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MILKING CAPACITY. ITS TRANSMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 28 February 1914
MILKING CAPACITY. ITS TRANSMISSION. Following upon a notable paper by Dr. James Wilson, of the Royal Col lege of Science, Dublin, upon the way in which colour is inherited among Shorthorns, the same authorityl now deals with the way in which milk yield is inherited. That is, milk from which a larger or smaller quantity of butter can be produced. "Most of our cattle yield milk which contains on the average about 3.7 per cent. of butter-fat; but Jer seys yield milk containing on the average about 5 per cent. There are many individual fluctuations in both breeds, but these figures are about the average. In Ireland, as in other parts of Britain. there are many Jer sey-Shorthorn crosses. During the last two or three years we have been able to get the milk of a number of these analysed, and it is found to contain about 4.2 or 4.3 per cent. of butter-fat on the average. Individual fluctuations have been found as low as 3.9 per cent. and as high as 4.7, but the average is as. stated. "This ...
USE OF FREE NITROGEN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 28 February 1914
USE OF FREE NITROGEN. Some of the European countries are particularly interested in the manufacture of suIphate of ammonia. Sulphate of ammonia contains, on the average, about 20 per cent. ni trogen, and is quits frequently a very efficient fertiliser. A new plant for the manufacture of this highly nitrogenous fertiliser has just been, organised in Norway with a capital stock of over two and one-half mil lion dollars. It aims to turn out an nually 40,000 tons of sulphate. To do so it will be able to use enormous quantities of the free nitrogen of the air. The farmer who grows lucerne, clover, cowpeas, and other legumes is every year adding value to the farm and to the. products of the farm, for legumes are transformers of free nitrogen just as the factory is. While sulphate of ammonia Will be used by those in intensive farming operations, it will be many years be fore the average American farmer will need to rely for his nitrogen up on the manufactured forms--that is, of course, if ...
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
Queenscliff !Tele. phone Excha.ge. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. ' Athelstane' 40: Beechworth' House .; 28 Bright & Hitcheocks 20 Cahill, Rev. T. F, 21 Caithness, A. 1. & Sons 31 Caskie and Gane - 26 Clerk of Govt. Works - 34 Cobb & Co. - 8 Easterbrook, E. -. -12 Deakin," Hon. A. Esplanade Hotel 9 For.d R. 1 - , ' ?lenalvie' 3 . Golightiy. juu., W :.24 Grand Hotel - 7 Guy, E. R, .. 41. Guy, Rd. - 35. Btlarman, Geo. - 25 llenley Bros. -. . 10 Jenner, T. . . 15 Lloyd, C. J 111 Naval Depot, Swan Island.: 37 Officer Commuiauding i.A.U.A 2 'Olinda' -. 36 Otway, W. D. . -4 42 Ozone Hotel -. :Priddle. G. F. &. Sons. - 29 Priddle, L. J. -. 18 Queenscliff Bowling Clui 30 Queenseliff Hotel 6 -" '?s,?ih " 33 -Qieenseltte nIah.,.; -. .... 33 Queenscliff Signal Station 4:. Rev. S. MacBain - - 39 "Bayle, O. J. - - 17 Sentinel (ffice . I3 Swan Island Fort. 22 Thomson, Robt. 3 Thwaites, W. J, II Tobias," R. 27 Town Clerk: 23 Werry Bros. 19 Werryo, B. & Ce. . 32 The fo...
STILL ONE MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
STILL ONE MORE, A freckled-faced girl stopped. at the post-office and yelled, out : ''Anything for the Murphys ?"7. '"No, there is not." "'Anything for, Jane. Murphy ?. '.Nothing.", S'Anything gop. Ann Murphy ?' ?'Anything for Bob Murphy ?'' '"No, not a bit.' ''Anything for Terry Murphy ?'?" "No,, nor for Pat Murphy, not Dennis Murphy, nor Pete Murphy, nor Paul Murphy, aor for any Mur phy, dead, living, born or unborn, native or foreign, ctvilised or uncivi lised, savage. or barbarous, male or female, black or white, franchised oz unfranchised, naturalised or other Wieeh No, there is, positivay nothing for any of the Murpheya, either indi' vidual, jointly, severally, now and forever, one cp?d inseparable." The girl looked at the postmastel in astonishment and said, "Please to look it thereta anutbin .i !OCclaae 11-Ye--- ------- -.
QUEENSLAND'S PEARLING GROUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
QIXEN LA'ND'S, Z' 14n61n GROUNDS. The pearl fisheries. of.- Northern Aus-. tralia are the. most lucrative and the 14ast understood of the world's" fisheries. The pearling grounds, as they are termed locally, extend along the .orth-east and northern coasts of Queensland. In. years gone by, diving was mostly- carried" oa by, naked divers in comparatively shal low waters, but the use of the diving dress is now almost. universal,. Th:- profits of pearling are enormous. Thb: wages of the divers range from £1 to, £2 per month, aid. a,. 'lay"-Q ,?£20, on each ton of eshell. kifted,. The, diver's tender is paid. £4. per month, and the four members of the: crew, 301 to £2 10/. per. month. These are. the wages the men; sign, articles at, but comparatively, little,. mcey. is paid, as the cr ws more. often: than not "cut out,',. their. wages in. "slop chest," viz., goods. purchased: from the master-pearler, who makes more than 150 per,. cent. cle-a proft-: from. this part of the business alone....
MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN HOLLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
MWiARRIAGE GCSTOM$S iN HOLLAND. ------------+ A curious old custom still exists in many provinces of Fýpland, .If a young man is in love with a girl, and wishes to ask her hand in mar riage, he goes about it i. the follow ing manner-. ]e buys a small sweet cake, and, wrapping it up in soft paper, proceeds to the house of his inamorata; 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 cake on the table before her. The rest of the family affect not to nottce anything unusual, and continue their work, or their reading. The young rian turns aside and talks to the tather ox mother o; some very ordinary sub ject, keeping his eyes eagerly fixed on the girl's face while he is conversing. if she accepts his oifer, she takes up the cake ,and eats it. Sometimes. though Dutch, she is coquettish, and tortures the young man by turning it over and playing with it, before. she decides- to bite...
ALL IN VAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
A younig couple had taken a hit In an exclusive neighbourhoc4, and irished to make a good impression at the very beginning ot their social ta reer. They were handicapped, how ever, by the difbculty of securing '? ? servants. They finally secured one, Norah, i very recent arrival from County Kerry, but the btt they could kad; Thi maid's duty was to answer the front door-bell ~ad a-rry the cards of any visitors to her mi ttees. She was reheabsed repeatedly in hel tole, her mistress telling her mxaetly -what to any and how to carry her silver salver, but, in spite of the trainiig, Norah's mistress alwaited the hour of her first dinner .party 1ithi trepidation, and at the first sound of the door-bell she could riot resist the unpulse to listen at the head of the staits. Norah rushed to the ddot eectedly; iithout her salver, but at she opened it and saw visftor sBanditng there, het iecollected her instructiono, and, throwing up her hands, exclaimed, ti a voice of heartbroken dismia : '"B...
HAVE YOU DONE IT? [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
HAVE YOU DONE IT? Made one new idea yours to-day? Put away a few cents, against the time of nee~? Answered every business letter that came to you to-day? Taken a few. minutes' time to: inform yourself regarding the. world's events. Spoken kindly to everybody, with whom you have had dealings? Been faithful and true. in. all your relations to. the. community of which you are a part-. Done all; your wcrk so well that you have nothing to be sorry for, now that the shadows of evening have fallen? Gathered your wife and little ones about you and bowedl the head with them in thankfulness for the blessings and mercies which have come to you since morning broke over your home. Then if you have done all these things, go to. your rest in peace; you have. lived' a good day. And your to-morroaw will be still a better one.
Original Poetry. DISAPPOINTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
Original Poetry. DISAPPOINTMENT. I dreamed a dream the;other night, A dream that gave me quite a fi ight, For I thought that I had lost my way, Or was in some strange new town that day. Why, what means this? (thought I), this throng? There must be something very wrong; For here are men in golfing rig, And caddies too, both small and big, And special boats and trains put on, Although 'tis June, and ' the season' gone. This can't }e the Queenscliff * used to know, Where the winter months were so drear and slow. ' Yes it is,' said a voice that had read my thoughts; ' We possess something more now than tennis courts; We've got golf links, sure, that we're proud, to own, Sorrento's not in it; we've ".done her brown." Our links are far better, and then, what is more, They're so easy to get to, that's where we score. - Have you booked up you're rooml you'll not get a lied. The hotels and all houses are. full,' this voice said. I awoke with a start, but only to fýd. 'Twas a dream, and tliat...
FUNNIOSITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
PU NIIOSITXIE ds haven't seen him for a long tfmes ad of eourse I don't know much about him now; but as a young man he was one of the most wonderful and remarkable persons it wa5 ever my fortune to meet.' "What was there ever so remarkable about him i" " Well, he didn't know anything at all about horse-raeing." "A little nnusual, but I shouldn't call it so very remarkable. I've known others who' didn't know anything about horse-racing." "So have I; but this young fellow not only didn't know anything about the game, but he knew that he didn't, know anything about it. That was the ex traordinary feature of it. Most of them think they know everything about it, yet iey know nothing." " go, sfr/' she exclaimed, sutmplng her little foot, "I will never marry joul Do I make myself plain ?" " No," he answered. "In your anger you make yourself positively beautiful:n " George, - am yours r' she siged, ar she collapsed in his armes " Oh, give me "-'twna la rhyme3 h sighed " Within your heart a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
The Standard- Family Medicine Throughout Australasia Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills are a household re. mnedy, and the antidote for all general ailments. In thousands of homes the little amber bottie is the sole medicine chests for whatever the complaint, the Blowels must be kept free, apd the pro cess by which the Blood : is purifiedl D! .ust .be. stimulated wtRSEb throwU off the poi sons I. the. Blood, DIRECTIONs which is the cause ........... r of all disease, and _ ,r umold many a serious ill nat sa. e ess may be pre oba N."St ., 'eated, by the time eANROOT g s use ofm these Pills, checking the iD i . Morse's Idia Rn Root Pills, being vegetable, do. apt Weaken, sicken, or. gripe,. and may be taken with perfect safety by the most delicate woman or the youngest child. The old and feeble will also. find them e most suitable remedy for aiding c and strengthening their teakehened, colsti tutions. Mrs. R. A. Dunn, Bloomfield Street, Cobar, N.S.W., wr\ites:-"Sonm- time ago, being a suff...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
Department of Defence, Melbournie, February 19th, 1914. N OTICE OF TARGET PRACTICE. Target Practice will be carried on from the undermentioned Forts dur ing- MARCH, 1914, between the hours of 7 a.mn. and 6 p.m.: Fort. Direction of Fire. Queenscliff .., S.S.W. and S.E. by E. Nepean ... N.E: and S.W. by S.E. Gellibrand ... N.E. and S.W. = -i'A1T Forts from which Practice is carried on will fly a red flag from the masthead :of fagstaff. Occupants of buildings in the vicinity : sh.:::ould open doors and windows. Section 72 of the Defence Act 1903-1912 reads ' No ships, boats, or persons shall come or. remain within the prescribed distance of any ship; battery, gun or person en-. gaged 'in artillery or rifle practice, or shall remain in any position so as to. obstruct such practic-e' PENALT-;, .FIFTY POUNDS. . For the purpose of Section 72 of the Defence Act, a ship, boat, or person shall be deemied to have come or remained within the prescribed distance of a bat tery, or gun, engaged in...
FLYING MACHINES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
FLYING MACHINgES. Can you bear us from here. To a sunnier sphere, Where taxation tley knQw so t word of Where they furnish free meals. Of roast pork or stewed eels, And dyspepsia's never bee4 heard of, Where nobody ever gets jilted oy shot ? Oh, can ypu fly thither ? Alps you can not I r. Could you soar right away With our troubles to-day, You'd delight every streplho and! Chloe ; But the Flying Age comes, And brings us no plums, And the pudding of life is stilt doughy. $o why should I fly ?- I will stay where, I am, And go for. a twopenny ride on an tram. --Coulson.
Church News. Services on Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
Church .News. Services on Sunday. i53% SblSIST -CHURCH-.- .. Preacher-Rev. P. E. Mallaliew. Pt. ILonsdale Hall, 7.30, M ?rV u. Brinsmead and Mr Keast. R,C. CHl RCH Masses, 8and 10 . Evening devotions, 7.30. ST. AN.~ REW'S PRESBýYTERIAN CHURCH Preacher-Rev. Smith MacBain,. B.A. Evening anthem-'- Shadows' (A-Ix ander). CdiweL .S~turday1 r rch '7, 19 4.
The Household. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
The H-ousehold f ot Chocolate pudding.-- Boil two m.u:nces of chocolate jn a pint of milk, -dd a pinch of salt, and pour it over half i pint of breadcrumbs; let it stand for .n huir, after which it should be well -tiried, and the following ingredients added in the order in which they are mentioned: Two ounces of butter (pre .iou.ly melted), two well-beaten eggs, quarter of a pound of- castor sugar, two pouces of stoned raisins, and two ounces of currants. When all are thoroughly mingled, pour the mixture into a well buttered tin mould and steam for an hIour. Turn out, and serve with9ou sauoe. How to Make Serge or Tweed Water proof.-Take one ounce of powdered lum and one ounce of sugar of lead, and stir them into a gallon of rai., water, and, when the mixture is clear, pour off the upper liquid. Choose a light, closely yoven cloth, such as Scotch tweed, it. inerse the frabia in the preparation for. twenty-four hours, then dry and press it. The cloth will be uninjured in colour or tex...
A PINERO STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
A-PrN RO' STOrRY: The latest pianero story is of a conversation which was overheard at i -gathering of theatrical people. "I am told," said oie. of the lnadies pre -sent, "that Mr. - (nteitiniing. a certain comedifs) is a man who -rites to his wife by ever3 post." "Yes," said a well-kniown actress, "'he writes a lot f flimimmery about the agony of absence, but he has never sent her a penny: Do yoh call -'th 'indne ss ? :?"'D i idediy I" said tir. - Arthur. "Unremitting kindness." -£ I)aily tsketch." Oily marks on the paper which defy the crumb cure may be got rid of ,by Snixing a little pipeedy into a 6ream taititing this mixture over the spot, allowing it to dry thoroughly, and then wiping it off; ,¢ g6od way to wfitea cfotbe thit have become a bad colour is to put two or threef'slices of lemon in the copper with the clothes: The riid should be left o. They will make the clothes much whiter, and Will re ?iitv6 . ? the stains from pocket andkterchiefs, ehlldren'?s paores,; 6te..
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 7 March 1914
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, MARCH. Transplant as in'Februaty, Iteluding aýlv~ar~eties of winter greens. Water Gr. may be planted in the damipest -~& of the garden ; if thoroughly w·a reed until it gets a .good start, a mapiy throighout the winter will be -ittished. Garlic, Shallots; also Tree Itqd Potato Onions, riay be planted to watds the end of the month2 Con titie to blanch Celery every alte-nate week. ) Procure horse-droppings for Sibshroom beds, turning every third or Fs'th day to prevent over-heating. Dig Potatoes whent the tops have withered, and store them in a dark ellar or pit for future use. The following may be sown Or .anted duiring the month - Aftiehoke, Globe Onion Beans, Broad Silver Beet Beet, Red Parsnip Ca.bage Parsley , .?rot Peas . 'idk1oWet Radish : Edive Spinach tehI eabd Turnip. Lettuce ') ' TreeOfooi. - Miustard & Oiess Potato Oniond Green fodder for eatie.-.-Ry,Ti , Cape Batley..