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Sunday Picnics. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 February 1914
Sunday Picnics. An application by the Irish National Foresters for the use of the borough's hotwater boiler for their picnic to be held in Queens cliff to-nmorrow (Sundayv). has been .granted by the council. A few weeks ago a similar, request .by dinother body was rejected. It was movecr by Cr Klug, .seconded. by; Cr Patching, that the. request . be granted. Cr Cuzens moved an amendment, stating that 75 per cent. of our visitors, apart from ratepayers,. would- be averse to. Sunday picnics being held here. The Sabbath should be respected. Cr Thwaites seconded the amend ment, as. he was always against Sunday picnics. Mayor- Dewai~ stated: he had: always been against Sunday pic nics, but the recent picnic held .by the -Shamrock Club a few- Sunidays ago was so, orderly- that it had altered his opinion, and' it was his .intention to favor the request.. Crs Thomson, Arkins. and Golightly also spoke in favor. The motion that the request be granted was carried by six votes. to three. The Me...
WHIPPING CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 February 1914
WHIPPING CREAM. The factors necessary to get cream to whip well are to have it thick, cold and a little sour. Thin cream, that is, cream contain ing less than 25 per cent. of butter fat, is nearly -impossible to whip when the temperature is above 50 per cent. F. Skim milk can be whip ped to a froth when the temperature is near the freezing point. This can be noticed when freezing ice cream or lacto, and shows the cohesive influ ence of the albumen and casein upon the viscosity. Thin cream will whip easily near the freezing point on ac count of the increased viscosity which aids in incorporating the air. If cream is allowed to scour, ii will thicken somewhat owing to the curdling of the casein. This collects the fat globules and holds them to gether. Ageing thin cream for a day or two will allow it to whip much more readily. Thick cream or cream containing 25 per cent. to 40 per cent. of butter fat will whip quite readily at 50 per ieent. Fah., even when rather sweet, yet better resu...
Life-Saving Apparatus. R.A.G.A. PROVISION ON BACK BEACH. DEMONSTRATION ON SATURDAY NEXT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 February 1914
LfeSaving .pa R.A.G.A. PROVISION ON. BACK BEACQI.. DEMONSTRATION ON SATURDAY NEXT. Lieut.-Colonel Sandford, C.O. R.A.G.A., intimated the council at Tuesday's nmeeting that he was placing ons the Back Beach a, 25Q0 yard life-line, reel and. buoy,, for use in saving life of any members of the R.A.Q.,A.. when in danger whilst bathing. The apparatus. had - been. made by the Royale Life Saying Society and been defrayed by the canteen funds., In case of emergency the apparatus could, be used for others. Colonel Sandford also mentioned that a life-saving demonstration is to be held on Saturday, 21st inst., and requestedl the council to ob tain permission from the Ports and Harbors for. the occasion,, and asked the council to assist in the cost of the demonstration,, which would amount to very little. Councillors regretted they were not empowered to spend.ratepayers' money for the purpose,. but would readily seek permission for the de monstration. Cr Cuzens hoped members of, the council wou...
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED IMPOSTER, OR, THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM : A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 February 1914
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A BAFFLED -IMPOSTOR, O0R, ------- OR,--------- THE HEIR TO A DUKEDOM: A HUGE PERSONATION FRAUD. By S. W. Hopkins, Author of "On Four Brass Plates," etc., etc. SYNOPSIS OF PREVIOUS PARTS. Henry Barnes, an adventurer, finds himself sharing a room in a New York lodging-house with a young fel low about his own age and physique. In the early'. hours of the morning Barnes is horrified to discover that his companion is dead. On searching the deceased Barnes brings to light a sum of money and a letter, the lat ter being written apparently by the young man's father, George 'Lover ing, to his friend Sir Peter Steede, banker, of London, in which he li plores .Sir Peter to do all in his power to help his son Gerald, with whom he has quarrelled, owing to the boy's attachment to a variety hall singer, named Mildred Moore. The letter further states that Gerald is sailing for London , and intends' calling on the banker when he ar rives in that city. Barnes considers it. a safe ...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. Tuesday, Feb. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 14 February 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL. --------~------ I Tuesday, Fob. 10. Present-Crs Dewar (mayor).,. Cuzens, Thwaites, Klug, Arkins, Golightly,. Thomson, Patching,. Brinsmead. The minutes of previous meet ing were read, and confirmed on. the, motion of Crs: Arkins and Cizens.. The correspondence was lengthy. and included several, important matters. From Public Health Department, .regarding a biograph cabin.. The scheme forwarded to the depart me.nt was too small. A copy of the necessary construction was re ceived, and on the motion of Crs Thwaites and Brinsmead, was left in,. the . hands of the. hall. com "mittee. . From Municipal Association, re garding amendment of Thistle Act.-Received. The Royal Geographical Asso ciation asked for early names in Queenscliff.-Left in the hands of Crs Cuzens and Arkins and town clerk. From Women's Hospital, Carl ton, soliciting assistanee.-On the motion of Crs Klug and Patching, £1 is was. voted. The Fire Brigade asked for leave for T. Gaylor to attend the demon str...
Original Poetry. THE VOYAGE OF TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Original POetry. 'VIE VOYAGE OF TIME.. I stood on Queenscliff's cliff as the mid night hour, with silent steps, drew near, I watched as the momehits, like the rear of a phantom lost, marched by, 4i?d nmy thoughts took wing~ I recalled the I'sast, with'its hiurtured Wlope a-nd Fear, And I praised 1His name Who has led me on till the waning of the year. Then, I saw a grand old vessel dip her prow hi the waters wide, And gl.ide along- with a requiem song on the crest of the outgoing tide; She had: brought me changes of grief and joy and many a burning tear, But I sighed ' Farewell i' and a midnight be-l tolled the passing .of the year.. Then, .-looked. again, and a tiny barque• appeared' on the ocean's breast; '"Tas the infant year rung in with chimes. as the. old year-passed to rest. Ah ! I ask not n ow if to. me 'twill bring a message of Hope or Fear, For-a.-Hand unerring steers the helm and pilots the. new-born year. MONA MARIE..
PUBLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
PUBLICATIONS. The Secret of a Long Life. Ever since men began to think at. all, there has been a never-end ing -search for something that would put off the hour of death, or banish it altogether, The searchers have been divided into two classes: those wlho sought to extend life by improvying upon Nature, and those who sought to find out Nature's laws and apply them..- The first classe.mbraces, all those old phil osophers who-- searched for 'The Elixir of Life,' and all modern quacks who announce that they have found it. The second class consists of a band of scientists in. all parts of the world whose com bined work is actually laying bare Nature's secrets, one by one, for the benefit and happliness of man kind. In ,"ife' for March is given the story of the work of one such scientist--a story so interesting and unusual that we recommend our readers to procure a copy from the nearest bookseller. 'Life,' - of course, contains *many other in teresting articles..
Other Universes. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Other- Universes. • .- -- ?,? - (By a Banker.) When we go forth to contem plate the glories of the miduight skies we are apt to forget that that glittering array of scintillating stars which in such lavish pro fusion so richly gem the canopied vault of heaven, is but a minute and most infinitesimal portion of the vast stellar universe, For, in stead of the three or four thousand stars perceptible to. the unaided vision, the eagle eye of the tele scopic camera reveals nearly forty million shining orbs in the north ern hemisphere alone, Forty mil lion mighty flaming suns, many vastly more stupendous and more brilliant than our own sun Arcturus is estimated to have a volume equal to more than half a million of otr luminary, which though, to us so immense, is but a comparatively insignificant ,t ir each sun doubtless, with its at tendant planets, and each planet with one or more revolving s'atel lites. But sunk, far down in the pro foundest depths of the fathomless. abyss of illimitable...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
THO' NEWTON; S'corded by the Dentae BOARD Q1F VICTORIA. Phone 1833, GEBlLONG. S _O:. advertise my PAINLESS method of EXTRACTING TEETH during ..this Visit,.I have decided, for those who have Useless, Offensive, Decayed Teeth, to extract same (free of charge), and make a £S 5s Set of Teeth for £3 10Q. 'I guarantee my Extractions to be abso '"lutely Without the Slig.htest Pain or -after -effects. My fee is 2s 6d. Two or. more at reduced charge. Gold Crowns, Bridges, Gold Stoppings, Inlays, Gold 'eeth, &c., at most mode rate fees. the game as charged at muchl higher fees by others. Wtill Visit QUEENSCI!FF Every WEDNESDAY, beginning December 3rd, 1913. Consulting Rooms at GRAND IHOTEL. C Geelong Address--1?1 Ryrie St. BOND'S CENUINE B.S.iA. CYGLES Built to Order. Dunlop Tyres. Ea~ie Free Wheel. Major Taylor Bars. Guaranteed 10. years. Complete with r'ump, Tools, Lamp, Mudgards, &c. A Beautifully Finished Cycle Throughout.. Sale Price--~ 0 1Os. ,B.S.A. PATTERN. :: Iiighest...
Sunday Corner. Fault-Finding. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Sunday Corners Fault-Finding. l-q' .t -is strange how oblivious we can be of our own faults and of the . blemishes in our own.chgracter, and lioni clearly we can see the faults - and blemishes 'of other .people: Finding so much wrong in others is not'a flattering indication. of what our hearts contain. We ought to .be very quiet apd modest in criti-i ... sinig others, for in most cases we are just telling the world what our - .own faults are. Before we turn our microscopes on others to search ,out the unbeautiful things in, them, we had .better look in our mirrors to see whether or not we are free ourselyes from the blemishes we 'would reprove in our neighbor. There is a wise bit of Scripture which bids us get clear of the be~mns in our own eyes, that we S rinay see .well 'to pick the motes out of the eyes of others.
S PLUM PUDDING UNWHOLE SOME? [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
:S PLUM PUDDING UNWHOLE SOME ? We are often told that plum pudding a unwholesotie, and one of the argu nents used against "keeping Christmas" s that the members of the family will be nade ill by partaking of Christmas fare. Whenr the digestive org~ts are in good vorking order, however, plum pudding taken in moderation is not likely to do _y h 1ar -PiF:iis run--,' writing in Lhe :Temple Magazine," says :-As ' set-off against the many statements that ire made of the foolishness of those who sat plum pudding, the following fact may be appreciated: Some time ago, at a large public dinner attended by various celebrities, a medical man of high posi. tion and repute was observed eating a goodly slice of plum pudding. f " How is this, doctor ?" said a neighbour, address. lng him. "I thought members of your professiou disapproved of plum pudding." "1 know nothing of tihe opinion of my brethren," was the reply, "but, speaking for myself, I have a very high opinion of plum pudding. I consider ...
STILL ONE MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
STILL. 8NE MORE. A freckled-faced girl stopped at th.: post-office and yelled out : "Anything .for the Murphys ?" ''No, there is, not." "Anything. fo.. Jane ?Murphy ?" "Nothing." "Anything; foi. Ann Murphy ?" "Anything for- Bob M?urphy ?" "No, not a bit." "Anything .for Terky Murphy ?" "Nov, nor fo?- Pat Murphy, nob Dennis Murphy., .or Pete Murphy, nor Paul Murphy, nor for any Mur-. phy,. dead, living, born or unborn, native .r 4rejgi, civilised or uncivi. lised, savage or barbarous, male or female, black or white; franchised oi. unfranchised, naturalized or other-.. wise. No, there is positively nothing. for any of the Murpheys, either indi-. vidual, jointly, severally, now and. forever, one and inseparable." The girl looked at the postmaster in astonishment and said, "Please tor look if there is anythiný fqr Qlkagejic Mury hv."
SALTING COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
SALTING COWS. .Cows that are good producers use approximately , three ounces of-sali per day ; and that 7 cattle should have salt is one . e ver3 important questions many of us dc not understand, and therefore neg lect, writes a Canadian dairy farm er. All animals which consume large quantities of vegetable matter require salt. Salt is required to expel the excess of potash from the animals body which is taken in with the vegetable food. Cows which do not get suffi cient salt gradually -change to a con dition of low vitality indicated by rough coat, which results in a final breakdown. If salt is supplied when in this condition, recovery is pos sible. There is no question that salt is absolutely essential to the preserva tion of the health of milk-producing herds, while the expense of salting cows is so trifling that it cannot be used as an excuse for not attending to such a weighty consideration. In Italy .marriage brokers are a regular institution. They have* poc ket-books filled w...
ALL IN VAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
ALL IN VAIN. A young couple had taken a house In an exclusive neighbourhood, and wished to make at good impression at the very beginning of their social a-. reer.. They were handicapped, how •ever; liy the difficulty of securing good servants. They finally secured? one, No ra?• very tecent arrival from County Kerry, bt-i the best they could find. This maid's duty was to' answer the front dor-bell end carry the cards of any visitors to her mis ress. She was rehearsed iepe?tedrfi in jie vole, tier mistress telling her exactly what to say and how to carry her silver salver, but, -in spite of the training, Norah's. mistress awaited the hour of her first dinner party witl' trepidation,, and at the filz sound of the door-bell she could not resist the impulse to listen at the head of the stairs. Norah ruahed to the door excitedly, without her salver, but as she opened it and saw visitors" standing there, she recollected her instructions, and, throwing up her hands, exclaimed, in" a voice o...
QUEENSLAND'S PEARLING GROUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
QUEENSLAND'S. P.EARIRLING GROUNDS. ~----~-------- The pearl fisltcries of Northern Aus-. tralia are the most lucrative and th.h least understpod .of the world's. fishleries. The yearling grounds, as: they are termed locally, extend along. the nprth-east_ and northern coasts; of Que:nslandu. In years gone by,. div.ing was mtstly- carried` on by naked divers in comparatively shal-. low waters, but the, use of the diving dress is now almost univcrsal. The; profits of pearling are enormous. The. wages of the divers range from £1 to. £2 per month, and a. "lay" of £201 on each., ton- off shell lifted. The. diver's. tender is paid £4. per. month,. and. the fo;i?. membqir of" the crew,. .30/ to £2 10/. per month. These are. the wages the' me&n sign articles at. but comparatively little money is, pa'd,, as. the crews more often than., not "cut Qut!" their wages in "slop:. chest," viz., goods: purchased fromr, the master-pearler, who. makes more. than. 150 per, gent. clear profit from...
STUMP CLEARING BY ACIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
STUMP CLEARINC BY ACIDS. A New South Wales farmer report ed as having been successful in des .roying stumps with a mixture of sulphuric and nitric acid. In treating a swamp stump, 3ft. 6in. in diameter, 6d worth of acids was put in an augur hole, and in five weeks time the whole stump and roots had so rotted that they could be knocked to pieces with a hoe. A stump 3ft. in diameter_.would ..take about_ half a pint each of acids, and a smaller one less. The acids .are used in equal quantities, and nothing is added to them. A hole is bored in the stump with a 2-inch augur, deep enough to hold the quantity of acid to be used, and then one acid is poured in and the other added. The hole is then plugged airtight with a wooden plug. Not more than one pint of acids (half a ,pint of each) should be mixed at one time. Mr Guthrie, New South Wales Government Chemist, says: "There should be no risk attending the mixing of the above quantities, provided the sulphuric acid is added to,the nitric a...
How Many Apples did Adam and Eve Eat? [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
ifoiv Many Apples -did Ad-an 0 .aaad ve 1 i a at 1 g Some say Adam 8 and Eve 2-a total of 10 apples. But if Eve 8 and Adam 82, certainly the total is 90: Scientiioi men, however, who demonstrates that the Antodiluvians were a race of giants, reason something like this: Adam 81 and: Eve 82-total, 163. Wrong again. What is clearer than that if Eve 81 and Adam 812, the total is 8931 But if Eve 8Sll-t and Adam 812-, they would have eaten 1623. But, on the other hand, if Eve 8?14 Adam, and Adam 814 Eve, they together consumed 1628. But If Evef 814 Adam, and Adam 81242 ob!ige Eve, they consumed 82,056 apples. However, admitting that Eve 814 Adam, and Adam'n if he 81281242 keep Eve company, which would make 81,282,056: The truth c? 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.
MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN HOLLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
tlA H.GEr- Q JStOP I N I ,.. HQLLAND. A curious old 9ustom still exists it many provinces of Holland. If a young man is in love with a girl. and wishes to, ask her hand in mar riage, he goes about it in the follow ing manner. He buys a small sweet cake, and, wrappiig it up in soft paper, proceeds to the ho.se of his, inanmo'ata; upon his arrival, he is; ushered into the midst of the family circle ; without a word, he walks: up, to the young lady he wishes to make. his wife, and lays the eake on the: table before her. The rest of the. family affect not to notice anything unusual, and continue their. wo-k oQ their reading. The young man turns aside and talks, to the (ather O mother on somer very ordinary. sub-. ject, keeping his eyes eagerly fixed on. the girls.face while he is conversing. If she accepts his offer, she takes up, the cake and eits itt. Sometimes. though Dutch, she is .coquettish, and tortures the you g.: man by- turning it over and playing. with It:, before.s the, de4i...
A Nice Young Man. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
A Nice Young M?an.. A stout old country lady, with a large upa-cel, got into a first-claas carriage at the Rodfern raf!way-station recently. She was shabbily dressed, A porter came to tbe carriage.wlndow ind asked: " Are you first-class, ma'am r" 6' Well, I'm not exactly first-clasa, but I'm purty well, thank you," replied the lady, ai the train moved slowly out cf the &tation. And she added' to her fellow-paesen gerae " They do say a great dale against theni posters, but that's a nice civil-spokeo ouing mUhP'
Cricket. ARTILLERY DEFEAT ENGINEERS. Knell Secures 14 Wickets for 49 Runs. Interesting Finish. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 21 February 1914
Cricket. ARTILLERY DEFEA' ENGINEERS. Knel. Secures 14 Wickets for 49. Runs. Interesting. Finish,. The above match was brought to, a conclusion on Saturday last. The weather was extremely hot, mak ing the conditions trying for fields., men,.. On the. previous- Saturday Engi neers batted, being disposed of for 68 runs. In the second" innings of the Engineers some steady batting was shown. Mortimer scored 39 in his usual style, while Leonard mas-. tered the bowling well. The. innings ended with a total of 108", leaving Artillery 76 to secure. a victory. Winter,. Pennefather; Britnell' and Murray were dismissed for 9: runs, when Knell came to the. rescue, scoring 59 in, a brilliant: m?anner. Artillery- came out wimners by 30 runs:'. Knell captured 14 wickets for 49 runs in the match. Thomas bowled' well for the losers. Patterson, an old-time Queens cliff defender, made his reappear ance with the Engineers and batted well. R.A.G.A. First Tin.ings. Winter, b Patterson . . 20 Pennefather, ...