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The Toast of the Queen. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 13 February 1884
The :Toast of the Queen.: English loyalty is commonly ;verbose. enough, andl effloresces in ornate periods: quite naturally. A verbatimi report ? fa o. speech, in giving the toast. of- The;Queen,'. at a recent .agricultural show diindr in Schotland, is going the rounds of ' tle press, which :illustrates. loyalty of the inarticilite sort. The chairman began--Now, gentle men, will ve a' fill your glaisses, for:I'm about to bring forwaed ' The Queen.' (Kpplause.) Our Queen, gentlemen, is really a wonderfu'-woman, if I may say it; she's one. of the good auld sort, nae whigmaleeries or falderals about her, but a douce daecent body. She's respectable beyond a ,doubt.,. She has brought up .a grand. family ao'. weel faured lads: and lsssies; her auldest. son being a credit to any mother, and they're a' weel- married.. One daughter is nae less than . 'mrried tQ the Duke., o' Argyll's .son and.. heir.. (Cheers.) Gentlemen, ye'll maybe, no believe it, but I ence saw the Queen, (Se'nsition.) I ...
Rev. Ward Beecher and the Stage. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 13 February 1884
Rev. Ward Beechier :?a ndthe Stage. At cne of the Rev. Waird Beecher's prayer imeetings recently, awhite-haired old gentle m;lnin'the front seatsaid that he desired to ask a question. Iflit seemed persoiial or in felicitous he craved forgiveness. Then this quiestion camne- I have heard you state 'that you had never been at the theatre, at the same time advising others not to visit it. iil have not told me, bu t the papers have that vou have recently been to various; plays. I would thank :youto tell what has caused _the. change in- yonrhabits in this respeef.' Qiloth Mr Beecher-! I don't.do anything in a corner, and when- I. went to the. Star Theatre I went in broad daylight. If I.go: again, I shall go in the same way, although I was brought uip to :belieice- that the theatre was a athing of evil, and going to one was as bad as going to the devil. Going to the theatre wasia good deal the same'as going tb' an hotel; there were 'good and' bad hotels-all that a man must do was to keep a...
Wit and Wisdom. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
"The Bitter Cry,"-" Another Allsopp, Mliss.',' When does a candle resemble a tombst me?-l When it is set up for a late husband. A man in Melbourne walks so slow tt at:his shadow frequently fals asleep on the sid ?walk The young gentleman who flew into a sinion has had his wings clipped. It is a mistake to suppose the sun is sup 'orted' in the skies by its beams. " It is very curious," said an old gentl man to his friend, "that a watch should be peifeotly dry when it has a running spring inside."' A wit (evidently legal) suggests as a .com pinion book'to" Every Man His Own La yeir,' SEvery Fool His Own Client.' . " Our'mothers, the only faithful.tenders who never misplaced a switch,' is a toast offered, at a railway banquet, ' A Yankee printer, in setting up a book 'pub 'lisher's advertisement, constructed. on , of .Dickens's'works thus: "' Barney by Rud :e Dols. 1.50." The title of a book or lecture is half a 'sue !ess. A lecturer in Pennsylvania has a lecture ipon "The men who spel...
Scientific Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
M. Victor Saint Paul has placed £1000 at the disposal of the Paris Academy of Medi cine as a prize to any person, whatever may be his vocation or nationality, who shall suc ceed in discovering an infallible means of, curing diphtheria. A new claimant for the invention of the.' telephone has appeared, and M. le Comte du' Moncel supports him. So early as 1854 Charles Borseul, a Frenchman, is reputed to have invented the telephone substantially as, it is now, and published his discovery in the autumn of the year mentioned. The Weekly Medical Review states that the smoke test is being used in England and.. Scotland with great satisfaction. It is ap. plied by a small machine with powerful fan ners, which blow the smoke of ingited cotton waste, saturated with oil, into the drainage system, 'and in' due time the smoke issues from all defective points and imperfect traps showing the leakage. Professor E. Fazio has been making notes in Ischia as to the impressions made upon the victims befor...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
Professor to class in surgery: "Tile right leg of the patient, as you see, is shorter than the left, iu consequence of which he limps. Now, what -would you do in a case of this kind?" Bright student: "Limp, too.'' WVWman, with dog jumping at hei, to Profes sor, owner of the animal-" For Heaven's sake, man, call your, dog off or he. will upset me." Professor, standing on one foot and scratching his' head--" One minute, madam, one minute; (to himself) as soon as I can remember the in fernal brute's name."
POULTRY RAISING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
POULTRY RAISING. Poultry- raising.is.. not, difficult, and. it is profitable." To be sure they requiire atten tion. If you let a hen set just anywhere, and she hatches: out ai few chicks,.and you let her run with the expectation of her provid. ing her brood with. provender from her forag ing expeditions, you may be disappointed. Early and constant, care pays.. The breed of.poultry, is another important hiatter. I have Grey Brahmas that weigh fifteen pounds to the pair dressed; at one-year "old;. and spring chicks, twelve weeks old, nearly three pounds each; and "I live in a city and keep my hens penned up in a yard 50x'30 feet, with a'population in that spaceof: from forty downwards, as the calls from: the kitchen decrease' the stock. Cannot success attend Florida 'RHenneries "as well-as here? Anew impetus has been given thle business by using the" Incubators" for .hatching, by means of 'artificial heat instead of the mother hen. Some have proved very, successful, while others have ...
A GREAT TEMPTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
A GREAT TEMPTATION. Alice Arnden was not a woman .one would select for a heroine because of her personality. She was neither large nor small; she was beautiful, I think (beauty is a hard thing to define and limit), but it was a beauty of no wonderful or unusual type, and was of that kind which grows on one gradually as his knowledge of the possessor of it grows. There was a wealth of sweetness and'purity shining up in her eyes which tears could never wash out; and the mouth indicated firmness and resolution, which had its begin. ning long before the night's vigil which had left it so sternly agonised. ,The, trouble which has come to Alice Arnden is of no unusual kind. It is a sud den sorrow, of a kind which has crushed out all hope in life, many times in the past; and will many times in the future, as long as men and maidens are proud and wilful. One may say, "?Only a lover's quarrel," but one should remember, that there are heart tragedies in this world, under the torture of which ...
Agricultural, &c. BRIEF NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
BRIEF NOTES. All the rubbish that can be converted into manure should be-saved. Beans are liable to be injured, by heavy rains,- and should be pulled as soon as they are ripe. Leave the vines in rows for a time to cure. .. run in the pasture at night, is much rel ishled by the workl:horses, but the 'regular ample stall feed should be giiren them before being turned out. SA bushel of seed wheat to the acre is ample, if the land is in, good heart and well prepared. Otherwise sow a bushel and a half: .If with this quantity of seed you cannot raise a full crop, wheat will not pay you at all, and you had better sow something else. , ,-There is no way in which the farmer can get the produce of his farm to market in so comnpact and valuable a form as in the pro. ducts of the dairy. - In this form the farmer pays a smaller tax in the form of tran sportation charges than in almost any other. An experienced farmer says " hilling" iot only retards the crops, but :increases the percentage of sm...
THE EARL OF DUFFERIN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
THE EARL OF DUFFERIN. 1REDERICK TEMPLE HAbMLTON BLACKWOOD, Earl of Dufferin, was born at Florence in 126,' :and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He was attached to Earl Russell's special mission to Vienna in February, 1855, and in 1860 was sent as British Commissioner to Syria in relation to the massacre there of the Christians. In 1862 he married the eldest daughter of the late A. Hamilton, Esq., of Killyleagh Castle, Co. Down. He successively held the following ofEces: Lord Lieutenant of the Co. of Down, Under Secretary.of State for India, Under Secretary for War, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Governor-General of the Dominion of Canada, Ambassador at St. Petersburg, and afterwards to Constantinople. In October, 1882, he was instructed to unravel the tangled skeins of Egyptian politics, to suggest the best substitute for an English protectorate, and to lay down the basis upon which self-government might be established in the valley of the Nile.
Good Thoughts. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
Scandal will rub out like dirt when it is dry. Contaet with the world either breaks or hardens ther heart. 'He who knows only his own side` of the case, knows little of that. Variety of mere nothings gives iore plea sure than unifoinity of something. The world is'comedy'to those who think, a tragedy to'those.who feel. Love without.esteem cannot reach far, nor rise 'ery high; it is an angel with but one Bad temper is 'its'own -scourge. Few things are bitterer than to feel bitter. ,A man's venom poisons himself more than his victim. Experience shows that success is' due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to work, body and. soul. So great a happiness do I esteem it. to :be loved that I fancy every blessing, both from gods and men, ready to descend spontane ouslyi upon him who is loved. Man lives apart, but not alone; He walks among his peers,, unread ; The best of thoughts that he hath known, For lack-of listeners, are never said. Pride, ill-nature and wan...
LORD R. H. SPENCER-CHURCHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
LORD 1., H. SPEWEUR-CHURCHILL. ORD RANDOLPH HENRY SPENCER SCHURCHILL is a son of the late Duke o fMarlborough, by Lady Francis Anne Emily, eldest daughter of the Marquis of Londonderry. He was born in 1849, and was educated at Merton College, Oxford. In 1874 he married Jennie, the daughter of L. Jerome, Esq., of New York. He first became member of Parliament in 1874, when he was elected in the Conservative interest as member of Wood stock. His parliamentary actions have, at 'least of late, given apparent evidence of that want of harmony in the councils of the Conser vative party of which so much capital has been made by their opponents. He has gone far be yond his nominal chief in his attacks on Mr. Gladstone and the Liberals, and has many times declared his independence of party discipline and party counsels. The. noble lord is a " chartered libertine" in politics, and the House is amused and interested in his escapades.
Little People. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
" Please I want to buy a shillinga's worth of hay." " Is it for your father ?" " Oh, no; it's for the horse; father doesn't eat 'hay !" One morning one of the horses got loose. Marcy came running to grandma in great excitement. "Oh, grandma," she cried. " Nellie's going off up the road bare-headed !" Nellie hadn't any harness on. "Alice," said Mrs. Petulia, in a -subdued tone, to her little girl one evening at supper, "you must eat bread with your jam." "' But, mamma," persisted Alice, "its plenty good eniough without bread." Scene, a Sunday school. ;'Young lady cate chising the children on the plagues of Egypt. Y.L.-" And what became [of: the plagues. of locusts ?" A pause. Then small boy at bottom suddenly : " Please, miss, I `know.! Johnithe'Baptist' ate them." " One evening our family 'had" devilled ham[ for supper. Ruth liked it very much, but after being helped to it once she forgot the name. She sat thinking for a' mom'ent, and then her face brightened up as she exclaimed,' "...
THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. HE MOST REV. EDWARD WHITE BENSON, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born near IBirmingham in 1829, and is the son of Edward White Benson, Esq., of Birmingham Heath, and formerly of York. He was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham, and the Trinit College, Cambridge. He graduated M.A. in 1855, B.D. in 1862, and D.D. in 1867. For some years he was assistaht master in Rugby School, and he held the head-mastership of Wellington College, from its first opening in 1858 tiown to 1872, when he was appointed a Canan Residentiary and Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral. He was con secrated the first Bishop of Truro in St. Paul's Cathedral on the 25th of April, 1877. On the death of Dr. Tait, in the close of 1882, he was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury,, bringing with him to this elevated position an almost unprecedented unanimity of approval. • Dr. Benson is the author of several works, amongst which we may name " Boy-life: its Trials, its Strength. its Fulnes...
MATERNAL INSTINCT IN RATS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
.MATERNAL INSTINCT IN RATS.-A gentle. man liviug in Norfolk supplies an interesting story as instancing the strength of the: mater. nal instinct in the rat., A fox terrier stopped at a hole,:and after turniing' in a :feiretv with: no succets, as it kreturned :very much bitten. about the head, the 'atting party started dig.' ging and soon' came, upon a rat's nest with several young ones. Just then a rat was seen 'desceiiding the batik with a.young. one in its: mouth'; it' crossed the. ditch, raniup the banik on the other side and. went boldly across to a corn 'stack some twelve yards disiant, into which it disappeared. ' Althouigh" there were several people and dogs aboiut the rat quickly reappeared, without the young one thistime, and made for the bank again, evidently with the intention of fetching another little one out of danger; but, iunfortuiiately,'6 oie-of: the terriers caught- and killed her in the ,fence. Upon putting a line(i, ferret in the staclr, into which it went about...
COMIC INCIDENTS. HOW THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES ARE OFTEN INTERRUPTED BY ODD HAPPENINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
COMIC INCIDENTS; HOW THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES .'ARE OFTEN INTERRUPTED BY ODD HAPPENINGS. The performance of a play, like the course of true love, does not always run' smooth. Interruptions will constantly occur, and whatever want of effect there may be in the play itself, there is generally plenty of it in the unrehearsed incidents. They are fre quently those touches of nature which make the whole .house, for the moment, kin. There are, indeed, sarcastic people who con sider these unrehearsed effects as the best of the "show," and wish that the plays themselves could be only half as natural. One source of these effects is the strong hold which the illusion of the scene takes upon unsophisticated spectators. We have all heard of the sailor who, seeing the virtu ous heroine of the piece beset by wretches, jumps over the footlights to her defence. An adjuration to "Let that gal alone, won't yer," has often been heard at the East End and over the water. It is not always gal. lery occupan...
A PARTIALLY NEW SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
A PARTIALLY NEW SUBJECT. "We ought to do something about this Band of Hope," suggested the religious editor, scratching his head dismally, and looking hopelessly at the managing editor. " I don't know exactly what we ought to do, but we ought to do something." "What is it all about?" asked the manag ing editor, glancing up wearily. ".What is the Band-of Hope? How many times have I told you not to interfere inpolitics ?!" "The Band of Hope isn't politics," sneered the. religious editor. "It's a Sunday school teiiperance organisation.": - "' Well, what about it ?'.' demanded the managing editor, impatiently. "' Do they want to be brought, before the public ? Are they after'a notice"' " ' "Not that I have Beard of. But you told me to pick, some religioun. subject, and I thought we might have, something about that, if. you couldn't think of anything else. At ,the' same' tihe' I don't know what' to say." "What is the object of the organisation, anyway ?" asked the maaging editor. "To kee...
The Sentinel. SATURDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
SATURDAY, 16TH. FEBRUARY, 1884, SEngland, as: usual, is goingt:o war: with the customary amount of reliniiin . ary blunderinfg ITh'e toops are now being desp atcl:ia red-hot haste, bit not: efore?di is tii me the False Pro' phet's folldoiers` aire busily.: engaged ini mitating 'tAi"' I idian mutiny. It is time ?th;atithe days' of the False Pro: phet were notonly fulfilled, but num tberedd The' ,agent-generai for the: colony of Victoria has offered the use of ,:: the gmboats~ Vlicto??r a, Albert,ad a Tli .at is now it ibraltar awaiting' the. arrival of th two gun-. bfoatsiifromiortsImoutb but i ithe offer is accepted be the Imperial Govorn ment;the officers and men will be seek ing the bubble reputation at tle.canori's mouth in . the country of. the rebellion instead `of' enjoyin'g themselves peace ably in Hobsion's, Bay. The English, Government, -hive abandoned their ii-. tenition of' sending, a brigade of Egypt cains fdor thb defetnce of Upper Egypt., We, mention :iit quietly as th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
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THE BRIDE OF A DAY. CHAPTER THE SECOND. (Concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
THE BRIDE OF A DAY. CHAPTER THE SECO)ND. S (Concluded.) Eleanor did everything correctly. Since SMaietta was determined to leave het, she should go ; but it should be under the escort of their old servant; and she should only start for home when Miss Lascelles was . reiidy to let her go. Therefore Marietta and the artist did meet again, but the young girl looked so cold and held her head so high that he did not venture to speak to her. He was young, this was his first love, and his failure, even so much as to make it known, plunged him into the depths of despair. When, with a tenderness and grace for which few people would have given her credit, Miss Laseelles broke to him the news of the young girl's departure-"I am afraid she wishes to escape from us," she said-he was like one distraught. If it was he who had caustd the breach between them, he earnestly entreated to be allowed togo away anywhere, in the world or out ift," But Miss Lascelles answered, with regret, that things were ...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
News and Notes. On Friday next anusica and elo cutionary entertainment?iwill -be giTen i : the Foresters' hall, 'in aid of the funds; 'of the°Wesleyai: hurh. Several lead-. ing and popi ari: aiiateirs. from Geelong have pronised; their services, and from, their reputation ai vocalists, elocutionists, and:instrumieinalists, a pleasant and en jot able eveniig sa entertainment may be peipctd? ?Full ,particulars.may. be seer by referring to the advertisement another coluhun,