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THE ASS OF THE BIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
THE Ass oF THE BIBLE.-The domestic ass of the East is a very different animal from that of. Western Europe in size, power of endurance, and spirit. Much attention is paid to the breed by crossing finest specimens. In a certain play-room, not long' ago, a little girl climbed up in a chair for some thing, and tipping over, chair and all, began to cry as loud as she could cry.. Mamma comforted her. A little while afterwards, Edna, who is almost two years younger than her sister, tipped over in the same: way; but she didn't cry-not a bit of it. "What a brave little girl !" said mamma; at which Ava putout her lip.. "· Pooh !" said she, with a good, deal of scorn, "that isn't any thing. I think most piobably she couildn't cry if she wanted to ! I think maybe her cryer's broke ?"
PRETENTIOUSNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
PRETENTIOUSNESS.. The writer of the present article has had three or four experiences lately which have connected themselves together in his mind. Some months ago, he was in one of the many British possessions beyond the seas. There he was asked to dinner by a gentle man holding a subordinate official position. The dinner was a very elaborate one. There was some water.y soup, and several entrees, with finer names than flavor; und a couple of badly-cooked joints; and a long-named, ill-made pudding. The wines were many, of which he can remember only the fiery sherry and the bad champagne. A short time afterwards, the writer had the honor to be asked by the governor of the province to dine with him privately. ,' He had an excel lent dinner, sharing with the great man a good leg of mutton, a delicious rice-pudding, and a bottle of sound 'claret. On the return voyage, he was sitting the first day on the deck of' the steamer, watch ing his fellow-passengers promenading up and down. Two co...
STONE THROWING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
STONE THROWING.. . TO THE EDITOR.: I fiid the' above' evil: exists here as ell, as. in other parts of the colony. :My :little boy: whilst: sitting. on the Doctor's pier was',; partially. stunned by ~ i'stoe,' arid his'head ba'dly cut' open, causiig .himi to fall6veik and bruise his forehead badly' as. well. The stone appeared to come from: amongst the trees; and if the perpetrator' 'could be found out I should feel justified iii pros ecuting him. The police will, if .they quietly. walk along. the Cliff, see boys frtquently throwing stones, 'trying` who can .thorow 'the longest distance, a practice which should :be stopped at once ; if' you. will kindly insert :this, attention will be drhwn'to it, and I hope the evil sthinped out. Yours, &c., VISITOR.
FAIR PLAY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
TO THE EDITOR. ' t 'I.--From your?report of the pro.. ceedings of oui- Brou?gh'li Council at tlielr last mietming: I"gat'er . that a re-. iquest: made byi me, on, behalf of.the trustees .of: the_ Wesleyaii ;Church,..to haie :'a 'piece of:land' recently purchased; by: them for: ihuliich :pulrposec , situated' between Lerhionrith ,anid Meier streets, exempt fromn rates .wasirefused, on thei grounds that it would be iuhfair to other iatepaiives, and that ais it is 'not at preseint bing' iued fori hucbl' purposes, it would be illegal asccording. to the act. ': No~m, Sir,- ' would just like to state; wit 'I coonsider -the reasonableness of. my. request Assuming that the Wes hlyans shold have the same piivileges as . any other: religious :body;:. I don't see why they' shoukld not bie allowed to hold 's much land its 'the other churcrlies, without. being i:ated. I(If this be granted' (which I suppose -will. be) thei: I may; state that the two sites at present held by them are riot equal -:...
AN ENTERPRISING CONSTABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
Ad.. ENTERPRISING CONSTABLE. A constable was awaking echoes on a silent night by the measured tread of his heavy footsteps on the pavement of a fashion-. able west-end street, when he was startled by shrillicries of " thieves !" and " murder I" close at hand. Being a young man, eager to distinguish himself, he ran at the top of his speed in the direction whence the sounds proceeded, and found a small group of men, including another constable, congregated outside a large house. S"What's up ?" he inquired of his col league. "Blessed if I know ! The 'woman seeinms bod frightened to do anything except scream," growled the officer-an old hanid-apostro. phiiing'the row of heads which were thrust out from the apper windows. "Hi, there-l colie down and open the door !" "Lbelieve somebody has beeriishot. :I'm sure I heard a report as I turned the corner," said a young gentleman in' evening dross, who was apparently returning-from a ball;'- . "Here, Smith, you run round to the back,!' said th...
Thanksgiving Service at St. George's. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
St. George's There-ale a riinychuiches that possess, soi .far, as - ouOtward appearance is con d'eined, far greater .pretensioris:to archi tectuiral effect than :-St. George's Queenscliff ; but; the alib?ibce of grirn d eur of design in ,regrd `eto the exterior of the building is aniply compensated for by the taste: wlhiih has been shown in decorating the iiiterioi poitiobn The oft repeated reinaik of visitors to iesi dents of ' W' hat aa pretiy ,church you' have now' was heard last Suniday to a ninch gieater 'extent thani usua!l, and ivithout :'doubt, thee. style adopted for decorating Ithe church on .the occasion of the thanksgiving sei'vice for the late bountiful: harvest' deserved all the niaiiy expressions of priaise that Were so freely bestowed:.. Nothing could have, been more appiropriate to the seison and the occasion then the numenrus emblenis of the products of the soil a'iranged with such artistic effect in differer.t:parts of the" sacred edifice. . Twined round the pilla...
ROOM AT THE TOP. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
ROOM AT THE TOP. Never you mind the crowd, lad, Or fancy your life won't tell; The work is the work for a' that To him that doeth it well. Fancy the. world a hill, lad; Look where the millions stop ; You'll find the crowd at the base, lad;T There's alway room at the top. Courage and faith and patience, There's space in the old world yet; The better the chance you stand, lad, The further along you get. Keep your eye on the goal lad, Never despair or drop; Be sure that your path leads upwarl, There's always room at the top. Liverpool is this announcement:-" Goods re-. moved, messages taken, carpets beaten, and poetry composed on any subject,"
THE ANTI-TOBACCO LEAGUE. (Morning Advertiser.) [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
THE ANTI-TOBACCO LEAGUE. (Morning Advertiser.) The counterblasts of the Aiiti-Tobacco League havehand the familiar result.of effort overdone or misapplied. The exaggerated fashion in which the use of the Indian leaf has.been denounced and its evils depicted has rather brought discredit upon the ene mies of the weed than made converts from the use of it. We doubt, indeed, whether a single smoker has ever yet been induced to discard his pipe or his cigar, his snuff-box or his quid, by the " frightful examples " the reformers are in the. habit of parading in support of their movement. The argument and the instances are all commonplace. It is not enough to be told that the smoker risks a peculiar disease of the heart and brain, that he is liable to a special form of amaurosis, that, if he escapes cancer, he is the more likely to perish by paralysis, and so forth. All this is very terrible, and so are the stories of victims whose lungs were found, on post mortem examination, shrivelled u...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
E. : ducation. UEENSCLIFF HIGH SCHOOL. Head Master: .:-ALFRED W. SOUTH, MA. (LateiExhibitioner of' Trinity Colle, Cambridge, Classical Honours, 1865.) :' ihce the .opening of the School in 1882, tdvo boys have passed the Matiieu lation and Civil Service :Examinations. At the recent University, Examina tion, the only boy sent up; gaiiedi''a Second.Class in Classics. TERMS:, Day Boys under 12, 8. guineas a quarter , "over 12 4' - ¢ , , Boarders under 12 161 ;,, v0er 1220. ,, ,, .The domestic arrangements are under. the personal supervision of AMrs. South. :Boys will be received for any part of the k quarter at a proportionate reduction. - ¶The next quarter begins Tuesday, Feb. P1884. Prospectus at Mr. Simpson's, :' or on application to the Head Master, B3anoral Cottage, Don't die in :the house.-" Rough on Rates," clears out, .rats,. mice, :beetles, roaches;, :bed-bugs, flies, ants, insects. moles, jack-rabbits, gophers. Moses, Moss & Co., Sydney, General Agents. , Flies, and: ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 16 February 1884
We would remindi d'ur aders tliat' the list. for application for shares ii the local Gas Company dloseb early iext week. Mr Dixon, the secretaey .,has. been?'h'ere for, two: days,`.and ',has tmet. wftl fai" success.' ..... , ? . -. , ` . ' It is'i?t: an 'unusual thi?: to go into' some' of the shops on the Cliff an wait. and ring for a considerable time liefore the owner appears. "-wo young ladies' the other night efi t iinto oneiof the leading 'shops, and, after kocking on the cou.iter andd romping about turned the gas out: and?` left;?,tliinkiing tlhe staff had. retirt:d toýrest :",-This:: was' about 8 o'clock.. .. The two. young, men,Ž ?I"id :Fit' simmons, alias Morgan;3 and':iRobert Williamson, wholi.took' Wmi.iSniith's boat from the Cliff, we 'e inanded to Tuesday next. . Seeing that .tlhie' Wi liamstown police, on receipt of telegraii fromii Senior-constable Davidson, had taken possession of the boat; the two delinquents cleared out of Williamstown: and camped on the Werribee p...
The Sentinel. WEDNESDAY, 19TH FEBRUARY, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
lrye entheL WEDN]SDA'Y, M$T FJBRUARY, 18844, AA wITTYi Frenchman; a short time ag said:that the English were embroiling: themselves in wars with' savages with doubtful' success. There has always. been a doubt about the British policy :is New Zealand. About the time aof Cap. tain Cook's visit to New Zealand, over a century ago, the Maori populationpof., the islands was estimated at 200,000 i owing ;to :wars with:: the British, :rda' their becoming :quickly" acquainted with all tnhe'?viesi whch fallow on the march of` civilation like a. shadow,. ther descendants of the ,Maori brave are now reckoned at s 20,00.. It really does r see`i as though the uission of eivilisa. tion was to teach the dusky savage the: true religion,.and then tell him to stand not upaonthe -order: of his going, but goa at' once Lat the point of the bayonets; ;:-: and' enjoy the delightis of it. Cer. tainly our. Abyssinian warwas a succes, though:,with a savage tribe° with `a tiiine : ture of Chritiaimty about it....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
-"-: . Trade Noticeas I P-~.?: : :.-, .;I - : FAX W: .. -. - ...E... 'iREPOSITORY and TOY :'DEPOT, : -. Stationery, & e ? dse stireet, Queensliff.: Tre James. solicits the .patronagei of the residents and visitors to Queens- cliff .. ti her establishment in Hesse' Sitreet, where they will find all the re iishment. "'Albums, Novels, Journals, -Gift and *School Books, Scraps and Scrap Books. Poonah Paint:ng and Lace Work it. Al1 the Material for it. " All kinds of Material. for Ladies' Needlework. : Plain and Fancy Stationery. Perfumery,: Transfer; Stationery. A complete stock ton. and of a FAMILY GROCER. . Fruit, &o.; :-:I: A.-vsist i respectfully: solicited. Begs to -.inform the residents and visitors t: Queenscliff that he is ready .. SUPLY FIREWOOD,. - in all lgth.s at reasonable prices.. Order'left at the Sentiiiel ofice will be I'f attended to, ' . ` All. espools; ?"ans, and. ashpits AE NDER; GRAY, -General .11.. Ag:Ient,ifesse street. diuses ,-Frnished orj Unfui...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
: News and Notes. ( T'ý:day:twe' ubhiih the usuali, miill f' iednesday edition; :iving. tilo latest local nfeIi i l."en4e', on, i Sauoti . n 'fo r-page liapergill'wi be issued , It aroveineresin to aertes to earn tha the usat o last Satulday s pi:cnic.dition *of the Sentinel contai= Ming our.p?pes of roading matter, came s ,adL? ` ati(er~se nell, apears:-Ior 1 runier )ogs ,;e 'sell: aturiay s Sentin el , SYisitors lists ýI must ;be :returned not "later than Thureday,.4 pm. i SA new,. and complete get of type and :.machinery-having ieen ipurchised f?ni Gordon and Gotch,;allki: d of woik hi·i T the most modern "styleScan now be ex ecuted at thls office;o-.M ! The, last day of inomnation for the vacant' `seat caused by .tliretirement of Mi f:riTravem s-Adamson, firoi. the council s Friday next: Two nom ination-papers have been applied foi.and tlere will. lirobiblyb. e a ;contest;,between Mfr George ;BaillieUi anit Jii?J tliikin of th lie ayd hotel ' i?' fh'ollowing 'is an extri tfrom t...
COMING EXCURSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
Tlie ffolloli ig retur oFI cominex cursions for, the 'eelk icdii 2-d F8?ý rua?y has been forwarled to us,. biyte Railwmily Depar?tmnei foipublicattls - 2Bni-BalTrlft Slt. 'al's' unnay school, 560 adults, 600 children, arrive about 10.25; and on the bame (late, the Ballarat Baptist Sunday-school, 130 adults, 500 children, arrive ab6ut10 . 23rd-Ballamt, Phoenix , Foundry. .725 adult, 28; childredn; arriv:cabuSi 9 a.m. n. 'Theic nuulhbers a'elijrecat the: tickets rcdcivedt for disposal; they imay" be found to be csidcr; bly.,. ian,., excess .of the. iumbe r actually travelling Amoing tlhose- t' arrive nre the Melbourne butchers-and'?':-Bdllarat Slu iiy schooloun the 26th; iudlSt. John's. Presbyterian Sunday school ont the 29th.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
The ,Greaitt Blessing.-A simple, pure, and harmhless remedy. that cures every, time, and prevents disease;by .egpisg ,the blood pure, stomacht regular, kidcneys and liver active, is the greetest blessing ever co efrred?'pon man lep Ditters is tha' remedy. and its propri etors:'e 'being blessed by thosands who. have been.cured by it. Willyou try itt? See Catarrh of 1the Biadder;.-Stinging irritation, inflamunation, all Ikidney and similar complaints, cured. by Buchuii paiba. ::Moses, fMoss, and Co., Sydney, general agents, Hopi Bitters aire the purest and best Bitt~is ev?e in-mde. They are compounded:. from: hops, malt, buchu; maudrakei, aid dandelion, the oldest best and most.?Ialuable med icines in the world; and: contain all the best and most curative properties. of::all other iremedies;: beeing the greatest blood purifier; liver regulator,''aiid ,life g iand health iestoring :agent oin 'earth;. No ie?hase or ill, health: can .,possibly long exist where these bitters'; are tusedj ...
LOVERS (An old maid's soliloquy) [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
! . +. LOVERS S(An.old maid's soliloquy) bitting to-night in my ichauber: : , ?An old maid crabbed aindlonelyi' .: fondle miy old cat., and pat him-. Him, and him only.: W;hile I`fit heie in the twilight; Memories of lovers surrounid ime; Gents that ared uarried and single Rise to con.found ie. Sminooth - chinlied, moustachiioed , and whiskered, Beaux of every variety Who shall say that Ithave not. Had a satiet? Lo' vers? 'elI iememniber them- . Those witlih smoot;h chiiis were the neatcst; Nice:were they:alI--but ohl!those nmous Tachios ?ere' sweetest. ' Willie Wiai tendcr aud' 16viuig; i His hazel eyes nieltinig a'd bii 'iht He once was:my mricat drink, anlI sui shine, , . Air, aiid moonlilit.. ;Herbert was sweet, fleet, and flirting, .: Flyi&g hither :aid thither aidn yni, Sipping. honey, gaily buzziing, a moment, .ALnd theni he!was gone. 'Willie sleeps deep in thd ocean, •T-he -blue waves crash over hii head- Ye-wild winds, breathe a lo\iw. eqtuicin SOer the'diad' Herber...
SPORTING NEWS RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
The followinlg are the .nominations? for the Qucenscliff Handicap Mr l)aniels' Suwarrow; aged: Mr Cocgain's c g Forlorn, 4 years Mlr Coogan's bay g Satiire, 6 years Mr 'Chirnside's bay g Chloris, 3 years Mr B racken's Boomerang (late I rick ster), 6 years Mr Taylor'! Moscow, aged: : M? Drake's lli'tgd,' ad IMr Siiley's br g 'Tyrone, aged -.,The. above -are - also Lnoinniated for" the Huggett Stakes,f with the addition of i-. r.Daniels' Shooti ng Star; 5 years' As the` dav foi the Quienachff race meeting approacheS ; W edlesday, oth; March, more interest is being take': in the event. .:
CRICKET. QUEENSCLIFF V CLIO (Richmond). [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
,.; CRIOKET. ..QUEESCLIF~ ~ OLIO (Richmond).; " Tiis match: vas played on the ground of the former on Saturday last; thie diy beiiig fi fi a ilonibbiof :setators were present to witness the game. The :captaiii t the local tea?ii won the tois s and i sent -his meii.to':th' ?vickets Haynfes and Mairks ;were the ::fist to nmake' a start, withI owes and Reeder bowling. 'Nonie of thei uQenascliff iLen made iany 'show.; until' A. :Wilkinson appeared upon the seeie, and witli good steady pily put ~ogethei• 27'. J. Farning also played a good game ,for.i i16:. The innings closed fora7i7. 7 Iiinthe' second innings th4i Cliffites?iiiade exactly the same score, G. Wilkinson and W. Stepheii doing the lioni's share of the work; with 31 and 1,2 respectively The bowling of Loisves Reeder, and Garret 'as?'thie mist destructi;ve for the Celio, Reeder obtaining- 2 wickets for 11, and Lowes :4 for..42I...The Clio cominenced their innings with Oldnian and O'Coii nor at the wiickets; but it wvas soon see...
WESLEYAN CHURCH PROPERTY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 19 February 1884
WESLE YAN CHUiIRCII PRO ; PERTY. S TO THE EDITOR . Si R,- hold that all churches formn ing as :they do, 'the :great centre of civilisatioin aid education, 'should be g~rated every' assistaice lby thohse who are i auhiority and have .he power. iof doingsop Yet, Sir, I do niot see why: the. councili :ild gant tlie Wsley yan, b6dy concessions if they think it would be illegal .to`:do :so. Because it is, done in other places that does no ihake it Jawful.-Yours, &c,: : ::