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The Difference. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

* The Differenrce. "Good morning," wheezed an old lady, coming into the editor's room at 83 Queen street, "good morning. Ain't you the ;editor ?" " Yes, madam," the man at =the- desk 're sponded, as he threw a chew of tobacco down ia knot-hole in thefloor.and.slipped. his sus penders :up bon his shoulders. " Can' I 1o'0 anything for you;to-day ?" " Well, not very much. I heardsomething about you, and as I had been reading your paper I came to see for myself if it were true." S"Ah, indeed I .'What was it I :Nothing bad, I hope. "Not so bad, and not so very good, either. They only told me you were ijust like Ananias. You know .who he' was, don't you 2" " Not exactly, madam; though TI:have seen some referenfce to him during iny long' resi dence in', this beautiful colony." .. , ,: "I didn't think' you would -know him. He was 'a Bible, character, who was struck ded fibr being a liar." "Great C car! madam," exclaimed' the editor, with a start that knocked his paste pot over.and sent his ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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A Self-made Man. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

A Self-maclde Man "Tori years dgo1" said the tramp, as he. 'swallowed the gratuitous. hot coffee anrd cold' meat, ,` ten years ago: my pr-spects finx life were altogether:very different from what they are now, and I flatter' myself, ma'amn, that' what I:ain to-day I' o? alone tor n'- unaided efforts; yes, ma'am, my own tinaided efforts:' Though I say it who should; not ,say it, yet I do say it boldly, ma'am, that you see,:be fore you a self-made man-a self-made man, m?a'am: Ten years agb'I had tobwork eight' hours a day;:week inuand weekl oUit; Now I go where I:please.. .I am:as free as' the'air:, I call no man master. I do nothing, and the poor fools who labour and sweat for a living feed:.me.and clothlieme.?:All owing td my own exertions, nia'am, my own exer tions." i ."Indeed !" said the woman,"' miling: " I should like to see, how, ,oulook when exer ting yourself.: Here, ,Tiger i She hid'the opportunity shes· ght. The self-maide got only a glinmpseiof Tiger. coming ui.the yard, ...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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Another Page of English History. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

Another Page of=Engi sh History. (Br. oui COLONIAL RoANIsNt.) Edred, Edmund a brother, became King, histiwo. infant sons not `lavihg been short coated. G ommy`Dunstan, the wicked abbot, sholwed up in his. reigni and 'began to lookc round. ..'He insisted on the clergy remaining unmarried, being himself so sinfullyugly-that no girl could look at him without falling itraightway into convulsions. Edred died from the combined effects .of quinsy and .Dunstan. oEdw.y,-the.-next- king;,'was-also, worried into his grave by the. cheerful abbot, who divorced him from his wife ahdnpiut her' to death. . . ..... . ........ -. .Ediiad the Martyr (or Tomato);,so called because., bhe :_vas'.. murdered :6n'ihlorseback while drinking a glass. of zoedone at his stepmother's gate, was succeeded by. Ethel red, his stepbrother,for whose sake:this'crime was committed. : Ethelred, "known as the Unready, from his manner 'df' keeping 'his appoinitments. He would weigh' in at the'last:mome'it, just a's the gir...

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Hegarty's Luck. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

Probably Jack Hegarty was never more surprised thninwvhenhe received'a gi'lt-eed, copper.plate vrittelinvitatidi'ion ' for Mrs: De'Stimson's party at East 'Melboirne. His:first thought:was'of deliglht; bti o con-. sidering: the matter a little, he remembered that a great obstacle was in the way of his acceptance. - He had no clothes. I do not 'mean that he was attired in the costume generally believed ..to .hae, been initiated.by. 'Adam, but that his entire wardrobe consisted Sof two or three pairs of seedy inexpressibles, three vests, and an alleged. coat. I believe there werde otherigarments, anid plih~api'~t pairs, of boots, but I do not feel called upon toienter into such close particulars. Suffice it to say, that with all his ingenuity hle could ndt accomplish a dress:suit; Howevber, after holding a icouncil: of `ways and means witlih himiiself,:.he resolved to go over ,his list of tailors, and endeavor to persuade the one with whomn he was .the least in debt to furnish' him wi...

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No Getting Away From It. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

No Getting Away Froim 11 You canno?escape t~iuble, whatever linei of life6yu clhfoose; anddhoweve imuchi you may have yourself, you'll find -.somebody worse off: & ?ihe farmer who has had his potatoes ruined by potato bugs, whose sheep die,and whose turkeys get lost in the woods, wlhose fruit trees are blighted, and whose famiily have chills, envies the minister, who, as he says, has nothing to do but write his sermons; while-that-reverend"gentlma, i ifli"sal .unpaid and his deaconstin a temper, the wood out, `and thee founrni it icreased by any .miracle,-wishes-his-parentshad brought=himn up as a farmer. ,, , . " .. The lawyer; waiting for, clients, wishes he were _' doctbr=; .while the doctor, called out five times a night to travel through the rain to see people. who will never pay, his bills, wishes he were a lawyer. i' The milliner,.who sews all day and is sick of the sights of feathers and flowers, wishes to' change ?places with the music teacher. The music teacher, si...

Publication Title: Queenscliff Sentinel, The
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Receipt for Breaking Stones. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

Receipt for Bieaking? tones :"' ' Select the thickest :and tionrrest' ho?yow can find, adl,?d be: sre.:to see: that "it= is free from all defects,2brhtakd-the stones, .which. pack as carefully.as possible in hay or, straw: TWrite Gaiss 'with" : crie, "aid sundry other: such a?dinbrinitions, on several` parts Lof the box, iinlarge letters IThen give it to one of the appointed men at a aajvayi station. aid desire ;him to take particular, .care of: it'?. If you do: this; ai-L seiid youliriox, to Sydney by rail; o:du may lie: certaii'hiat: the stones will be macadamised, I r " a i'

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That Stout Party. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

That Stout Party. Auniit had lift mea gooddeal opfioperty and it was while on` a journey from~ Livek. pool tobNew York to look after the sae that I fell iniwith:the stout 'part .er name was Cru `mbe--Sararann Crunme -an odd sobtof name, it seemted, forI'aioung woman of her size ; for she was a stout party, and no mistake, and, queer enough, if she didn't seem to get stouter every day. I watched her so close, it seemed I could see "er, a-swellin-wisibly.Jhefore -mynwerr-y'eyes: But I was gettin' deeper an' deeper, under. thit 'ere spell as makesifools of us all some time or other._I evenbegun to write.a pome to her, so you may know as I was' pretty des. : erate. I'd:wvritten advertisin' rhymes about our soap, you know,' but- Iifound love verses quite different, and. I balked after thefust' two, lines " My heart is yours, oh, Sararaiun Crumbe I Ilong to speak, but love strikes me dumb." . That was, in' my opinion we'rry neat" as* fur as it went,; but it. didn't'go fur enoiugh. But.at....

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That Goose. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

. -That'Goose A bashful swain of railr ai took a violent liking to a fair lady of thattown, ani d after a great .deal of liesitationt finally brought his courage upto the sticking;point, and madean evening call at her ihouse. He found her. busily; engaged pressing a garnient wvith a tailor's goose. 'She, however, received him :very courteously, and, continued her work:l A bevy of the lady's female friends dropped in a few minutes after:the poor, man had sub-, sided into silene, for'lie found it absolutly mpossible to maintain'a conversation wit her.;! .The sudden entrance of theivisitorsr instead.i "of relieving only added tohis embarrassmien t, and lie sat in silence until it became.a matter of serious concern to tohe coipany how to put him at ease, for he was well knowni to all' .of them as a, nari.of great iworth, basltfulnesi being lris only weakness. The youug lady. linally got through with.her.work, and called out ti' the 'crvait in.tthi kitchen " Jane! ' . The door openedi an...

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Satisfaction. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

F Satisfaction.,: Incledon, the ballad: singer, .wasFapt on some occasions to giycve offence_ sbrusque and'almnost' rudo deportment. Bcing called on'by; a persoi' for ' satisfaýiti?"'"for an affIout-probably uniritefided by Incled6r?- he found him: .attlbreakfast. Haiving heard his business, Incledon. took:ra .pb'sturoeand sang "Blacke-yed Susan " in his 1unequalled styla.'i There." ha said to his auditor,,who stood in breatlilcs' siirprise ahd'ii:d?iifation, " if that does not satisfy ydn; you uarea one of the most unreasonable ,fellows ;I.ever :met with, for it his gi en complete satisfaction to many ihousands., ,

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A Brother's Signature. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

. A Bro b oir'`signature A manl from a neigboriugtown, wi sied one ofour baksto take'b billa sho t time agoT ihe dir6ctr(flaid' they awould cash:the billI if is brother would ihddrse it. Tlie next day, in came the nman with; his brothir's tignat~re on the b.11 :. T,'e bank took'it and peide the money. i When : the bill became du.ethe?sgner did not pay it, and-the bank iotified"the brother. That gentleman camelin?tothe counting room in amrnazement and akdked : ". What hiaveiyou gaiimt me,' :"Didn't 'you indorsee a bill for your .brother ?" asked the caliider:`' :"Not thatli knowri of"`replie?d .te,m n. " Isn't this your\ ;ainature ?". thnn de mnanded the bank-official, producing.the bill. The man looked. at his name, written on .the?pap~j r ad rubbbd.:lis 'eye?..: . : " "Yes,"-' said--he; "' that's my signature, sure; but I should thlnk .he.,might have allowed me to write it." , He paid'the bill.

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Facetiae [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

WeW often hear of '"SinogaSongsaSixpence." We onder if itis from theopera IMari-tanner. S'Ihe brld is full of change. Ar good many wish they could say the same of their poc , kets. ' n : :.!," You gav.em e~oquite a.tuiui,! saidthe hare. ' s matter of couise,,youpuss I' rejoined toreyhouud. Is a colony of mosquitoes placed along every stream so.thatfishermen may always be sure of bites ? a, '\A:(ongdie.4've~for ypurrstE~per 4. 11y dearest. To?i ?,said 3K(i. i!lo,o no;"!':cried Tom' ll oucth it not Too-much ,Ive had of One of the latet litfiiions iiithe'United. States: is: that) their ?dis;there Ibathe inikid gloves.and bonnets. i;iThiis i peculiar': -IMost people batie iif water. ,' ' h .,,,:{ It .is stiiited' by a studentl;o human naturee that wlhena'wi mai triesto pack a 2f-inch rwaist into a dl9pair iof.(; sty she sheds sufficient tears, to.picke thre'e hundred weight of ipork. Besides, tF is,. very?inch-. urious . r " Oli' don't proipbs to m0` nw,"'shrieked iayoung,Chiltonigirl r...

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Monthly Rhymes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

,donthly* Rh?n es. In January w . ?-popp'd'to`iffi ?'?i l . In Eebrnarv, .. She said She'd see: .. B tit, alas.j.in'"Earch,,. She. i"as stiff 4s the starch Upion thc'caip frill' S: She wore in'April. . But agaii in Ma'y,:.:- . .: She smiled each day; i. And'I sang a tune Through the wshole of ?lune .in,'.But she said;, Good-bye? ::, At the.end o July ,, ,And like a raw gjast ·I1Tat T nl v X us , She chilled this " member," And th roughl Scptemiiber, -u ~Till sad.and sober,; Braged by Octobr;, ;" A.. "hnd well remmbcr • .. .:Hov-=gone Nb;oveir-: i '!; rMy love's last;iemberemyou e; m Died poutin Decembe?.!; - ; -;:; S:Qy. ?Weakly"--Elil'?T-B;., I Ra

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WANTED—A MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

?'ANTED A MINISTER. I A correspondent of the American Congre ga?toiualis't- puts at the head; of his article " Wanted--A Ministcr," and discourses thus -" A talented man--apo werful and riilliant preach?r, whose 'sermons shallbhe neith'e too long nor too short. A youiig man preferred,. who shall bring the 'actiial experiehce of a. large pastorate. We do not wish to take the pastor away from 'another church, but we wait i? man wh his not left lii ''last ,plce,' and does not- desire to. This is imrportint'; for if' a candidate appears who ha recently left a charge`o or desiresit w?e are Suspicious: thit- there is somethinigg wrong:abhout ,him. We want a good-looking man, feathres regular, carria'e~ dignified. Size-this is impo0tant";: lie .must be of full stature, for our church is newr; and the" pulpit furnished heavy, and a good height. nd full number of poundsi avoirdupois are essential, that the minister correspond with the sirroundings. He must be scrupulously careful regarding h...

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Unique. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

· iUiique. She said he hmd f-artttering tongue, As to his -ar;'hs-shefondly uclongue, .!½,nl lovc' .sweet'lroundelahy he sungue. For that. said;he,cmy love, I guess You cannot, ca'nnot love.me luess.; Giveim the;ittle ha8indF prie?W?. 'Tis thine, sh?fisaid;with glance oblique. While blushing roses dyed her chiqie- The twain will be made one next wique,

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AN ANTI-SHOUTIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

.N ANTI-SHOUTIST. (BY A ULTIaMo M USE.) I've met a man, you know him well, At divers drinking bouts ; A merry.n,ate, but.truth to tell, He drinlks,;bnt'ieVer slibuts; He drinks, drinks deep you -beers, your Is always diouthy-never shouts. It never seems his turn to pay, : No matter who paid last ; Some fairy-tale. will clear the way, His "parting time" goes past, .In. spite of chaffing.comrades'_flouts, ' etdeeply drinks but ni'ever sh6uts. His'ready wit disarms the. frown Of him who'd. fain be-rude; He knows the latest thing in town, His jokes are new and good; His wit- ispelsdistrustand ,doubts, Consistent aye, he never shouts He's always firit to drain his glass, Down.to the very dregs, He never lets the bottle pas,, Can always keep his legs. r. Deep driniing'e'e'r-ýhi. reason routs, .T..'lUigh.. speechless.fdu,'.'he'never shouts,-! And so in spit'e'oflI:tf'lhe plots, 1 f :O "wealthyi-witless lourts;. ; : - He-emjptie'siglhesses,;;prwt'er pot', T Still drinks-but never shouts, Ma...

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A Good Idea. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

A. Good Idea.: A gang of Ita'ihan 'iborers were recently ciit' down sixpence 'a day. : Instead'of strik ing, they cut an incli off their shovel blades at night. They, were asked what: it, me ant One of the men replied, "Not.so much pay, not so much dirt lift. All right, job last the moire long.; 'ltiliai: no fool;, lie no strike !" Railway an I other day laborers bre requested to study'the"abbv6;tt liich'is 'afar more sen sible? way .of ;settling.; labor disputcs that the old-fashioned way of knocking off, work' altogether: , ...

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The False Banknotes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

., . The False Banknotes..: A French nobleman prayed a game at ecartk with a foreignucount.: The latter won, and, the Frenchman;pulled out 10,000 francs and; handed them:to the, winner,: who quietly secured thei in his pocket-book and went home. Early next morning a gentleman:of iriatocrati'c bearing. and decorated with.the' order of the legion d'hdnneur, was shownr into the apartment of th?e foreig count, who was still asleep. " Mensienr,' h said, in 'tnes t'reibling~ ith?exciteinent,,'" you holhd in your'hands the hionour of the whole family. " Indeed I" ,'Kindly tell e, t as ,it you who played with "f. de X." "' Yes!'".. You won 10,000 frands f' "Quite correct." , .And -e-pid yoin ?"?- "-?,?:ihB-anknotes. I have them here." "Well, sir, the notes are false I", 4 Is it .ossille ' .'It is,-ales I too' tiuei'; ? stegght we were; apprised of the nefarious practices of our relative, and this morning I started offat day-break to call here, and ak: you in Heaven's name to exchange those'...

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Editors On Strike. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 7 March 1885

Editors On Strike. When Alexa-.der Dumas was the proprietor. of the Mosquetaire all his editors one fine evening went away. and left him in the, lurch. Thus taken una vares, Dumas en tered the Maison d'Or (a high-class res taurant), engaged a private room, tucked up his sleeves and wrote out the whole paper from ,the-. irst litte to -the last.. -It, issued from the press :it the usual aime.with the. follovwing notice: 'I biegto inform othe pub. lic that nmy iwhole tiaff of editors have :re 'iid, add there is noliing nodvi f prevent people from becom ing subscribers. "Bt in order to take matters so good humouredly you have to be a Dumas, ,-~ - -VA

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MR. ARTHUR WELLESLEY PEEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 14 March 1885

MR. ARTHUR WELLESLEY PEEL. f M.P., of the Lodge, Sandy, Bedford shire, elected by the House of Com monsas Speaker in the Spring of 1834, as the youngest son of the late distinguished Statesman, the Hight Hon. Sir Robert Peel, who, after serving in various offices, ultimately became First Lord of the Treasury. Mr. Arthur Peel was born in August, 1829, and ed ucated at Eton and at Balliol College, Oxford, where he took the degree of B.A. as a second class in the school of inmthelimtics hi Trinity Term, 1852. He is deputy-lienteinnt for War wickshile, and a magistrate for licdfordshire; and has sat in Parliameut asa Liberal ns one of the members for Wlarwick since 1865 Mr. Peel held the office of Secretary to the Poor Law Board from 1863 to 1871, Secretary to0the Board of Trade from 1871 to 1873 ind Unlder-' Secetalry for the Home Department from May': to December, 1830. I NOTABLE MEN OF THE TIMID. - -' |

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A Heavy Flirt. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 14 March 1885

A Heavy Flirt:" During the recent excitement anent send ing Victorian troops to. the Soudan, a little incident happened which might be interest ing and instructive to some of our; readers:.. A young man of South Melbourne; named Beere, has strong ainative proclivities-and very little resolution ii'restraiining his ardour for the fair sex. He enrolled himlself amongst the volunteers for Egypt, and fully expected to be on his way to the Nile within a month.: So during the time of waiting he determined to have What he calls " a heavy flirt." : He attired himself in a suit of egimentals, (in most cases more properly termed raggy inentals) and set forth to conquer or die.: tie hunted" up a young lady who fancied him a good deal, and took her for a ,troll on 'the sands, where they amused themselves by trying to solve the problem of "what are the tame waves saying ?" At that tinie, probably, the waves' were saying that they were about sick of listening' to such dashed nonsense . But we dig...

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