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THE GARDEN. SOME OF OUR ENEMIES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
THE GARDE N. ----+------ BOME OF OUR ENEMIES. (From "The Sydney Daily Tele graph.") It is always an easy matter to write about our friends. Not so in re gard to our. enemies. We get no good out of the latter company, and, as a rule are not too anxious to say much about them. They do us injury, and many a time bring on no end of trouble. Still there are times when even an enemy must intrude. Garden ers cannot afford to pass him by. We must know him intimately, and must be for ever on his (or her) trail. In most of our life-walks the enemy is held at arms' length. We unfortunate people are placed in the position of being for ever after subjects that bring us no good. And of late our enemies have had a good fling. They have taken a full measure, and have 'been doing the thing handsomely. Many of us have been warring all we knew. Some have held the pests in check, while others have found themselves with all the losses on their side. These notes have been put together to give our read er...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
) ecipe' .o S f??'l'd ciearii often useful for'roiigli . aess of 'the skin. A very good recipe for iiakiiii it is, the following :=-`Pakesaquar. ter of ant ouncd of white *ax arid shred it into a basin, with one ounce of almond oil. Place the basin by the fire uintil the wax is dissolved; then -add very slowly one ounce of rosewate_, little by little, S. and meanwhile beat smlaftl? with a fork, to make the water .incorporate, and con tinuue beating till it is acccmiplisbed; then pour into jars ready for use. Veal Broth is very nourishing, and is generally most acceptable to invalids. Take two pounds of knnckle of veal, cut the meat up small, and break the bone in pirces. Place it in a stewpan with half an onion, half a head of celery, three long- pepper and a- tiny piece of lemon peel. Pour over all three pints of cold water. Set the stewpan on the fire and let it simmer, skimming it carefully all the time. After cooking five or six hour: strain into a pan, and leave it till cold. R...
THE KITCHEN GARDEN APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
- HE KITCHEN GARDEN, APRIL. As the autumn ramins seldom comi - mence before thie beginning of this S,-month, transplanting must be vigor ously proceeded with as soon as the ground ias thoroughly moistened, so . (.... hat :whatevei is planted may have the - benefit of the warmlth emamnng in the sol. In addition to the annual plants recotmmended for last month, perennial heibs of vaiious kinds may be divided and re-planted, which should be about ever7y tuhird year. Seedlings of Rhubar, and divided roots may be divided anid re pllanted as soon as tley have lost their leaves, als' Se~a Kale, Horse-Radish, and (Globe Arti clhokes C(YA NMushioom brd may be niade up as soon as the rank heat of the mianure is gone, then, whent the heat has fallen t'o about 75" degrees; spawn may be inserted; and tihe Whole covered with soil. The following may be sown or plan!ed duruig thB month-. Beans; Broad Onioh: Beet, Silver' Parsley Cabbage Peas Carrot Radislh Cauhiflowei Shallots' Corn:Salad' 3pinach ...
FLYING MACHINES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
FLYING MACHINES., Can you bear us from here To a sunnier sphere,: Where taxation they know not a word of Where they -furnish free meals Of .roast pork or stewed eels, And dyspepsia's never been heard of Where nobody ever gets jilted or shot ? Oh, can you fly thither ? Alas, you can not ! Could you soar right away With our troubles to-day,, You'd delight every strephon and Chloe ; But the Flying Age comes, And brings us no plums`,, And the pudding of life is still doughy. So why should I fly? I will stay where I am, And go for a twopenny ride on' gl tram.. -Cbulsofi.
THE LOSS OF ETIQUETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
THE LOSS OF ETIQUETTE. Once upon a time in .Yngland no. young girl would have dared to ac cept as much as a packet of choco lates or a posy from a younig man. Now he may send her .a confectioner's or a florest's shop, his motor-car, andu his box at the opera. So much have we taken from America. Never theless the privileges of liberty carry their risks. The increased liberty of the one sex reacts upon the other, and helps to make breaches in: the ramparts. There is often vei? little distinc tion between the habits and manners of the tw6 sexes. They talk the sa?ie lingo, employ the same ideas, and have the same sports anid pas times. How i i?it- practicable to maintain an' ifreproachable system of etiquette between such ? The modern: young man takes his cue from' the' moderni young woman, and joins her in ignoring hher femininity.. She's a "jolly good sort," a "nice chap," and other horrors in slang. The fact is that we must invest our sexual relationik with a certain aloof ness and r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Too Weak To Walk DUE TO WORM FEVER. RELIEF AFFORDED BY COMSTOCK'S "DEAD SHOT" WORM PELLETS. "My little girl; now four and a half years of age, was suffering for over four years," writes Mrs. F. We!ss, of 96 Redfern - st.. Redfern, Sydney, N.S.W. "She appeared to have con sumption of . the bowels, and I took her to thie S- hospital, u ý where they f prescr i b e d powders which I gave her, but did not seem to do any good. I then discovered she had Worn' Fever, and tried vari ous medicnCs. which, although they caused her to pess scme worms, only afforded tcmporary relief. Oue day I received one of your books describ ing what Comstock's 'Dead Shot' Worm Pellets had done for other children, and I straight away pro cured a packet. After the first dose the result was simply marvellous. the child passing hun.dreds of worms. rhls wa.; four months ago, I have .dnce continued the treatment and feel sure she is now practically rid of them. Whereas previously my daughter was very thin, and that...
A PINERO STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
A PINERO STORY. The, latest Pinero story is of a conversation which was overheard at a gathering of theatrical people. "I am told," said one of the ladies pre sent, "that Mr. - (menLioning a certain comedian) is a man who writes to his wife by every post." "Yes," said a well-known actress, '"e writes a lot of flummery about the aginy of absence, but he has never sent her a penny. Do you call that kindness 7" !'l)ecidedly i" said Sir Arthur. "Unremitting kindness." - " Daily Sketch." Oily marks on the paper which defy the crumb cure may be got rid of by mixing a little pipeclay into a cream painting this mixture over the spot, allbwing it to dry thoroughly, and then wiping it oft. A good way to whiten clothes that have become a bad colour is to put two or threef I'slices of lemon in the copper with the clothes. The rind should be left on. They will make 'the clothes much whiter, and will re move all the stains from pocket handkerchiefs, ehildren's pinafores, etc.
Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Concert. On . aster Monday night The. Strollers-a company of ladies and gentlemen from Melbourne-gave: a benefit concert in the ballroom of the Grand hotel in aid of the Cot-.. tage-by-the-Sea. For several years they have performed the same. thoughtful act, with ' appreciable: success. This year the response to the appeal on behalf of the Cot tage amounted to. £13. 2s, which -will no. doubt be very acceptable.. Madam Minnie Grime, an English soprano singer,, took part. Mr A. Ford. was conductor. and Mrs Reiss. Fenton accompaniste, -Mr . Peter Robertson being secretary. The room was kindly loaned by. Mr Bolton. The following was the pro gramme: Part Song, 'A jolly little man,' The Strollers. Song, ' Plymouth Hoe,' Mr Leo Bid- strup. ' . Song, ' Carmela,' Miss Maggie Smith. Recitation, 'The -small boy ini a museum,' Miss Hazel Janes. Song, 'F rou' the noo,' Mr M'Culloch.. Scena, ' Miserere,' Madam Miinnie Grime and Mr Townley. - Violin solo, 'Svendsen,' Miss Queenie Sedgfield. L .7 Pa...
BOROUGH COUNCIL. Tuesday, April 14. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
BOROUGH COUNCIL. Tuesday, April 14. Present-Crs Dewar (mayor).-': Arkins, Cuzens Brinsmead, Patch ing, Thomson, Thwaites. - Apology trom Cr Klug. The minutes of previous meet ing were read and confirmed. There was a small amount of correspondence, due to holidays . The following items were in cluded: From Public Analyst, certifying that two tests received of milk had nassed satisfactorily. From Mr Hughes, head teacher Queenscliff State school, thanking the council for free use of baths for the school swimming club during the past season. The concession, added Mr Hughes* was greatly ap-. preciated by the school children' and a profitable time had- been. spenit. He also desired to thank the mayor (Cr Dewar) for his at tendance and support at swimming demonstrations, An application for a donation by the Victorian Eye and Ear Hos pital was responded to by £1 lis being voted, on the motion, of Crs. Patching and Thwaites.. A memo. from Lands' Dept. was, forwarded by Mr J.. F.. Farrer,. M....
SOME HEALTH PROVERBS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
SSQMEi HEALTH PROVERBS. *A An open window is better than an open grave." "Warm rooms have killed emore peo iple than ever froze to death." "Wire screens in the windows may keep crape from the door." "A' fly in the milk often means a member of the family in the grave." "I! some people were as much afraid of flies as they are of bad water,, there would be less typhoid." "When you see a child looking like an angel, do not ki.;s it; you might make a real angel out of it." It is possible to go wrong in many ways; but we can go right in one way only.--Aristotle. To suffer and be strong is not easy, but courage, grows with use. To sit on a sweethcart's knee is a ,practice sanctioned by law, ancient tradition, and modern usa?e.--Judge Adams.
Sunday Corner. The Peacemaker's Beatitude. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Sunday Corner. The Peacemaker's Beatitude. It is very easy if we talk to one who has a little distrust of another or. a little bitterness against an other, to:say a word that will in crease the distrust or add to the bit terness. We like to approve and justify the one with whom we are speaking, and in so doing we are apt to confirm him in his bitterness or sense qf wrong. Let us be on ofir guard that we do not unintent ionally widen little drifts into great breaches. Let us seek ever to be peacemakers. There are no other beatitude whose blessing is more radient than that of the peace= makers--" they shall be called sons of God." .. . .. . :-- : - -- -" , i
QUEENSCLIFF'S ROADS. AN EXTENSIVE SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
QUEENSGLIFFPS RQ DS. AN EXTENSIVE SCHEME. For some months, and especially .as:the 'season: is at its close, after heavy anid continuous traffc, if has beein frilly realised by the cohnicil that special attention is necessary to be paid the: roads of the borough. The continuous dry weather is. partly responsible for' the present bad state of the roads -metal had- become :.-powdered by. the traffice and was blown away by the first winds, until in maily plaees the crown of the road has almost disappeared.. To restore, their con dition and put them into more last ing ordeir, .is now the aim and resolve of the council. To. do the work effectively will cost a great amouit, far more than put aside br '"tilii Wo"6rks in the borough, estimates; but though such is the case, having to be done, councillors .have come. to a tacit understanding. that all other works, within.. the borough will have to be disregarded, and the one aim will be to carry out in its entirety, or as neatly as possible, t...
Marston Dramatic Company. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Marston Dramatic Company. This splended" company made its usual Easter appearance on Satur day evening last,, at the Town Hall, There was a large atten dance,, everyone being satisfied with the'staging of the company's master piece, ' David Garrick.' The com panyr conisists of several well known, especially Mr J. H; Shennen and Miss Oriel Bloomfield. These two artists were well supported by Mr Chas Mayne, who played a lead, ing part. r. This piece was presented here sortie years ago by the same company, but on this occasion the rendering was without fault, each actor taking their part in an ef ficient manner. The costumes worn represented those. of the 18th century, many of them been very beautiful. The entertainment concluded with an amusiiing farce entitled 'My-Turn Next;' being full of fun and humor, made a fine finish to a: first-class performajice,
IF THE COW COULD TALK. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
IF THE COW COULD TALK: If. she could talk, here are some things she would be very apt to say : "Do not forget that I like clover hay, and if you will give me plenty of it, I will increase my flow of milk. "Give me plenty of salt. I like it, and it is good for my health., keep ing my bowels in first-class condition. "Please give me a good shelter from the icy winds and storms of sleet and snow. They. make me shiver and I suffer a good deal while I con sume all my food in trying' to keep m y body warm. "I will be glad if I have a nice, clean stall in which to sleep. I enjoy a good bed of dry straw and will keep comfortable while I manufac ture milk for my owner. I will do my best to fill the pails if he houses me thus. "Don't let my coat of hair become dirty and filthy. If I could, I would curry myself, but I have no hands in which to hold brush and curry comb. I feel so uncomfortable when I am not clean, and besides, the filth drops into the bucket when my owner is milking. = "I do n...
Football. THE COMING SEASON. PROMISING OUTLOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Football. THE COMING SEASON. PROMISING OUTLOOK, Interest in the forthcoming foot ball season is in evidence, and before long the district competition will be in full swing. The district clubs have nearly all held their annual meetings and everything is looking well. The 'coipeting clubs for this season are likely to be Queenscliff,. Artillery, Portarlington. and Engi-. neers. This year Drysdale have thrown in their lot with Ports,. and from there a strong combination can be expected. 'The local, clubs will have their usual force. The premier team of last sesson are expected to be strong again, ~while Engineers and Artillery have by no: means been weakened. The personnel of the clubs we shall deal with later. Should there be several new dis trict umpires our season will' be one of the best. An unfortunate and ..fatat ac cident befel a.trainee named Joseph Ahern whilst undergoing training at the Heads. The young lad suf fered a severe' fall, receiving great injuries to his head. On be...
LIVE STOCK in DRY FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
LIVE STOCK in DRY FARMING. To get at the importance of live stock in dry farming, Prof. Shepperd sent a list of questions to the Direc tors of the Experimental Stations in the North Western Sates of Amer ica. Among these questions was the following : Do you consider live stock husbandry essential to success ful dry land farming in your State ? Why ? The directors of the Experiment Stations are probably in closer touch, with the best systems of farm man agement than any other set of men. Their answers are as follows : Thatcher, Washington.-Yes-where rain fall is enough to grow forage. Webster, Kansas.-Absolutely. Burnett, Nebraska. --By men of small means designed to build homes; not for traction, and farming work. McKillican, Manitoba.-Yes ; to be permanent it is essential. Mackay, Saskatchewan.-Yes ; to be permanent. Forbes, Arizona.-Yes. Hobbs, Nevada.-Yes. Humbert~ New Mexico.-Yes ; .be cause dry land farms produce' coarse feeds best, and these can't be. ship ped. Knight, Wyoming...
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Queenscliff Tele phone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. Atbelstane - - 40 Beechworth House 28 Bright. & Hitchcocks 20 Cahill, Rev. T. F. 21 Caithness, A. I. & Sons - 31 Caskie and Gane - 26 Clerk of Govt. Works - 34 Cobb & Co. - 8 Easterbrook, .. - - 12 Deakin, ion. A. - 5 Esplanade Hotel - 9 Ford R. - - - 16 Glenalvie' - - 38 Golightly, jun., W. 24 Grand Hotel - -T Guy, E. R, - 41 Guy, Rd. - - 35 iarman, Geo. . 25 Henley Bros. - 10 Jenner, T. - 15 Lloyd, C. J, 11 Naval Depot, Swan Island 37 Otlicer Commanding KR..G.A 2 'Olinda - . -. 36 Otway,. W. D. - 42 zoune Hotel , 1 Priddle, G. F. & Sons. - 29 Priddle, L. J. - - 18 Qneenscliff Bowling Club- . 0 Queenscliff Hotel 6 Queenseliff Railway Station 33 Queenscliff Signal Station - 4 Rev. S. MlacBain - 39 Sayle, C.J. J. - --17 Sentinel Office ' - 13 Swan Island Fort .- 22 Thomson, Robt. - " 3 Thwvaites, W. J. - I4 Tobias, R. - 27 Town Clerk - 23 Werry Bros. - 19 Werry. B. & Co. - 32 The following a...
Methodist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
Methodist Church. On Wednesday night last the circuit quarterly meeting was held, and was presided over by the su perintendent of the circuit,. Rev.. P. E. Mallalieu.. The balance-sheet was presented and read by-thesenior steward, Mr E. R. Guy, and re vealed a condition of health. Every member of the meeting expressed pleasure and gratification with the report. 'Mr Thwaites gave the report on the Sunday school. A report of the conference was given by the chairman, and the friends expressed their, pleasure that the conference reappointed the pastor for a third year to the circuit. The report of the Pt. Lonsdale work was submitted and gratitude expressed 'because of its progress. Arrangements were made to hold the Home Mission effort on May 31st. The. deputation's name will be announced later. The meeting was regarded as being oie of the best on record and hopefully the nmembers are looking forward to another good year. After the meeting refreshments were handed round by Mrs Mal lalie...
BRIDES IN QUEER PREDICAMENTS. Strange Honeymoons that led to Happiness. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 April 1914
-\, IN QUEER PRE -DICAME TS. Strange Honeymoor.s that led. to Happiness. •'Ta 'ry is the bride that the sun ines mn; r :ns the old saying, the .iee .cr meaning of xnhich, according ?.? some i;co,.le, is that every mis :1ap at a wedding is an omen of'bad :ortune and future unhappiness. -evertheless there are times when the most unusual wedding incidents and the uihappiest of honeymoons, iua\e resulted in happy marriages Ta'.e, for instance, the case recently rep; rted from Bordeaux of a-young man who, two years ago, was, li.e E·;dmn nd Dantes in "The Count of Monte Cristo," arrested when about to sign the marriage contract with a girl to whom he had been be .trothed for five years. The. charge Lrought against= him was one of forgery. The evidence was very strong, but the girl believed in her lo er and insisted on the marriage. The authorities gave the necessary permission, and the couple were mar ried before the trial came off. AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR. Never was there a stranger honey m...