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THE KITCHEN GARDEN. NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, NOVEMBER4 Saiading of various kinds msay be s?en. Leave off cutting Asparagus early in the month, and if the soil is . eedy apply anOther sprinklingof salt; water or liquid manure is beneficial when the. weather is dry. Mulch Bean', Peas, and other erops t~ con. serve the moisture in the soil, Draw earth to Celery and to Beanr, i, any other crops requiring eupport- Break off the flower stems of Onions, Rhu barb and Sea-Kae~ as soon as they ap pear. Plarnt out Cabbages, etc., when the weather will permit. Clear the ground of the remains of crops, and prepare it for others. Make final sow' Sigs of Cucumbersn, Melons, etc. .The foltowing may be wsa U planted during the month : lans, French Peas 3erecole Radish -ke~codi Pmnip Cabbage Spinacsb Cetlery Tumrnip Coasu Sweet, et Silver t e ' S3gar Maize Mustard & (ress 4Istce d( pringOnions Green (odder for Caltt-liMi[r'i Amber Cane, and Segham.
Thunder Storm in Queenscliff. ABUNDANCE OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
Thunde'r Storm in Queenscliff. ABUNDANCE OF WATER. Queenscliff residents rejoiced yesterday, when rain fell in abun dance. During the night previous it had rained freely, about half-an inch falling. Towards evening, however, oppresive atmosphere gave wpy to a thunderstorm, the rain of which came down very freely, lasting about half-an-hour, recording over an inch of rain. The tanks of 'Queenscliff are now in:. most cases running over, for which residents ai-e, or should be, very gratefuil*
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
HQOUSEHOLD HINTS. Hondy in the oomb eaten freely', te sapital prevention of conatipation. Scotch broth is greatly improved by the idditioir of a dessertspoonful of sugar. For patent leather or' glace kid boots, furniture cream makes an excellent polish. Gloves ahould not be removed during a aall. Remote stains from light materials by enbbing with a piece of elean white udiarubber. Flour throwz upon burning paraflin will instantly extinguish it, while water ,nly spreads the flames. Maidenhair fern can be kept green f6r . considerable time by singeing the ends )f the stalks. Always shrink braid by wetting it thoroughly before putting on the gown, either for binding foot or trimming. A very' good thing for a tired headache is to dip bandages in hot water and bind firmly round the brow. 'iwo to three folds of common whiite muslin made wet, and ironed to dry, makes a nice stiff lining for print neck bands. After washing the hair, and before combing it, rub in a little vaseline; it makes ...
A Message About War. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
A Message About War. The following is an extract of a letter sent by Lieut T. G. Mitchell, formerly of Queenscliff now on a visit to the. Old Country, and. re ceived by members of the 70th In fantry, dated September 18th from Edinburgh: 'I have volunteered for service here and have been trying to get in but being Australian and having no papers on me, I am inding great trouble. I went to London last week to try to get in there. I have applied for Kitchner's new army, Royal Fusillers-and Middlesex regi ment, but there are hundreds of ap plicants. Well, L6ndon is weird at present. In daytime there is not much difference, except for the presence of soldiers everywhere and recruiis marching though the city,/ but at night it is. weird. A city which is normally as bright' as day is now in darkness. All high lights are forbidden; trains and buses travel with drawn blinds; arc lamps are out, and. a few which are alight are painted black with a small space at the bottom for light near the Wa...
HEALTH NOTES. How to Live A Century. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
--? REALTH NOTES.I: First, live as much as H eto possible out of doorsr a Centuryr never letting a day pass without spending at least three or four hours in the open air., Second, keep all the powers of mind and body occupied in congenial work. The muscles should be developed and the mind kept active. Third, avoid excesses of all kinds, whether of food, drink, or of whatever nature they may be. Be moderate in all things. .Fourth, never despair. Be cheerful at all times. Never give way to anger. Never let the trials of one day pass over to the next. The period from 50 to 75 should not be passed in idleness or abandonment of all work. Here is where a great many men fail. They resign all care of interest in worldly affairs, and rest of body and mind begins. They throw up their business and retire to private iife, which in too many cases proves to be a suicidal policy. During the next period-the period .iom 75 to ioo years, while the powers ,f life are at their lowest ebb-one ::annot be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
PubHli Notices. •._ . ·:·. ·:. Brigh ~citchoock S New Spring Goods. NEWEST GOODS. LATEST DESIGNS. Bright &8 Hitchcocks, 'Phone 20. Hesse Street. ISpring Goods. Spring Goods. NEW & SEASONABLE GOODS ".. NOW SHOWING AT . -REASONABLE PRICES. A: Fine.Assortment of Trimmed and Untrimmed , Millinery, to Choose From. iW s oiliner and Gnral Daper. S, STB. iV. AHIdride & on, Has a Choice Selection of WEDDING and BIRTHDAY GIFTS in Jewellery, Watches, Clocks, and Electro Plate, at Prices to suit All. I-:I: ... Repairs of Every Description.-A Trial Solicited. W.A. & Son Make a Specialty of Spectacle Repairs. SHesse Street -North. ++ omiffa 2m 5~anot i 4.. HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY f 1i, General Banking Business ,p.!a" e CITIES and TOWNS of AUSTRALIA, and LONDON "Fable remittanccs made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Lettersof credit issued to any partof tbohe world. Bills negotiated or forwarded for collection. Banki...
Fishing Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
Fishing Notes. During the past week fishermen have been more successful than of recenit; there being big catches of schnapper and 'couta. Cray-fishing is not so active recently. The anniversary of the Methodist ·Sunday -school will be held to morrow, the-preacher being Rev. J. M'Bride, of Geelong. There: will be special singing bythe scholars, and which is usually very attrac tive. On Monday evening there is a concert, when hthe children will render a number of bright musical items and recitations. There was, perhaps, no place where the destruction of the raider Emden· was received with greater satisfaction than in Queenscliff. Everyone rejoiced, although ac knowledging the clever work of the Emden. It is evident that Australian ports have escaped great danger, possibly Queenscliff" forts amongst the rest, as it is pretty clear she had shaped her course for these waters.
THE BEST HOLIDAY RESORT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
- ?IE :BEST HOLIDAY RESORT. SOn" nights that are cloudy or starry, SOn days that are sunny or damp, 'Along promenades that are tarry Tired people persistently tramp. SBut, better than Blackpool ,or Brighton, With 'Pleasure's' mechanical tread, 1 'he 'weetest resort to alight on S, Is'bed li T'o places all built on one model A pier and a tarry parade 'Poor victims submissively toddle, In holiday garments arrayed. The sea and the sand and the shingle Whose novelty's vanished and dead, D 8UB them, and-take a first single To bed ! :.:^' -.t.-~Coulson,_^ . %r ^?'zk ··
Girls' Club. SOCIAL EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
'Girls . Club. SOCIAL EVENING. The final evening for the season bf the Girls' Club took the form of a social in the Town Hall on the 2nd inst. Each member' invited a friend. There being about 150 present. The evening was pleasantly Spent in games, competitions, and danc ing, prizes were distributed to the various winners of the different Competitions. Being purely a children's night the young folk thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The programme was left in the hands of Mr Grenfell, Mr Guy and Mr Len- Lloyd, who .carried out their duties in an efficient manner. The lady members of the committee worked hard in preparing a coffee supper, after which the elder mem bers enjoyed a short time at danc ing. The social was held under the supervision of the president (Mrs Otway), Mr Grenfell (Instructor) and Committee. Games of various kinds were played and small prizes were given to the winners, viz:-Misses F. Priddle, Ethel Woolford, M. Waterspool and Grace McLeod .in the gent's peg race. Miss ...
IN THE FACE OF MISFORTUNE. TROUBLES ONLY MAKE SOME PEOPLE LAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
IN THE FACE OF MISFORTUNE. TROUBLES ONLY MAKE SOME PEOPLE LAUGH. While. some people are depressed by the smallest troubles, and almost hopelessly crushed by great ones, others see only the brightest side of everything, are ready to believe un der the severest misfortune that, af ter all, an even . greater calamity might have happened to them, and are able to get actual enjoyment out of the contemplation of the little troubles and catastrophes of daily life. It is all a matter of disposi tion. A costermonger was pushing his barrow of fruit along Cheapside when a motor-'bus caught the barrow and upset the whole of the fruit into the roadway. The coster took off his cap scratched his head, and, as he saw his property rolling in all directions beneath the wheels of the crowded vehicles, simply remarked, with a grin : "Well, there ain't no blessed word for it !" A man who was walking along the bank of a canal accidently stumbled and fell in. Some persons who saw the affair from a little ...
PATTER ARTISTS STILL AT CROSS PURPOSES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
PATTER ARTISTS STILL AT CROSS PURPOSES. Where are you going to spend your holiday this summer ? No holiday for me. I'm saving all my money for a machine. Sewing or killing ? Neither. I'm going to buy a dicta graph. What is a dictagraph ? A dictagraph is a wonderful instru ment. With such an instrument, no matter where you are, you can hear what your wife says about you be hind your back. Oh, it's an instrument of torture? It's a great invention. With a dic tagraph you can find out' just who your friends are. All you have to do is to go and visit the people you know,stick it under the carpet or be hind th'e piano, and when you go home you can sit in .your parlour, and hear everything they say about you. But if YOU did that pretty soon you wouldn't have any friends. Not at all. You don't need to let them know that you know what they think of you. But what plea'sure is there in be ing a dictagrapher? I don't see any fun in going to a party and then coming home and listening to your sel...
THE DAIRY. WEALTH IN A GOOD HERD. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
THE DAIRY. WEALTH IN A GOOD HERD. In securing a dairy herd too few people realise how easy it is to ac cumulate wealth by building up a herd that represents the highest pos sible quality in the cows. A dairy herd may become merely, the means of affording a living, if indeed not a hard, drudging life, or it may be a veritable savings bank, accumula ting compound interest. Only ten years ago the University of Missouri purchased four registered Holstein cows and a bull for £94. At the present time the descendants from this purchase number 35 head, some of which could not be purchas ed for £200 and the entire lot is valued at over £2,000. In addition to this increased value, bulls have been sold for breeding purposes that leaves a substantial margin to the credit of the sales account after al lowing for the occasional purchase of a new bull for use in the herd. One thousand dollars a year is what this original investment of £94 returned' on increasin'g value alone, to say nothing of the...
GRAINS OF GOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
1. RAIS OF COI The ,more wit one has tlle ore orb$ - g:inality one finds among men. It is little troubles that wear the heart out. It is easier to throw a bomb shell a mile than a feather-even • ,with artillery, Honest good humour is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is e no rial companionship equal to that S where the jokes are rather small and the laughter abundant While many womens abuse the leve that is laiished upon them, the ave rage woman lives upon a kind.look, a tender toae and. an occasional caress, - arid.. repays. these with the devotion ci a lifetime, , Enthusiasm is the glow of the soul; enthusiasm is the lever by which men are raised above the average level and enterprise, and become capable of goodness and benevolence which, but for it, would be quite impossible. Aimn at perfection in everything, • hough in most things it is unattain. able; for those who aim at it, and per severe, will come much nearer to it than those Whose Iaziness and despon. dency ma...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. Tuesday, Nov 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
BOROUCH GCOUNGIL. Tuesday, Nov 9th. Present:-Crs Cuzens (mayor), Arkins, Brinsmead, H. Thompson, Thwaites and Patching, The minutes of previous meet ings were' read, and confirmed- on the motion of Crs Arkins and Thwaites. The correspondence included the following items: Nominations for the Country Fire Brigades! Board having been invited through the Chief Secretary, it was resolved, on the motion of Crs Thwaites and Patching, to nominate Cr Andrew of Bendigo and Cr Pearse of Ballarat. Cr Andrew was warmly supported by Cr Thwaites, having had a lengthy experience and an enthusiast in Fire Brigade matters. . A letter from the Railway Dept. regarding sanitary matters was re-. ceived. It was decided tor advertise the town in the News of the Week (Geelong), in which, it wasiunder stood, would he included-pictures of Queenscliff interest. Two letters were received, from the Fire Brigade and Town Band Pictures, secretaries, drawing coun cil's attention to the bad state, of the chairs and ...
WHAT THE NIGGER THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
WHAT THE RtOGER- THOUGHT, Admiral De Horsey is an excellent racontesr, and from out of his fund of afii:cdote, 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 Regiment. "Who go dar ?" demanded the black warrior, bringing his bayonet to the charge. "A friend," came the reply oat of the dark. "Wal, Massa Frien', what am de co:ntersign ?" "That's all right, you know me," said the Commodore. "Ire know nobody no got dat countersign," and he brought his bayonet perilously -near the offieer. "You no can pass h'yar." "3ut I am Commodore De Hor sey." The nigger broke into a b...
A MAN WHO WAS HANGED. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
A MAt W.au wA BANGED. It was the custom in the good oli days, especiaUy in Ireland, to hang oondemned 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 hoer his body was given to his friends, who put him in a cofn they had brougkt with them, and gaooped el with him on a cart. But, bedre they were out of sight of the gallows authorities, the corpse lathe exuberance of his joy sat up in the coffin and shouted "Hooroo !" A "pall," terrified lest ,his exhibition of vitality should cause the execu tioner to come alter them, hit the hanged man playfually on the head with his stick, remarking, "Kape quiet, ye divil." The sileacing was so effectual that the victim of it 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 cul prit's ar...
DOCTOR AND PATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 November 1914
DQCTOR AND PATIENT. The late Dr. Cruveilhier, of Paris, was a man of unbounded liberality. One day he heard that a poor young woman, whose husband was a clerk in the W~ar Office, had been taken ser iously ill. He went to see her, at tended her for a motith, 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 aDOut fifteen francs, he exclaimed : '"What a lovely piece of carpet you have got there !" "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. • 'n• m...,wa ...