detaclinenet e du l'iinm li'in' iaibout 70 or M80 .?. ii' has endea ioed to get a brass hain1'ii twentyien in the battery, butT t1uis k i&l poohl poolied by. the WarOflice. an iinecs11L.aiy expense sandif a iici i, theiol i on Certainil? this is a i Lble.oh]ec in',buts ,many. Lundire:is ;ouii ds are tlhrown> away. : nmoreusili ,things sha d .liand. ' We '.ein-? icadiniG a leciturei 1 E"gi c ' aid General w ho sallid wlihenr askeld i "; . ion on the, abolition of: linds in 1.. British service thate lithouiit iiaidi treil:gth of the ariiyy wt?ild be dimi: edofne half in twelve montlh's rhis -,traiiism 'which few'. doubt as we! i kilow vhat ittriaction there .isin i-ii ...
The Health Office. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
The Health Office. In ancient Babylon, during- the life of Nebuchadnezzar-it -might pbssibly have been under the regime of Sardanapalus-. tlhis story originally bappened. There arel similar.iostancesiuAristophaues. .Pliny has: it also in, Hor tece, and' some remark in an S0old'report leads us to' 'believe that D-mos thenes was imposed, upon by iti 'asI being.?: original. There are traces of it in Genesis, and we believe it ~was the safme Irishm'n all the time. : This old Irishwomian enters the Health Office. " Is this the Health Office ?" - - "Yes, madam." "Are you the health officer ?" "I am, madam." . " . - " Sure- an'. I came to inquire how Mrs. Murphy is this morning." " Mre. MIarphy T' ; "Yes. She lives in Collingwood, an' I was passin', an' sure she's a great frie* d o:b mine.: : 'Don't know her. -Don't'know.how, Mis 'Murphy is, I amu sure." A" n' fwhat's ,the .Health office:foriat all, tat , all ?"
QUEENSCLIFF CHESS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
. i b"" B ' VA1.rhe atfirual meeting of, Vie-- tiese. Club whic'i took plaQe in .the School-. rom the Becietary said; " Gentlemineii Your Clulii:.as now been exactly one yea ill ifoiriation, and indeed I have finch i'sCilsiure Ii coilrgiatulatinig yOU onI t ie-succso fs 'U sorg nana on- oe. ie list of menmberu at.present numbers tiWeii6R fire, all owlihomn .play the game fanil' v; -si alre- experts 'and could' compnete .against -:ily 0Club- -in ---the. -Som?t rn .Heiisai e:-4. iiAatci is pii ii; t' }i "til, th i Leltlluric (ati'b i' liieh if sue cis? ul .ill.awkenu on Queenali t..e entainsi;astic iiiterest ..due' :to- that anxielnci aii d scientific- ganie. .I i'eg:i'a't cli teat tL ?io of mehibes bl::.ic atu t.lh'e in!.!atlaly,, busie ss .meetings.; frontm w.at I, cause ..l - Iu. not n?i a position-I to jid ý't, ilut if it i?.e (b'~:.:fulness) fron i-want oi p1('Jtci e iif1'. t1he gaiiae, thos .?uaurhbe1 an rei5stSuti?li' I tihe snoeni?,:oes wvil. te wnly. too. glad ,tolinstruct?an...
A Roland for an Oliver. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
A Roland for an Oliver. "There ! just one more dab of powder on your nose ! Now you, l6ok positively charm Sig, I declare ! Might captivate a less suscepti blefellow than Charley.' " Oh ! hang it all, how. this powder makesi me blink-and I shall never be able to do it if: Lily keeps on giggling'like that!. Do I stick" out enough behind ?" And a, merry-looking girl, with mischievous blue .eyes and sunny curls, gave her skirts a somewhat ungraceful. kick as she whirled round to survey herself in . the long mirror. "You'll do famously I but come, we mustn't. be too long in appearing," and Helen prepared' "'o-'lead'the way to the drawing-room, but' laughing Lily tripped on before and ensconced herself in a croner on pretence of searching for a particular duet. "Now mind, not a word of slang," whispered SHelen, who;, as -a- mature'person df nineteen," constituted. herself the guide and mentor of the younger members of the family. The drawing-room .at present contained but two inmates, Mr...
Boxing with a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
Boxing with a Horse. A very vicious and ill-tempered horse, be longing to a well-known -Melbourne sport, was' eating his head off. in a very luxuriant loose box, because there was no one in the establishment.of the gentleman to whom he belonged who had the courage orstrength to 1 enter'his stable to saddle and bridle him. If 1 a groom approached for any other purpose [ than ito give him his corn and'hay, he would speedily drive him awaiy'by a:free use of :his. hoofs and teeth.- One day at lunch the owner '] was lamenting the uselessness of the finest horse in his stud to a party of ,friends, and wound up. by .saying that he would gladly make a present of the horse to any oine who ` could saddle and ride him out of the yard. A young graduate, Sidney Lawford, ex pressed 'his willingness to' make the attempt, and though warnedby many.a blood-curdling recital of 'wh.at had been the fate of the grooms and .the stable boys that had made the like effort,'he persisted in his determina tion ...
ALL SORTS OF ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
'rY ý.j' l S lý 1: I --jth tim. whose previous h 1SlndOCGoiw d luiL' :.?li f estates, is what mrdybe Prmied a successful plbnter. Holloway's Pills.-With the darikening days and changing teuptEpraures.-thel .liigýe tion- becomes impniird, ?'livertisofdcre ~andthe mind ilesponllen t oun hIslls- th' enuso Sof.the irregularity 1 p exp&lt;lled from t he blood. afnd % bidyia l.fy-,itirlt1iel like Ihee lP'ilrs. They go directly-io the source of rhe evil, thrust out.alljiu,!ppities fronm Ihe circulation. Sreduce distempered organs to tlheir inaturii sitatef and corr cth 1l dlfcict ivrinclconthinn "ted Iedretionis Sucli cesv mI'nisof inslofhii t' S'ing: health,q ritii!.-, :;iti- (i'i.rfrtln as l .h ihl 'be in ? h? po. A'i'-- i ,f - i hosia~tdif.i.h'-i" iae ieae, whi "ei iiAl -re, ti-ii h: lra.llT or whui e lbri'';i. r' .:r.wivki,' Hola"1 711-way .is.tiiii ~ Iy ' -. r.mperintg ni' ' chic ?- r t 1;-'r4 ,i itn f1i i nf l r. i"nci;1i1 tl ir- i: oddst fibres if thlu fnii'h, tilfec a int i...
A Weird Yarn. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
A Weirdt Yarn. "I had been up the Rio de la Plata in a British brig," said au old salt to some young fellows who had looked in to the fo'astle of, . a ship lying at Sandridge, -" and we.came." back to Mlntu Video to fnish oarloadihug.-: We had to make considerable rapaira above the water line. Thera were ton or twelve of us all told when we hauled out, and were about ready to trip anchor for home, and of all the hard cases 1 ever saw put aooard a ship this crew capped the climax. The ca4p. tain and myself were the only tiwoleft of the crew which had come outLIrom Liver pool. Some of the men nad died, some skipped out, and we had picked up negroes, Lascars, Americans, Enginhmenj anta bwidQ, just as we happened to find them, until we nad a sprinkling of everything under the sun. We had hauled out into the harbour to sober up the. crew and finish the repairs, when the captain was taken suddenly ill. This waa directly after dinner, andue rowed off to, the. town to consult a doctor. The ...
OUR ILLUSTRATION DR. GOE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
OUR. ILLUSTRATION: DR. GOE. Dr. Goe, the newi Bishop of Melbourne, was for many years rector of 'Bloomsbury, one of the largest and most'populous of the London parishes, and in which he won golden opinions from all sections of his parishioners, not only on account of his ability as a preacher but also through the very many good and use?t?u works that he originated and carried to a successful end. He arrived in Melbourne in tue early partof April and has since taken.part in beveral so cial re-unions, and though rep6rted to be "'very low" in his opinions evidlently does not. think it a deadly an iuo people to indulge in a little innouceu amusenmei. Tu.re seemsa to be every -prospeco o. 1)r. :Gioe ocing as. popular in Victoria amongst all Protestant denominations as he was in London.
The Sentinel. SATURDAY MAY 21st, 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
SATURDAY .MAY 21st; 1887. THE 'Wesleyans of Queensc?iff are about to:fillow.the exanip'e: set by the menmbers of the same body in : Di-sdale. IA church, :to cost ?1500U, is' to be erected , fironting:- Hesse` street.: The. buildinh is to b. e of brick. T.he present .hulii chwill mbe used.. as a. schoolroom iand let for lec tures, &c. The position it holds is most suitable for this pur pose. The `trustees of the church hold an acre of ground running from Learmonth to Mercer street, with the full frontage of Stokes street. This will be cut up into: quarter-acre blocks and sold.' Four offers have already been received for the allQtments.i £630 was paid for this ground some 4 years ago,.with the intention of build ing a churclih- on. it, but it has been decided .to erect one on the Hesse street site. Queens cliff is very heavily ' handicap ped in the way of valuable blocks fori which no rates are. paid, and we are glad to notice the above movement, as there will thiiuie addition...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
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Theatrical Item. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
Theatrical Item. "I believe you are so conceited that you take that puff in yesterday's paper for genuine,' said Guas De;Smith.to an amateur actor.' . S's .Well, that-puff-odight to be genuine. I paid the reporter good money for it." A juror asked to be excuised on the grounu of dealnese. Tie'e judge asked, the jurymian if he' hiad-lieard tnhe chiargeb " Yes, your Honor, but I'll be 'haged if I could make.. head.or tail 6f it I" lie was excused; ""' Coloiel; 'wieina man calls you a liar does honor requi;e that you should hit himl " an xiously inquired a small ma n. "My hohor does, buttit Ynay be'differunt with-? ou. liu. much do' you weig i 1' " Only 125 pounds. ' " Oh, well, then I should tell him that he wa. no gentleman, g~.d let it go a" that."
The Serenader. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
The Serenader. He stood beneath her'window-sill And played with rare and wondrous skill Upen a concertina. " These sounds," thought he, " her heart will thrill," But, oh I it would have made him ill If he had only seen her. ..The fair one in her chamber sat A-trimming.a fancy hat,. A s~i6wrlupon her features. The noise increased ; she cried, "'Oh, drat I -To think he fancies I like that -I. Meni af?i ich silly creatures." He serenades his-love in song, . And tries his voice both loud and long, And. passion aids his feivour. By. singing all, his niotes too strong, And doing all his phra'ing wrong, -He-thinks he dotli deserve her. She listens, with a beating heart. Till bosom heaves' ad tear-drops start;.. Then, this pain-startled daughter LeAned out, and said; with painful sigh, "GenrgA, dear. I'm sure you must be dry," And dropped-a jug of water.
At the Boarding House Table. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
At the Boarding House Table., "Good morning, Professor," said the land lady sweetly, as that- erudite individual entered the breakfast-room of a, high class home for single men in a high class suburb, and took charge of all the morning papers. . "I hadn't noticed it, madame,"' replied the professor, seating himsell' on the papersito keep the other boarders from getting them. ' Hadn't noticed what 1" asked Mrs. Fog. " That it is a good morning," retorted. the' professor amiiably. " It's raining cats and dogs out. Where is my umbrella, Mrs. Fog? I left it in the corner of my room on going out yesterday ,morning, and it's not theret now. I can't understand why it is that the morality, integrity, the-the.common, every.. day honesty of life,.seem to disappear when one gets within the portals' of this house. Where, madame-I demandto know-where is my umbrella 7" " Where 1" replied the landlady, striking a high G and pouring hot-water over her oat. meal in her excitement. ."Where? 2Why the ...
The Echo. A REMINISCENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
The Echo. A REMINISCENCE, Bob Rallit was a great comic singer in his day. Not of an ultra-refined school, perhaps, but of a genuinely funny one, which was swamped by the boisterously inane, brainlessly flash "Champagne Charlie " division some two or three and twenty years ago, the leading representatives of which,' wisely electing to be independent of a humor. of which they did not possess a particle, relied on a load get-up, catchy tunes; a copious vocabulary of slang, and unlimited cheek. Whether the change was for the better it is not my intention to discuss, nor does it in any way concern this narrative. Bob was essentially a " town artist "J--a cockney of cockneys; and though it cannot truthfully be said that "he never performed out of London," his visits to the country were rare. The following story, however, is related of one of those few and far bd tween occasions when Mr. Rallit gave the benighted provincials a taste of his quality. Bob was singing at the public hall of a s...
The Messenger Boy. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
The ?Messenger Boy. When you beat a small boy of this colony ; for quickness of apiiehension it will be neces- I sary to get up early in the morning. .One of these alert young chaps ranig the bell of a boarding-house in King William street, Fitzroy, the other morning. Hehad a heavy carpet bag in his hand. ,When the* ser vant appeared he said- " Does AlgernoanFitz Smythe board here?1 " " Don't know aifybody of that name?" " He's an actor, I believe." "No one by the'name of Smythe boarding here." , . "*Sure'?" " Stay. though.: A new boarder came last night. 'Don't knoi his namie; perhaps he's the man you want."? " I don't vant' him, b.tt me'be he wvints 'this carpet.bag."; Hearcd?the ?oman th'it seat, it say something about his, beinig a play actor." " He looks likean actors rolls up his 'eyes, and walks as though it was hard work to drag his.feet along.. . "'Tie he I iBut hdld on- I:can tell'(klieels' down and throws th! carpet bag wide open). A.ha1 Look !at ntra? e toggs'. Costude' ...
Women Who Eat Arsenic. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington & Sorrento Advertiser — 21 May 1887
Women Who Eat Arsenic.i "Just take a good look at this woman coming toward us andýtell me wbat. you think of her," was a low-toned remiiark of a well-known phv?ician. 'The, womt n to whom he .referred was elegantly.iressed-fi a'silk walkini g costume,! and .-her plumb,'wellideveloped figure was displayed with a true fasbio1able precision.',-. "So you didn't see sanything queer about hler,-ehl?" "'iksed'th? phbyuieian. ." Well, I'll ! tell you what I saw.,? First, that woman's > eyelids, particularly the lower- ones, were puffy and fill;,preshting' the same appear ance that ensues when onejindnlges.ina .good tfitof crying. That?complexion which you admired was really and truly of an alabaster whiteness, but the' delicate pink was pro-.i duced by paint' and 'the dead white bfy arsenic. !' Arsenic I How do you know she takes arsenic?" - " Because two years ago she came to me, a thin, almost gaunt woman, and asked me for a prkscription for her complexiohn,' which was in a terrible co...