Elephind.com contains 8,298 items from Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser
, samples of which are listed below. All items
from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire
collection of 3,057 newspaper titles in Elephind.com
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
NURSES of Large Experience Recommend SIMIETS to their Patients. NURSE CATHERINE KORTING of 176 Davis Street, Brunswick, Vic., writes as follows (29/2/12): CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. " I am writing about the amount of good CLEMENTS TONIC has done my daugh ter. In January last year, she was operated upon for appendicitis. She was eight weeks in the hospital, and came home very weak and rrn CdoC2. gave her se-,eral botties of Ciement~s Tcic. It soon strengt!',enie her nerves, he- w;s as vwel as I could wish her before long. Fourteen years age I first used ties medichie as a nurse and hkate recommended it times out of number. I have ,eenpeoplrestcored tLo ealth ? ?SCrenYgt, eand bless the dtay f_:s' - __c; d of it. it never ha~ied t o o good. CATHERiNE KORTHiG." down, weith eal::: Neres.t adDigestion P our Appetite .r I or itipation, It puts the hur Fan iysteSut Ti order rapidly. S ALL ,HE(::STS is O8PES SELL IT. ;. Publi1 Notice SOME people hesitate to give a Proprietary Medicine to Very Youn...
Out All Night. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Out All Night. The other evening a well known Queenscliff lad, accompanied by two officers of the Infantry, went for a sail as far as the north end of Swan Island, and whilst returning the boat went ashore on a sand bank. It was getting late and too dark for them to. take the risk of another sand bank, and so they decided to ,stay till daybreak, ap parently none the worse for the night's outing. _ , . ?J , ..
Germany's Responsibility. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Germany's Reapon sibility. MNany ideas have been expressed regarding Germany's position in this wa-, and exonerating the German people as a whole. The following letter.published in a home - .paper, is perhaps expressive of the general idea: 'The war spirit-the desire for naval and military and commercial supremacy -is. an obsession amongst the great bulk of the German nation, and this has beenx fostered chiefly in the great German Uuiversities, Young Germany, after passing through these establishments, has. infected the whole nation with the idea of supremacy, and taught that supremacy could only be gained by brute force of the German Empire. 'All Germany is to blame, and all Germany must be made to pay. The money which goes to maintain her Army and Navy must serve to pay the war debt of the four countries now at war 'with her; her provinces Alsace and Lor raine imust go to France, with a slice to Belgium; Deumark should get her own back, with it the Kiel Canal; and so on. With Geri...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Personal. Mr W. Bryans, a former resident of olden time in Queenscliff, has visited us during the week. Mrs Bryans; sen., we are pleased to hear, retains good health. Mr Crawford (manager of the National Bank at Bunriiyong) and Mrs Crawford are spending a short holiday in Queenscliff, staying at 'Woodlands'. Mr Read Murphy, P.M., has obtained leave, owing to indisposi tion, and his duties at Ballarat will be taken up by Mr V. Tanner: P.M; We hope Mr Murphy will soon be restored to health. iVIr Dumont, manager of the Gas Company for several years, has re tired from the position. We understand Mr Dumont intends to engage himself in farming pitrsuits in Gippsland, as a change in life, having been over 25 years employed in the gas business, Mrs Dumont and family will reside, in Queens, cliff for the present. 1Mr J. Beaton has been appointed manager for the Gas Company, in place of Mr Dumont, resigned.' Rev P. E. Mallalieif represented Queenscliff at the Methodist Synod held this week at...
I. O. R. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
I.O , R. The usual fortnightly meeting of the lighthouse Tent I.O.:R. was held in the Methodist schoolroom on Monday evening last. There was a fair attendance of members, presided over by. Bro. Rev. P. E. Mallalieu, P.C.R. Bros. Shaw and Lang, of Prahran branch, and Bro.!Cunning, ham, of Maffra branch, were also present. '?-Arrangements were made for both Tents to attend the morning service to-morrow' at St. And'rew's Pres byterian Church, it being Tem perance Sunday. A hearty welcome was extended the visiting brethren by Bro. Mallalieu and endorsed by Bro. M. S. Caithness. Each responded, conveying faternal greetings. Nominations for the respective offices were received and in several cases a ballot is required to deter .mine the result at next meeting. The following are the nominated: C.R., Sis. M. Butler and Bro. E. R. Guy; D.R., Bros M. S. Caith ness and F. Stephens; secretary, Bro. A. T. Thompson; treasurer, Bro Allan Williamson; W.S., Sis. D. Thwaites and Bro. W. Mouche more; ...
MAYOR'S PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
]AYOR'S PATRIOTIC FUND. The following are additional amounts received to the above Fund: Amount Previously Acknowledged ...'172 0 7 Municipal Pictures.:,. 7 0 0 Mr Carr ... 0 10 0 £179 10 7 The Girls' Club brought another successful year to a close on Monday evening last by holding a special evcning in the Town Hall, There was a good attendance of. members and friends, who well enjoyed the evening. Full particulars will ap. pear in pext issue. The silly Guy Fawkes practice was observed by a number of chil dren on Thursday night by lighting bonfires, &c. It is a pity this cannot now be' prohibited by law.
ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
ELECTRIGITY. The necessary application tunder the Electric Light and Power Act is published. Ratepayers will therefore understand that the mat ter of electricity for Queenscliff is fully in hand. The proposed area for which the order-in-council is sought is for the whole of Queenscliff, and the streets in which the council contemplates laying down or erect ing electric lines are mentioned. These practically cover the greater part of the town and its immediate otitskirts. The lines are to be laid within two years from the granting of the order, and to be extended from time to time as may become necessary. When the order is granted, which is anticipated it will be in due time, it is contemplated the work will be put in hand shortly after the usual details are -ar ranged.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
QUEENSCLIFF has in former years been visited by a large number of trade picnics from Melbourne. It is doubtful at present if these will not be discontinued for this season, Tlhere has been st~ch a strain on the monetary resources of the gene ral community, coupled with the fact that because of the unsettled state of things, thousands of work men are out of employment, whilst those who were permanent are now on half time, there will be little funds available to devote to picnics to the seaside, as much as they are desired. This is unfortunate for Queenscliff, Sorrento and Pt ILons dale. The workmen of Melbourne will be the sufferers, as well as business folk of the seaside, if the present, intention is carried into effect. There is, however, an effort now being made to obtain, a reduc tion of 20 per cent. in the charter fare from shipping companies. They have declined this up to the present and offered a donation instead. " It is just possible an ar rangement will be made between the...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE MESHES OF FATE. OR, THE CURSE OF THE BLUE DIAMONDS. PART 15. CHAPTER XXVIII. LAST WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 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 15. CHAPTER XXVIII. LAST WORDS. S-The first week in November had gone before Jack and Patricia were miarried. It was a grand wedding; not only the villagers, but people for miles round came to see the man who was to have been hanged, mar ried to the girl who would have been the murdered man's bride, and all pronounced Pat very charming, per haps a little frail-looking, but there was no mistake about the happiness which shone in her eyes and bright ened her delicate face. The honey moon was to be spent in the south of' France, but the young couple were expected home before Christmas. It was a day of feasting and re joicing ; there were tents in Wynth shay Park, where the tenants and workpeople were entertained, and after tea there was a grand ddsplay of fireworks, and it was not until ...
A. O. F. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
A, O. F. The ordinary meeting of Court Queenscliff, A.O.F. was held in St. George's school hall on Tuesday evening last. There was, a fair attendance, presided over by Bro. G. E. Harding, C.R. The princi pal business was nomination of, office-bearers, which resulted as follows:-C.R., Bro. M. S. Caith ness; S.C.R., Bro G. E. Hardiing; treasurer, Bro. J. A. Sydenham;; secretary, Bro. T. Jenner; S.W.,', Bro. C. P. Y. Caithness; T.B. Bro. Wm. Allison; district represen tstive, Bro. M..S. Caithness, C.R. eleat; auditor, Bro. T. Gaylor. The remaining office-bearers were held over till next meeting. The' Court had been expecting to lose the services of Bro. T. Jenner as secretary, through pressure of business, especially in' the summer months, but Bro Jenner has decided to continue for 'another period of six months, which announcement members will be pleased to learn, It is hoped' that the attendances in future will.be much better than in in the past, as war and drought conditions should n...
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
Queenscliff Tele phone !Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. 'Athelstane' - - 49 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 Easterbrook, E. - - 12 Deakin, HBon. A. - 5 Esplanade Hotel - 9 Ford R. - - - 16" -' Glenalvie' - - . 38 Golightly, juu., W. 24: Grand Hotel . 7" Guy, B. R, - - 41 Guy, Rd. -. - 35 Hlarman, Geo. - 25, Henley Bros. -. - 10 Jenner, T. - - 15 Lloyd, C..J. - 1i Naval Depot, Swan Island 37 Officer Commanding 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 - 30 Queenseliff Hotel - 6 Queenscliff Railway -Station. 33 Queenscliff.,Signal Station - '4 Rev. S. MacBain - - 39 Sayle, 0. J. -. 17 Sentinel Office 13 Swan Island Fort 22" Thomson, Robt. 3. Thwaites, W. J. I4 Tobias, R. 27 Town Clerk 23 Werry Bros. -. 19 Werry, B. & Co, ...
OUR TROOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
OUR TROOPS. The training troops were again on the move on Wednesday and the town quite enlivened on their departure and arrival. Queenscliff has the full benefit of the changing of troops, bZing, spectators of the full round of change. The batta lion which left on Wednesday was here hardly a week, and it is under stood that the present troops will stay a similar period, after which anything might take place-no one seems to know definitely. There is mention that a portion of Broad meadows training work is to be transferred to Queeiscliff. The present battallions..(66th and 67th)., are the last of the full round of, Citizens troops in this State and the general impression coupled with military knowledge, is that the 'boys' of Victoria as young soldiers are a credit for deplortment and general behaviour, and there can be no question whatever that a few years of t aining and discipline will add infinite strength to the defence of Australia.
"THE SWEET TOOTH. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
"THE SWEET TOOTH. Very many adults, and children with no exception have a pronounced liking for sweets, 'metaphorically de scribed as having a "sweet tooth." We have our respective preferences, some of us like the flavour of pep permint, and others do not. Choco late is almost universally relished, but to a minority it is as "caviare to the general." Americans have the sweet tooth in excess of ourselves. They include all varieties of sweets. in the generic word "candy." Here is a recipe for making a cer tain candy capable of many varia tions to suit individual taste. In gredients required are : One pound of loaf sugar, one ounce of butter, half a pint of water, flavouring as ,ou please. Boil sugar' and water for two, or three minutes till a soft ball is formed when rolled between the fin ger .and thumb ; add the butter, and stir until it is dissolved ; put in the flavouring, remove the stewpan from the fire, and: add the sugar by de grees until the mixture becomes thick and white; p...
THE ORCHARD. PEAR MITE (PHYTOPTUS PYRI). [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
THE ORCHARD. PEAR MITE (PHYTOPTUS PYRI). This tiny mite which is impercep tible to the naked eye, is a source of unlimited annoyance to the pear-. grower. An examination of trees at tacked by the pest will disclose the fact that many of the young leaves are damaged by small brownish blis ters. These are produced by the in sect, which gnaws its way between the two outer skins of the leaf, and immediately commences to feed and multiply therein. The spots, though small at first, gradually extend, un til finally, owing to several blisters becoming confluent, the whole of the leaf may appear as a blackened blis tery mass. This is brought about by the rapid multiplication of the insects within, which burrow through the tissues, sucking up the juices. A bad infestation is usually followed by premature shedding, of the foliage, to t the ultimate detriment of both the tree and its fruit. Regarding the life history of this pest the late Mr. Crawford says : "There are two ways in which the mit...
WRONG CARD. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 November 1914
WRONG CARD. It was a small railway station. The village was about a mile away. "May I leave this box here for an:, hour ?" asked the traveller of a por ter. "I want to make a call in the village." "Certainly, sir," replied the por. ter; "but could you give me a card to put on it ?" "I'm afraid I have not 'got one," replied the traveller. Pulling an old card from his poc ket, the king of hearts, he continued : "This will be a means of identifi cation." "Very good, sir," said the porter. In due time the traveller returned, and was looking about for his box, when he observed *the porter coming towards him, grinning. "My word, sir, that was a good trick." "What was a good trick ?" asked the traveller. "Why, sir, a gentleman came along just after you' had gone, took an ace of hearts out of his pocket, and put it on top of your king, and he went oil with your box, sir." ,, n - , Candles will last double the usual time if treated in the following way,: Take each candle by the wick and give...
Queenscliff Fifty Years Ago. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
'4r :iQueenscliff Fifty Years SAgo. .: he following is an extract from the files of the Geelong Adver tiser: ,:'Within the last three days two fine French ships, namely, La Reine D'Anjou, Capt Bethune, and - Ta Reine Blanche, Capt Chollet, fiotm Calcutta, have called here for drders; loaded with rice, and both cionsigned to Messrs Gilchrist, Hall and Co., Sydney. The former ves sel arrived on Thursday night and was ordered on to Sydney, but in .consequence of having sprung the S::foremast in the Bay of Bengal, the *captain thought it advisable to go on to Melbourne and take in a new foremast first. The agents having beeri made acquainted with the dis "abied state of the vessel, refused to take the cargo to Melbourne unless .5s '6d per ton was deducted off the freight. To this the captain objects. A fine point may arise if .this vessel does not break bulk and does not enter at the Customs. There is no rule in the port regula -tions to enforce payment of harbor -dues unless bulk is br...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
You Should be Determined Iri rejecting the *rorthless and frequently 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, enotdeceived! 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 peculiarly 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 calvptus 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 it...
Sunday Corner. Promotion by Faithfulness. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
: Sunday Corner. Promotion by Faithfulness: We are always on trial in this world. God's promotion are all in the lines of fidelity. When we do well with one talent, he puts two into our .hand. When we show ourselves.faithful and capable- with two, he adds two more. This is true not only of ordinary business capacities and fidelities, but also of moral and spiritual powers and privileges. When we do anything well, God increases our respon sibilities, puts new trusts into our charge. But failure in any testing brings the loss of the trusts already in.?our hands. If we would grow into great usefulness, we must be ever watchful that we fail in no duty or triaw.
BIG DEALS. Some Famous Spot-Cash Transactions. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
BIG DEALS,. Some Famous Spot-Cash Transactions. The sudden purchase. of the Picea' - dilly 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,' for half a million, but the compli cated nature of the deal is only ap parent when one tries to realise: what half a million of money' really is. But half a million down is by noc means a reckord. There have been: numerous sales' of great English es tates during the last twenty years, and more than £500,000 has been paid on at least two occasions. One es tate alone--the Kensington-realised over £~600,000, and the whole transs action did not cover two hours. Even within the past three months: two estates changed hands for £250,000 apiece. Mr. Pierpont Morgan has been aei sociated with many big. deals Some years ago he was shown a collection of old masters, and promptly pur- chased the lot for one- milliq: pounds sterling, drawing ...