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Town Band [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
Town Band ~-0-- A meeting of the TownBand:was held at the secretary's residence on Wednesday evening last,"presided over by Cr Klug; The b'alance sheet was read an'd adopted', show ing a credit balance of £22 6s 2d. The report by the secretary (Mr C. W.. Pippard) regardiingk picture shows held by.the band showed a credit balance of £42. • A bonus of £5 5s was voted the secretary for his unceasing labors in connection with the band. It was also decided to hold a schools' excursion to Bal larat on March 10th. A vote of thanks to the chairman concluded the meeting. When war broke out and defences were prepared in Queens. cliff, damage was done to various private .holdings. A computation of this is .in process and. -will be dealt with ic due colrse,
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
Queenscliff Tele phone Exchange. er. LIST ORF SITBSCRIBERS.-4 'Athelstane' --* . '40 Beechworth House 28 Bright & HitchcockR 20 Collins, Rev. Father 21 Caithness, A. 1. & Sons - 31 ,Caskie and Gane - 26 Clerkof Govt. Works - 34 .lobb Co - , 8 Easterbrook; E. 12 Deakin, Hon. A. - 5. Esplanade Hotel - . 9 Ford R. - - 16 'Glenalvie'- - 38 Golightly, juu., W. ' : 24 Grand Hotel - 7 Guy, E. R, - 1 G1iy, Rd. - -' :- 35 iarman, Oeo. , .:. 25 Henley Bros. - - 10 Jenner, T. - . 15 Lloyd, C.J. - 1.. 1i Naval Depot, Swan Islpnd 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 Queenscliff1Signal Station . - 4 Rev. S. MacBain - - 39 Bayle, C.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. *-. 32 The...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
WVHeN:the military training , for this w.ir came into operation, it: could plainly be seen that .Queens cliff was to have a bad time throtigh having its roads materially dam aged and beach fencing: destroyed, We mentioned how the who.le thing· would be rememibered at the con-. clusion of .the trouble. This is now to be done. The War, cer tainly, is not yet at an end, but military training has virtually ceased, and the Borough Council is now anxious about setting its house in order after recent disturbances. By reason of our situtation right at the Heads and in the midst of military preparation for defence, there is no municipality in the Comnmonwealth which has been so disturbed and ,dbattered' as has Queenscliff. We have been re quired to.yield all. control of roads and byways and protection to the foreshores, and tohave about half a-mile of well-matured ti-tree cut to thgieground, in preparedness for' invasion. .The latter, is, perhaps, tiheinost serious of ll1, as by the sand hum...
AN AWFUL NIGHT IN AN ALPINE PASS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
SAN AW-FUL NIGHT IN AIL ALPINE PASS. 4--- --- How a mountaineering party lost its way in an Alpine snow storm, after a guide had first collapsed and then become delirious, and how it spent a night without food in a hole hewn out of the frozen snow. is vividly described by Mr. Elliot Stock in the August number of "Travel and Exploration.".. ' "What's to be done, Hans ?" 'asked 1 Mr. Stock when they knew thef ivere lost; 1' we can't stop here. We shall be frozen solid in a few hours." "We have to, Herr," replied the? guide, soberly. , 'We .must wait, al ways wait. We cannot move, it we cannot see."' They roughly . hewed a small eavr out of the snow ~ on the mnountairn side and crept in. How the night passed is described as follows : "We must all, have dozed, to . be awakened roughly by one another at intervals; for it would have been fatal to have slept outright in that intense cold. We were kept awake, oo, by our patient's delirious state. At odd moments he would spring into a sittin...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
IN MEMORIAM. ANDERSONI. - In sad .and loving memory of my dear: son Cecil, who departed this life on the 15th January, 1901, at the Geelong Hospital. Time may heal the broken heart, Time may make the wound less sore, But time can never stop the longing For the loved one gone before. I long for you, dear Cecil, SMy heart is sore wvith pain, Aad the word would, ,e a heaven Could I hear your voice gain,: -Inserted by his loving Mother. HUTCHINS.--In loving I.emory of my daughter- Loveday, who 'passed away at her si.ei's residence, Queenscliff, on Decediber 30th,'1907. Years may pass away, dear Lovey, But your face will never fade, For we love you just as dearly. Though you'rein your silent graive, A flower has faded in our midst, In the beauty of its bloom,. The form we loved to look upon Res Sin the silent tomb. -Inserted .by her loving .parents and sisters. MILNE. In loving remembrance of my dehr -M.tlier, who passe.d:pway at her daughter's residence, Spjrings, No vembe?-9th, 1906. T...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) UNDER THE BAN OF THE CZAR, OR, THE WINNING OF ISOLDE. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) UN DER THE BAN #OF THE OZAR, - ----- OR, ---- THE WINNING OF iSOLDE. ----- dy St. George Rathborne, Author of "Omar Kassam," etc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. Owen Dugdale, the wealthy owner of an estate in Leinster ; an artist, journalist, and idler, and, an impul sive Irishman, has mapped out for himself a month's journey in South ern Russia. His passport, through a blunder on the part of the oficials, calls for Owen Dugdale and wife, a luxury he has never possessed. Naturally this leads to strange and ridiculous complications as in Bohe mian fashion he wanders over the plains and mountains of Russia. Evening is setting in as his telega driven by Vladimir, a Don Cossack, who .fears neither man nor devil, ap proaches the town of Rustchuk. Shortly after passing a mounted mili tary, officer and two Cossacks, our traveller discovers a wrecked telega 'in his path, On investigation Owen is startled by the discovery that the luckless vehicle is occupied by a lady an...
SOME HEALTH PROVERBS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
soME HEALTHI PROVERBS. "An open window is better than an open grave." :"Warm rooms have killed more peo pie than ever froze to death." "',Wire screens in the windows may keep crape from the door." "A fly in the milk often means a member of the family in the grave." "If some people were as much afraid of flies as they are of bad water,, there would be less typhoid." "When you see a child looking like: an angel, do not kiss it; you might make a real angel out of it.' It i" possible to go wrong in many ways; but we can go right in one way only.-Aristotle. To suffer and be strong is not easy, but courage grows with use. To sit on a. sweetheart's knee is a practice sanctiondd by law, ancient tradition, and modern usagee.-J.udge Adams.,
PLACES NOT DOWN ON THE MAP. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
PLACES NOT DOWN ON THE MAP. Lovers' Lane. - This place has one marked peculiarity: although it is the most populous lane in the world, it never has any more than two peo ple in it at any one time. It is very easily reached, having a wide en trance just off the main boulevard from Boyville and Girlville ; but once in it, the way'is quite troublesoine. owing to the, various paths that lead out of it. You can,. if you are luckyv go straight along over the heights of Matrimony to the end, or ,you may get lost in Wrangle Town. Sometinres a person doesn't diR cover Lovers' Lane until late in life; but this fact only makes him the more enthusiastic about it. A great many scientists and philo sophers hive tried to locate Lovers' Lane without success. Even when they have come upon it by chance, they have not been able to survey it accurately. Indeed, the moment you get into Lovers' Lane you are lost. Thunderstorms happen there quitP often, but when the sun shines and the birds begin to sing-...
A BEAR KEEPER'S PERIL. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 16 January 1915
A BEAR KEEPER'S PERIL. :, A keeper named James Murra?y had a thrilling escape at the Zoological Gardens, Philadelphia, some years ago, while cleaning the cage of the polar bear. This cage, which stands by itself near the south-east entrance is built of strong iron bars, and is about 20 feet in diameter, with a, stone den at the back and a tank in the centre, large enough for the bear to roll in. The iron bars slope in ward at the top, and form a roof eight feet above the floor, with a circular opening about three feet in diameter over the tank. As is usual when the cage is to be cleaned, Murray drove the bear intc his den and closed the iron'-grating between that and the cage. He-then entered,' closed and fastened the door: and was playing water from a hose into the den, when, with a ferocious growl, the bear threw itself against the grating, which gave way, and Bruin rushed upon the keeper. Murra3 saw at a glance that there was only one hope of escape, for he was securely fastened ...
THE WORLD IN CLOTH. KINDS TEACH US HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
THE WORLO IN CLOTH. ----+--- KINDS TEACH US HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY. Damask comes from the city of Damascus; satins from Saytown, in China; calico from Calicut, in In dia, formerly celebrated for its cot ton cloth and where the printing of calico was first tried ; muslin is named from Mosolim, Asia ; alpaca, an animal of the Ilama species, whose wool serves to make this fab tic, Taffeta is named from a street in Bagdad ; cambric from Cambral ; gauze from Gaza; baize from Bajac ; dimity from Damietta; jeans from Jean; drugget is derived from the name of a city in Ireland, Drogheda; duck is named from Torque, in Nor mandy. Blanket is called after Thomas Blanket, a famous clothier connect ed with the introduction of woollens into England, 1340 ; serge derives its name from Zerga, a Spanish name for a peculiar woollen blanket ; vel vet from the Italian Velluti, which 'means woolly.--"Stray Stories.".
PUBLICATIONS. How Germany Hates. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
=PUBLICATIONS. . How Germany Hates. . We have had a good deal of literature telling of the Allies' point of view in the present struggle, and the publicatiaonof the German White Paper gave us the German official explanation of the causes of the war; but apart from stray refer ences in the cablegrams, little has been said about the mental attitude of the press and public in Germary. There fore, a section of Dr Fitchett's history of the month, in 'Life' for January, devoted to this special subject will be welcomed. 'So the German papers are encou raged to express " popular" views about the war; views which all good citizens of the Fatherland entertain or ought to entertain about the merit and triumph of - everything German and the wickedness and fast-coming ruin of everything non German.'...... Dr Fitchett holds that 'when the tumult of the present war has died into silence, and the sky of the race has been' cleansed from the battle-smoke that now darkens it, facts will be seen in cle...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
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Selected Poetry. HIS MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
Selected Poetry. HIS MOTHER. '1Mid gall the noise and cheering; one figure stands out plain Just Mother, God bless her. - There's an awful chance, she knows, that he mayn't come back again, Brave Mother, God bless her. And tugging at her heart-strings are loye and grief and pain, But she don't sign a 'pink slip,' though her tears do fall like rain, Not Mother, God bless her. 'It only seems a year, about, since lihe sat on my knee,' Says Mother, God bless her, 'Now he carries a gun, like a full-grown man, as brave as he can be;' Proud Mother, God bless her, And when he meets those German troops -Oh, dear, take it from me, Some German dame will have to weep, b resure it will be HIS Mother, God bless her. So one last glimpse of his face she sees, ad he passes out of sight, Dear Mother, God bless her, And she carries her. head so high and proud, though her lips set rather tight, SThat Mother, God bless her, If she had ten sons they should go with him to battle for the right. When he mar...
Sunday Corner. The Hiding Away Of Self. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
Sunday Corner. The Hiding Away Of Self. No grace shines more brightly in a Christian than humility. Where ever self comes in it mars the beauty of the work we are doing. Seek ,to do your work noiselessly. Do not try to draw attention to your self, to make men know that you did this beautiful thing. Be con tent to pour your rich life into - other wasted, weary lives, and see them blessed and made more beauti ful, and then hide away and let Christ have the honour. Work for God's eye, aud even then do not think much about reward. Seek to be a blessing; and never think of self-advancement. Do not worry about credit for your work or about monuments; be content to do good in Christ's name.
How Many Apples did Adam and Eve Eat? [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
fow Many A'pples dtfr Adam * and Eve Eat! -, Some say Adam 8 and Eve 2-a total of 10 apples. But if Eve 8 and Adam 82, certainly the total is 90. Scientiio men, however, who demonstrates that the Antediluvians were a race of giants,. reason something like this: Adam 81 and Eve 82-total, 163. Wrong again. Whab is clearer than that if Eve 81 and Adam 812, the total is 8931 But if Eve 811st and Adam 812, they would have eaten 1623. But, on the other hand, If Eve 814 Adam, and Adam 814 Eve, they together eonsumed 1628. But if Eve 814 Adam, and Adam 81242 oblige Eve, they consumed 82,056 apple!. However, admitting that Eve 814 Adam, and Adam, if he 81281242 keep Eve company, which would make 81,282,056. The truth of the matter is, however, none of these. Eve when she 81812 many. Adam, to relieve her distress at the mistake she had made, 812. Therefore, Adam, if he 81814240fy Eve's depressed spirits. Hence both ate 81,896,052 apples.
DOCTOR AND PATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
DOQTOR 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 War Office, had been taken ser. iously ill. .He went to see her, at' tended her for a month, 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 francse he exclaimed : "'What a lovely piece of carpet you have-got there !" "Ah , -octor," 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 And he left, glad to have done the poor people a kindness without wounding their pride. On pianos and or...
A Nice Young Man. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
A Nice YYou.ng Illan. A etoub old country lady, with a large parcel, got into a first-class carriage at the Redfern railway-station recently. She was shabbily dressed:, A porter came to the carriage-window and asked : " Are you first-class, ma'am r' " Well, I'm not exactly first-class, but I'm purty well, thank you," replied the lady, as the train moved slowly out of the station. And she added to her fellow-passen ger : Q "They do say a great daTe against them porters, but that's a nice civil-spoken young man,"
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
A letter has been received from Mr Farrer, stating that the request of the petitioners that the half-holi day be observed in Queenscliff on Wednesday instead. of Saturday, will be granted when the Executive meets. At a special meeting of the coun, cil on Tuesday, at which almost the full council was in attendance the question of damages incurred to borough property-fencing, roads, &c., since the outbreak of war, was considered. The engi neer (Mr Cazaly) had prepared an approximate estimate, and this was gone into minutely. Regarding the wear and tear of roads the engi neer adjudged traffic had reduced the ordinary use of the main road by one year's use; that is, that the road had been reduced by 1 inch in thickness of bluestone metal from the railway station to the main camp near the Cottage-by-the-Sea, and that it would cost about £250 to replace the worn part. This is the basis of estimation of the rord way, and this, with the fencing amount, will be duly forwarded the Min...
Church News. Services on Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
ChurcIh News. Services on Sunday. CATHOLIC CHURCH Mass at 6.30, 8 and 10 o'clock. Rosary and Benediction at 7 p.m. CHURCH OF ENGLAND Preacher-Rev. W. Watson Laidlay . Holy Communion, 11 a,m. Evensong, 7. METHODIST CHURCH Preacher, Rev. P. E. Mallalieu. Evening anthem, 'The Lord is in His Holy Temple.' Pt, Lonsdale, 7.30 p.m., Mr W. H, Brinsmead. ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-- - Preacher- -Rev. Smith M acBain, -"B.A 1,-;.. Saturday, Jan nary- 3, 1915.
THE SPOONERISMS OF Dr. SPOONER. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 January 1915
ThL 4t'UUkEf.iSlvIS OF Dr. SPOONER. - +-------- There is probably no more famous man at Oxford than Dr. Spooner, the Warden of New College, and his fame though peculiar, is likely to be last Ing, for he has added to the gaiety of our nation by inventing a new form of humour, the picturesque transportation of initial syllables. It is said that he owed the inspiration to his first =nurse ; but it was not till he became an Oxford don, and blandly annofinced at divine service that the hymn would be-"Kinquering congs their tatles tike" that his peculiar genius found full recognition: and "Spoonerisms" gave a new facet to humolr. A little later he con vulsed the congregation at morning chapel by reading in the lesson of the day that, "it is easier for a.camel to "go through the knee of an idol," and na:tonished an audience of working men by as' ing them if they never felt -"some vrag.e yearning, some na'f-wrrmed fish, for a higher life." The undergr:rduat.es of "New" were zot slow to resp...