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The Garden Sepulchre. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
The Garden Sepulchre. (By a Banker) The conviction entertained ' of late yeafs by so many,. well quali fied. to judge, that- the traditional a~i'rd 'sites of -:Jerusalem:: cannot possibly be the actual spots where the great evtnts "commemorated took plaee, and: the synchronous discovery of an. ancient tomb out side the walls and in the immediate vicinity of the Hill of Calvary, or Golgotha, which, .it is believed, is the veritable Holy Sepulchre, is to many a matter of great interest. And- when the" great subject is ekamined in the light both of the 'sacred writings and of contempor "ry, history,' that conviction is p.iore and more 'strengthened and intensified; and the greatest wonder is excited that the legendary and -imaginary testimony should have been so generally and almost uni 'versally accepted, by which the :traditional site was assigned as the true locality:'of: the Sepulchre. Truly, beautiful for, situation is the royal cityr of Jerusalem. The visitor who would wish to ga...
A PECULIAR POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
&, PECULIAR POST-OFFICE. Sailing vessels still go round Cape Horn, just, as they did in the six teenth century, navigators finding it very difficult to make the winding passage through the Straits of Ma gellan. Sometimes, however, on account of stormy weather, ships have to hover off the Horn for the greater part of a month. Cape Horn is a big mass of rock, which rises abruptly from the sea and forms a small island. Upon one of the 'ledges of this rock there stands a covered barrel. Ship captains who arc . passing around the Cape send a boat 'ashore at this point,' if possible, to take from the barrel whatever mail matter is. going in their direction, ands drop in iit whatever is desired shall go in the opposite direction. This mail box is the world's most southern post-office, and it does not need a postmaster.
Sunday Corner. Christmas Lessons. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
Sunday Corner. Christmas Lessons. Christmas should teach us to be Christ to others all about us, that from our very garments may flow the virture that shall heal and bless all who touch us. There are few people whom God. calls.to do great things for him, but the best thing most of us can do in this world is to live out a real, simple, beautiful, strong Christian life in our alloted place. Thus in our little measure we shall repeat the life of the Master himself, showing men some feeble reflection of his sweet and loving face, and doing in our im perfect way a few ..of the lovely things he would .do if he were. here. himself in our place.
YOU'LL REMEMBER THIS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
YOU'LL REMEMBER THIS. Jaggers and Snipson were walking home together when Snipson said i *Wait a tick.' I've forgotten some-i thing my wife told me to get." "What is it ?" inquired Jaggers. "I've forgotten what it is I've for gotten." "My dear chap, . you can't forget what you've forgotten, if you remem ber you've forgotten what you can't remember." I . know; but what can I tell the wie. Shall I say I didn't forget to get it, but I forgot what it was I had to remember to get ? Or shall I say I had forgotten what I had for gotten to remember riot to forget ? She's sure to say I shouldn't have forgotten to forget it !, Hallol I' remember now." "What! Remember what you've forgotten ?" 'Yes. It's. a .pound of sugar. I remember what I forgot, andI" re member what I had forgotten I had forgotten." Then a tired couple journeyed to, the nearest grocer's,._
BIG DEALS. Some Famous Spot-Cash Transactions. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
BIG DEALS. S ---•---4 .Some Famous Spot-Cash Transactions. The sudden purchase of the Picca 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 no means a rec'ord. 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.,th. whole trans 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 as sociated with maniy big deals Some years ago he was shown a collection of" old masters, and promptly .pur chased the .lot for one millior pounds sterling, dra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
Year - Cards iGo TO SENTINEL OFFICE. i I Professional Nurses throughout Australasia TESTIFY TO AND RECOMMEND LEMENTS TONI NURSE ENDRES, of Burbon Street, Bundaberg (Q.), writes : "I was so ill I longed for the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: C-L.EMEINTS TONIC LTD. " Until two years ago I followed my profession of LADIES NURSE, residing then at Mt. Perry. Overwork brought on a TOTAL COLLAPSE OF MY NERVOUS SYSTEM. I was treated by several doctors, but, grew worse, and became so low and suffered so much that I despaired of ever being well again; in fact, ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR; and, indeed, I ONLY LONGED FOR THE HOUR WHEN I WOULD BE AT PEACE. A friend, who was most pei' sistent in her efforts, finally made me try Clements Tonic, AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION. Four bottles saw me up and about, and now, although well advanced in years, I am strong and active, and well able .to look alter the business I have. I ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND WO...
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, DECEMBER. .i-: Potatoes should be dug when the t?:: s are withered; those intended for S.ets should be exposed to light in the Ished; but those for use should be kept in the.d trk. Gather Herbs when in :: flower, and hang them in bunches ; .un.. Uder cover. Pull Onions as soon as -ripe, anp keep them in a cool shed. The following may be sown or or planted during the month: Beans, French Mustard & Cress Borecole .-Peas Broccoli Radish Brussels Sprouts Spinach Celery Turnip Lettuce Parsnip Green fodder for Cattle--Maize Amber Cane, and Sorghum.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
F O R A G- E. TENDERS will be received until Eleven o'clock a.m. on Thursday, 7th January, 1915, for the supply of Forage at the various Police and other Stations in Victoria from the 1st March, 1915, to the 29th February, 1916. Full details as. published in the Vic toria Government Gazette of 9th De cember, 1914, copies of which, with tender forms, conditions, &c., may be obtained at the stations or from the Secretary, -Tender Board, Treasury, M elbourne:. A. J. PEACOCK, Treasurer. Melbourne. G. F. BE VAN, General Blacksmith, Carriage Builder, &c., BI3GS to announce that he has pur ,-J chiaaed Mr Wm.2 Simpkin's Black smithing Business in Mercer street, Quieeiscliff, ana' hopes to receive a full s"iare~ of patronage... - . Cak-riage. Building, Shoeing and General ' lacksmithing. Come & hear the 'Picnic' Ipi?"E tatest and .,Most Compact Disc Talking Machine, £4 10s. Records, DouBle-sided, 2s. ANDREW T. TIHOMPSON, Sole Agent. J II-- -- - ------ Education. i1I1A...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Honey in the comb eaten freely, is a :.?pital' prevention of constipation. Scotch broth is greatly improved by the tddition of a dessertspoonful of sugar. For patent leather or glaco kid boots, iurniture cream makes an excellent polish. Gloves should not be removed during a all. Remove stains from light materiuis by -ubbing with a piece of clean white ndiarubber. Flour thrown upon burning paraffin Sill instantly extinguish it, while water )nly spreads the flames. Maidenhair fern can be kept green for s 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. Two to three folds of common white 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 the...
THE TOAD UNDRESSES [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
THE TOAD uiDSkE.. SES.. - +------~ It is about the middle of July; when he appears sluggish and not in clined to. move, that the toad sheds his skin.- If. you 'wait. patiently you will observe him press his elbows Lgainst his sides;, and begin rubbing lownward.s After a few smart rubs his skih begins to burst open straight afong his back. He keeps on rub bing until he has worked all his skin into folds on his sides and hips ; then, grasping one hind leg with both his hands, he hauls off one leg. of his pants,, then strips off the- other hind leg in the same way. Heo then brings the cast-off cuti cle forward, between his fore-legs,. iqto his mouth,' and swallows it.; then, by raising" and lowering his head, still swallowing as -his head comes down, he strips off the skin underneath, until it comes to his fore-legs. Grasping one - of these with the opposite hand, by consider able "pulling he strips. off the :skin Changing hands,. he strips the other. Then, by a.. slight motion of the ...
A COMPLAINT. To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
'A COMPLAINT. To the Editor Sir,--;As. a visitor, my sense of propriety has been disturbed at the unseemly ., noises in - the main street late at night by parties of young military recruits. How is this ? I quite understood that these young, soldiers were required to. be in their, camps not later .than 10 p.m. So boistrous have these young fellows been, that for a time myself and family have been unable to rest until long after midnight. You would oblige by publishing this, thereby drawing the attention of the.officers who accompany them in their .military instruction. Yours, &c., I)ISTURBED. Christmas Eve saw? the boats arrive very fuill of visitors for Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale, whilst for Sorrento there was, as usual, a due proportion. It is con-. jectured there are: not quite as many visitors as last year, but still j all hotels and boarding-houses, besides numerous private dwell ings, :are quite full., The big I drags, cabs and mnotors were busy on the arrival of t...
Methodist Church. MISSION SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
Methodist - Church. -.... MISION SERVICES. The-all important subject of. mis sions was `eal': with. on Sunday last, in the ;Methodists Church, the preacher being Rev..J. W. Burton, one. of the .. most. _ epeftienced mi. sionaries. of '.the church, who has labored for .many` years in the Pacific and authorof'several wide ly-read works, .one, of which is most popular, 'The Call to. the Pacific.' The' services were.:well attended, especially' in the evening.. Mr Burton chose subjects most befit ting, and brought homn, to his con gregation the, need of" greater in dividital and collective help for all mission work. The subject was of great importance and the services were made bright. On, the evening, following ,' Rev J.. W. Burton ,addressed a .rather poorly attended meeting on 'India', where the rev gentleman had been oni furlough. ,It .has seldom been the opportunity of .Queenscliff peo ple to.listen to one who is so. gifted with powers of description *as Mr Burton.' He. took his aud...
AMUSEMENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
,AMUSEMENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS. There will be no dearth of evening entertainment for the holi days, as far as pictures are con cerned. This evening the Fire Brigade and,Band 'unite in a fine display in the Towrn Hall, and on Tuesday next: also present another splendid programme, particulars of which are seen by programme in circula tion. The Fire Brigade. Pictures are also held on New Year's. Night, when there will be a special pro-. gramme. A ball is also to be held by the Brigade on New Year's Eve, when provision is made for a very good evening. A dance is announced for Mon day. next in the Town Hall.
WON THE KETTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
WON THE KETTLE., A: bishop was. visiting some houses in, a well-known mining district. On entering: one of the. houses ho saw,Ato his great surprise a number of. men seated;in .a circle on the. floor, .in the. ,iddle of which was a. bright copper 'kettle. . Being much interested in, workmen and. their' ways, he inquired. of* one of the men what was- going on. " ' tWe're trying," said the miner, "to see`'who'ean tell the biggest lie, and "the kettle will be presented to the man who 'tells it." The' bishop, greatly shocked, ex claimed, "Why, -my good man, I never told a:lie in my life.". i The miners, thinking that his-"lord ship was acoanpetingI for the prize, unanimously cried, "Give 'im th' ket' tie I "' ... Ci--I I_ -C~
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
DEATHS. FARRELL.-On December 20th, acci dentally drowned at Queenscliff, Arthur, youngest son of late H. and M. A: Farrell, brother of W., H., F., T. and J. Farrell; aged 39 years.
Church News. Services on Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
.,hu'lrch News. Services on Sunday. CATHOLI.ICCHURCH Sunday,! Dec. 27-Mass at 8 arid 9 o'clock. Riosary and Benediction at 7 p.m. CHURCH OF: ENGLAND Preacher-Rev. W. Watson Laidlay Holy Cdimm ion, 7, 8, and 11. Evensong, 7. METHODIST CHURCH Preacher- Rev. P. E. Mallalieu. Pt. Ionsdale, 7.30 p.m. - Mr W. H.' Brinsmead.. Sunday, Jan. 3. 11 a.m.-Rev P. Mallalieu. Sacrament. 7 p.m.-Mr Richards. Pt. Lonsdale, 7.30-Rev. P.. E Mallalieu ST. 'ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Preacher-Rev. Smith MacBain. Pt Lonsdale at 3 p.m.
SPROUTING ALMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
SPROUTING ALMONDS. The ,Assistant Horticultural Ex pert in New South Wales- has given the following information on the matter of "Keeping and sprouting almonds :--"Throw into the bottom of a box sufficient sand to cover an inch deep, then a layer of nuts, cover with . another inch of sand, and so on,, to within a few inches of the top. Afterwards water well with a sprinkler and again during the. wi-n ter whenever the sand gets too '?. The sand has to be pretty well Sait? ' rated with water, especially rr.-..: about July 1 until planting f: August, September, or October, cording to the locality. The n . are then planted in drills and co-.. ed to a depth of 2 to 3 in. Almo?n are worked on their own stocks "? i,:
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
.Personal. .ev. D. G. and Mrs M'Crea :ndj family are: spending a holiday at" Point Lonsdale. Mr M'Crea. re- cently acted in charge of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, for. three months and made many friends, who are pleased to see him looking so well. , Miss Mollie Mortimer left Queenscliff during the week to spend the Christmas holidays .with her parents in Adelaide. Mr A. F. Parker, who recently contested the Barwon State eec tion, has been nominated for selec tion by the Labor League of Bendigo as a candidate for. the House of Representatives for: .the seat vacated through the death• of late Hon. J. A. Arthur. Mr. Alfred J.- Thompson, for nmerly - of ..Queenscliff and son. of Mrs H. R. Thompson, was on Monday last, at St. Paul's Cathe-' dral, Melbournie, ordained deacon of the Anglican i Church. The ceremony was performed by Dr Lowther Clarke.. We congratulate Mr. Thompson on having etitered upon so responsible a calling. Capt. and Mrs Puckle, of, Somer ville, have been spending...
MANURIAL EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
MANIURIAL EXPERIMENTS. The following "conclusions" have been arrived at by the Agriculur l Chemist of New South Wales (Mr. F. B. Guthrie) as a result of five years' experiments conducted, at the Wag a State Farm, "with a view to deter mine the most suitable manuring for wheat. 1. On new and fairly good land the addition of quantities of superphosphate (2 cwt. 2 cwt. per acre) alone gives better results for the first few years than mixtures of complete manures. This initial advan tage disappears, however, after the first two or three years, and a com plete manure is necessary to obtain the best results. 2. The use of nitrate of soda, or of sulphate of ammonia, alone, has no influence on the yield, and it would appear that superphosphate occupies the same position as a manure for wheat that n:trate of soda does in Europe. 3. Basic slag is equally effective with superphosphate, and has the ad, vantage that the beneficial effects continue for a longer period. 4 Potash salts, though appa...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 26 December 1914
THE doubt has frequently been expressed as to what kind of season Queenscliff and Pt Lonsdale should have ihis year, meaning whether it should be spoilt by reason of the drought, the war, or the inclemency of weather. This is a question of live ;interest to the resident, and. .especially to the business man, the latter having, most probably, strug gled with a great degree of iritre pidity through an unprofitable wnter, for business at the -seaside, in most cases, is slow-and 'hard 'to conduct in winter-time. We can not just here answer with any Icer-, tainty the vital query, but we can assume also that there is no doubt but that the influences of war and: drought will be felt by iis to a very great degree,but there is no reason to take' the extremely pessimistic side; and-" codnlude everything will be failure; rather let us look upon the I brighter side-for there is a bright side-and by ,our usual diligence, deserve and expect that there will be little variation with the past.. A go...