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THANKS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
THANKS:. T6. the, Editor. SIR, -Kindly allow me, through:your columns, to sincerely thank those who3 assisted in raising my boat, which hadi sunken: hear the New Pier.. I especially refer,:'to members of, the Queenscliff; Fishermen's Union. and divers of the R.A. Engineers. Their successful efforts,; were of material assistance to me, for;d whic .I am grateful.--Yours, .&c., A. COOK,.
Fires. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
- . e . . .." • A fire, which might have- had> very serious results for Springs and Point Lonsdale, broke out ,on -the reserve near the Springs State school,. on. Tuesday albut mid day. Luckily, the outbreak was noticed soon after it started and .a laige: number of residents turned aut'to help in checking the flames. .--As a very strong wind was blowiug t?his was no easy matter, and it was not until the fire was within a,..few yards of the school building that it was under control, and the only damage done was. to the young trees in the school: ground. Rain fell within half an, hour,, and anxiety was at an end.. Although very little damage was. done at a- fire which occurred at the rear of Beechnortk. UHnouse on. Mon-. last, it will prepare. people to arm. themselves, with fire- extinguishers.. What may possibly- have: been a seri us conflagration rwas sunpDressed y-. by. tuhe use of an ex ~i. gtuis uc.r - Withna wir=r1 v- beeze blowing,. shonu the:. f-ainis ha.vrL been allowed t...
Wedding. HARDING—THOMSON. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
w?:edding:- ..:.-': -" HARDING-THOMSON.. The marriage of Mr J.. H. G Thomson, son of Mr and Mrs J. Thomson., of Armadale, and, Miss E. E;. Harding, second youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs. A. E. Harding,. of Learmonth street, was celebrated at St. Andrew's Presby terian Church on. December 23rd byl Rev. Smith MaeBain. The church was prettily decorated with white flowers and foliage. The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in white satin, trimmed, with' shadow lace, pearls and orange blossom, and wearing a veil..A floral bouquet was also carried,. The bride was attended by Miss A. Harding and Miss V. thomson, wearing frocks of white voile trimmed. with Maltese lace; also Miss D. Harding; gowned in muslin embroidery, and Miss Sylvia Thomson, wearing a, dainty dress of white silk.. Each. carried a scarlet, shower bouquet. Mr F. Knight was best man and Mr L. Jennings groomsman. The wedding breakfast was held in the. Towt Hall,. where several toasts were honored.. The brid...
Social. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Social. . -".i-nf 'The Ozone. Hotel gave an 'At Home' in.the Town Hall on Tues day. The hal was very beatifully adorned, with flowers and flags and the large lnumber who attended' th'oroighly enjoyed themselves. An 'At Home was also held at the Grand Hotelr on New Year's., Eve :and was a great success. . The. large music hall was nicely deco rated, and the visitors spent avery pleasant evening.. . In. tlhe northerly galet w.iich blew all Monday night last the- 24. £t lhalf decked. boat Ormond, owened. b3 r Mr" A. Cook,. sank at. her: moorings: between the. liers.. On; Tuesday the. craft rolled heavily.. Fishermen,, aided, by a diver, of, the R.A.E:, removed the boat's ballast, hauled.it ashore late_ in the afternoon;. when,, it was, found that-. considerable damage. had beien.caused. to.te ?ih l: h The: • "oe ctc ". ~-m ' . ............ - -. .. M an jikainia' ni-et with b -gainful accident. on. Mondavy;. Hae liad .the misfortune. to fall on a :broken glass bottle,. cutting his 'hand...
Military. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Military.. Certificates marked 'good'" for the range-finding course have been. awarded to Sergts T. Daniels and j. E:. Britnell, Corp..J.. IK; Clay, and Bomb..J. T..Hennessy. .of the ;R.A.G.A.. stationed here TLietit.. ,B, M.. Morris,, of. the. same crps,, was awarded,a 'very good ' certifi cate. The Course. was. held, from, Nov... 17th to 29th. During the Christmas season. William Fitzpatrick, the youngest child of Mr H. A. Fitzpatrick, baker, had. a narrow escape from drowning. It appears that the little chap,.who is. about two years of age, with others, .was atthe end' of the pier, and in some way over balanced' and. fell, inito the water. Mr E. Chidgey, a local fisherman; rescued.the child, who was sinking for-the third time. A peculiar discovery was.made on Wednesday. A lad,. named Stanley Chidgey, .whilst passing fhe railway gates in. Bridge street, noticed a small snake, lying on the path.. As the reptile- moved-it was observed.that a gold ring encircled its body.. After kill...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
QU..SCLIF. has; b~ee entirely given up to holiday-n-makers during the week. This is as it ought to be, and what is expected by those who.come 'to. spend the Christmas and New Year season with us;. 'Tihe attendance is considered. not. quite as good.as former seasons,, but this is not by reason of" any depreciation in the popularity of Queenscliff as a seaside iresort, but principally, almost' solely, because accommoda tion has been somewhat lessened. Hundreds of applicants have been. declined.. To say this of. a. popular *ateiing place'is pecuiiar, but such is the case, and as we. are mainly dependant upon visitors, is. serious. Our visitors hail from. all. parts, of the State, and ou· patronage. is being extended year by year. It m'ay ue- s?.d, and. rightly so, that applies only to holidays;- but if we.I iicrease the. holiday attendance, we certainty go. far- -to. .increase the suimmer .-attendance. also,, which would be a good. thing fbr- every-: one, and possibly establish a winte...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
..o .... ,m DEATHS. WARD.-On the 25th December, at his residence, The .Springs,. Queenscliff, Stephen, the beloved husband of the late Harriet .\ard, in his 87th year. A native6of Camnbridgeshire, England, and a colonistof 58 years. ' Safe in the arms of Jesu i' Interredl in'the Queenseliff Cemetery on. rriday, the 26th December. TOUtC?I? -- l- iovin, memory of dur:-dari~ r Ivedia.y, who passetCL away on 30th Lecember, 1907. w Juss:??her lifeivas brighest, White flowers were laid on her breast; Just as her life was sweetest, We laid our dear sister to rest. Inserted by her loving f.ther, mother, sisters and brothers. ----r n --r ----
THE DAIRY. MILK PRODUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
THE DAIRY. MILK PRODUCTION. The production of milk is depen dent on the development of the mil' glands of the cow, and is a 'question:; of breed and suitability. Food can assist and improve it marvellously. - The modern dairy cow.is essential ly an artificial production of civili satio.-not a distinct natural type, as too many dairymen seem to think -with her splendid powers for pro ducing milk gradually built up from very small yields by good feeding and careful breeding from selected ani .mals, continued through numberless generations of ancestors. The origi nal breeds have been almost entirely changed in habits and appearance. She has been persistently bred, fed, and selected by man for so long a time that she has changed' from a beef cow, giving a little milk, into na special-purpose cow, giving milk al most solely in return for her food. In other words, the dairy cow con verts all her food, save that portion needed for existence,, into milk and butter-fat, while her sister, the...
Miss Florence Cuttle's Pupils' Recital. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
MV iss FloPe ne ce uttle's Pupils' Recital. A very enjoyable evening was provided. by. Miss Florence Cuttle's singing and music pupils on -Dec. 19th, in the Methodist schoolroom, and not a few of the favored visi tors expressed surprise at the pro-. gress made, by the- local'students.. The. programme- opened with. an instrumentait trio. by' the- Misses Baillieu,. . and theirt contributions, 'Don Giovanni,' 'Gavotte;." and 'Capricetta,' were well received. Indisposition on the part of- one or, two pupils demanded a, slight change- in the items, but it was not until, after 10 o'clock that a well-appreciatedl programme- was brought- to a close. In. addition. to the- Misses. Baillieu-.. Misses -Bt.icsr . M.. Roper," Ruby- M'Cul lagh, Melva. Priddle, Carthew,, and Mr Otway contributed; piano- forte solos, and the singers, who added much to the enjoyment of the- evening were Misses Sawley, Carthew,. E... M'Cullagh, Owens, Von Bescwitz, Roper, Priddle, all of whom. sho.wed great promise. M...
WHERE FLIRTING IS FORBIDDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
WHERE FLIRTING IS FORBIDDEN. Many eminent doctors regard kiss ing as a dangerous *and obnoxious habit; but there are places--happily abroad-where kissing and flirtinig is an offence against the laws of the countr.y. In Paris recently a couple were publicly reproved for kissing in a railwilay-train-an offence against the by-laws of the company. It is, however, in America that the laws against making love are most stringent. Seven young men in Vir ginia have just been prosecuted for flirting with college girls in that State. At a certain cemetery in a small town of Pennsylvania loving couples found. the place'so convenient that notices were put up: "Flirting is Prohibited." But America and Paris staid not alone in this respect. It is a crime in Russia for lovers to kiss in pub lic. To kiss in the street in this happy land will cost you fifteen shil lings; while should you meet the lips of your adored one in the tram car, you will be mulcted in precisely ten shillings more. The train h...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 3 January 1914
Personal.3 Mr S. Ward; sen., died at his residence,. ' The Springs,' on De cember 25th, *after ;'a:.lengthv ill ness.. Mr Ward was. a colonist for 'sver 58 years, and for a very lengthy period had resided at Springs, and in the early days especially took great interest in the district. Deceased, who was 87 years of age, leaves a grown-up family to mourn their loss. The funeral service was. conducted by Rev. P. E, / Mallalieu. The Mayor of Geelong (Ald. E.. G. Gurr) is spending his holidays in Queenscliff,. and staying at SAthelstane..' Constable Black, of Geelong, has been appointed in charge of the Queenscliff district. Rev Thomas Qui.?ton and IMurs Quiniton .of Leopold, who have been in New South Wales for six Imonths' leave. returned to I.eopod. They .liad a vy enithrsiastic send iJ :frotf :'Tf r-Ale's? cz?gc-k.±-'o?._ and wvere th-efr~~iepieiits of several prese?tlatioris. Mr Qiiinton re, .."·; . ' " " ceived a leather suit case- .from the congregation, and a. leather dress ing ...
A TRIBUTE TO MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
A TRIBUTE TO MILK.. "What a. wonderful thing is milk! Born of the. motherlove,.: it nourishes the young of 'all"warm-blooded crea-. tures .whose term of life. would quick ly end .were- it wanting.. From the lowest, maipmal* to noble man, made in God-like image, milk is the flesh builder, the nerve powec, the very essence 6f life. It is the one pr.oduct all indispensible, universal. The cow, man's queenly servant, sacred in his= tory, ever needful,- deserving :of the most kindly regard of man for ani mal' because giver of the most in tricate of life's ~ayeteries, that gremt est of life's necessities--milk ! Com prising all the elements of life, as does no other food, no other food deserves man's attention as .ides milk."-"Pacific Review." To make a tough steak tender rub the meat on both sides with a mix ture of equal parts of videgar auid olive oil, and leave it to stand an hour or longer before cooking.
GRASS FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
GRASS FARMING. The most striking characteristic:of Swiss farming is the imrertanceh-;of the grass crop. Over 70 per 'cent. of the farm land is in grass, and, aside from the. land cultivated for vege taible gardens, very little land is ploughed , in fact; the miiost recent statistics show that -there are over 20,000 mowing machines and only six or seven grain .binders owned in the whole, country., Of these binders two or three' of. them are owned by agri cultural college§ or experimenz sta tions. Yet with practically no grain grown and, with this systemi, of al most pure grass farming; their lands give far better:-returns. How can they. get,:- such returns ? Well, there is just one way--through the dairy cow. Switzerland is pre eminently a dairy coiintry, and at the present. time. the3 have over 1,500,000. cattle and less than 150,000 sheep'; and the number of sheep is constaiatly, decreasing. Sheep will not give enough returns to pay to keep them on such high-priced land, ankl they ...
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE OSSINGTON MYSTERY. PART 14. CHAPTER XXII.—(Continued) [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
(ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) THE OS IINGTO e MY SIER1Y. U By-Hedley Richards, Author of "The Millionaire's Last Will," "The Day of R'eckoriing," etc.,' etc. PART 14. CHAPTER XXII.--(Continued. "I have been wondering how your patient is," I.said, as he sat down. He shook his. head sadly. "Going fast, and it is better so than that she should live. Buti I will tell you all. She slept heavily until nearly eight o'clock, when she awoke and I saw at once she was perfectly conscious. The fever had left her, but she was fearfully weak. She look ed at ine, then at. the nurse, and beckloned me to her. I bent over her and she whispered, 'Send her away,' -pointing to -the nurse, only one of them being in the room. I told her to leave us, and Miss Blanche again signed to me to cme near, and whispered, 'I have beeh very ill.' I nodded. 'Shall I die ?' she asked, fearfully. Thinking it better she should know the truth, I replied, =I fear there is little hope of your . eh0ýty.' eht T y ZTI1Ute't -for- r-...
LIFE ON A SUBMARINE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
LIFE ON A SUBMARINE. The active service in submarines is limited to a period of three weeks- on end--during the summer, and one week during winter. The rest of th4 year the officers and men live in what is called a " parent "-or "mother" ship.-but they "exercise" the boat three or four times a week, generally from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., go ing through various evolutions, such as diving and "attacking," and also torpedo-firing. Let us go down through the hatch: way of the little conning tower. A few rungs of ladder and we reach then main deck, the only deck, in fact, of the submarine, inside the "fish," in the hull. THE FIRST IMPRESSION is one of heat. The air is close and heavy, and, as a seaman expressed it, "Ain't it thick, sir !" and he ad ded, "It soon makes you feel sleepy, but they keep. us so busy in here that we get over the drowsiness." How small I The highest standing room is 6ft. 6in. .high, and towards both ends the roof gradually declines aid' the floor becomes narrower. The...
SHRIEKS FROM A RAILWAY CARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
SHRIEKS FROM A RAILWAY CARRIAGE. - +---- A young lady who is often seen eon Birmingham concert platforms had a singular and amusing experience when returning with a friend from London. Just before reaching Ox ford the speed of the train began to slacken, and -the. engine to emit some particularly loud and piercing whistles. Our heroine pronounced the note to be C in fault, and wae challenged by her companion to reach it. There' being no one but the pair in the compartment sha responded with a great expanse of lung power, and to such effect that the sound of the engine' was as nearly as possi'ble reproduced. Whistle fol lowed whistle, and to each an echo came from the throat of the singer. This continued for some minutes un til all at once the train slowed. down and then stopped. Heads went t-o windows and it was evident some thing was wrong, for the guard was along peering into each carriage. As he came to that in which were the two ladies. he repeated the query he had evidently bee...
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
Queensoliff Tele phone:, Exchange. - LIST QS' SUoS0?t1 BF B, 'Atlielstane' - .40.-. Beechworth House ..28 Bright & Hitchcocks 20 Cahill, Rev. T. F. 21 Caithness, A. 1. &- Sons . 81 Caskie and Gane ' 26 Clerkof Govt. Works .. 34. Cobb & Co. - 8 Easterbrook, E. - - 12 Deakin, Hon. A. - Esplanade Hotel 9 ' Glenalvie' - --: 38 Golightly, jun., W. 24 Grand Hotel 7 . 7 Guy, E.. R, - - 41 Guy, Rd. - .- 35 Barman, Geob 25 Henley-Bros. " -.. ... 10 Jenner, T. - 15 Lloyd, C.J. - .. - 11 Naval Depot; Swan Island- 37 Officer Commanding R.A;.G,A. 2 'Olinda' - - 36 -Otway, W. D. - - 42 Ozone Hotel .- - 1 Priddle, G. F. & Sons. - 29 Priddle, Harold E. - 16 Priddle, L. J. - - 18 Queenscliff Bowling Club; . SQ Queenscliff Hotel ;." 6 " Queenscliff Railway Station 33 Queenscliff Signal Station : .4 Rev. S. MacBain - 39 Bayle, C. J. - - 17 Sentinel Office * 13 Swan Island Fort i 22 Thomson, Robt. .. 3 Thwaites,.W. J.. . Ii Tobias, R. . 27. Town Clerk '. 23 Werry Bros. -...
A GOOD WORD FOR TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
A GOOD WORnD FOR TOBACCO. In the opinion of Cavallaro, who writes in an Italian paper, tobsacco has a very. strong batetricidal power depending to some extent on its con tent in nicotine,. and partly to the resi sance of bacteria present. In all cases tobacco sterilises the ,saliva, and does no damage to the teeth, which become and remain black it not properly looked after. A small quantity of nicotine stimulates sali i vary excretion, but a large amount diminishes it. It i wrong to at tribute inflamations of the gtums and buccal mucous membrane to the in fluence of tobacco. This last is only the determining factor in a pre-exis ting inflamr?atory .rrocess, wbether latent or manifest.' It is, however, by no means proved that epithelioma of the tongue and lis is exclusively due to tobacco" snic?king. The author relying on this antise ric astion e! tobacco, calls for an increase, not a d iminution, in the ranks of smokers:
VICTORIAN RAILWAY TIME TABLE. QUEENSCLIFF TO GEELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 10 January 1914
V JCTORIAN RAILWAY TI1ME y TABLE. QUiEEESCLIFF To GEELONG. Leaves Queenscliff. Arrives; Geelong 6.20 a.m. 7.35 a.m. 8.35 p;m. 4.55 p.m. GEELONG oo QUEENSCLIFF. Leaves Geelong. Arrives Queenseliff, 8.45 a.m. 10.5 a.m. 5.55 p.m. . 7.5 p.m. GEELONG TO MELBOURNE. Leaves Geelong. Arrives Melbourne. 8.5 a.m. 9.34 a.m. 12.5 p.m. 1.27 p.m. 12.45 p.m. 2.19 p.m. 5.45 p.m. 7.31 p.m. 9,5 p.m. 10.43 p.m. MELno BNZf TO GEELONG. Leaves Melbourne. . Arrives Geelong. 6.30 a.m. .8.12 a.m. 11 a.m. - + 12.49 p.m.. 3.20 p.m. 4.55 p.m. 4.22 p.m. (express) 5.39 p.m, 7 p.m. 8.37 p.m.: GEELONG TO BALLARAT. Leaves Geelong. Arrives Ballarat. 8.30 a.m. ' 10.45 a.m. 1;9 p.m. 3.34 p.m. 5825 ;p.m. 7.33 p.m. • BALLARAT TO GJELONG. Leaves 1?liarat.: ? Arrives Geelong., 5.40 t:m. - - 7.38 a.m. 10.15 am. 1. 10 a.m. .. 3;5 p.m. .5 p.m. 7.25 p.m. 9.30 p.m GEELONG TO PORT FAIRY, Leaves Geelong. Arrives, Port Fairy. 8.35 a.m. 3.43 p.m. 6.2 p.m. . 12.19 a.m. PORT FAIBY, To GEELONG. Leaves Port Fairy. Arrives Geelong 5.54 ...