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To-day's Football Matches. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
To-day's = Football Matches. Queenscliff and Engineers teams journey to Portarlington to-day to play what is expected to be a good game.' The Cliff team is likely to be without the services of Gus and P. Johnson while Roy Woolford who played many prominent games last season will re-appear with his old club. Engineers will have their usual strong muster. The Artillery and Port match will be played here, Shelly acting as field-umpire. Griffin is field um pire at Queenscliff-Engineers match. CLUBS. • ; r g to . fn U" QUEENSCLIIF ... 2 2 - - 8 8 PORTAI.INGToN 2 2 -- 8 8 ENGINZ RS ... 3 1 2 - 12 4 ARTILLEZRY ... 3 - 3 - 12 - FIXTURES. The following are the fixtures for the District Football Association Competi tion: May 23rd. Queenscliff v Engineers, at-Port. Artillery v Port., at Cliff. May 30th. Artillery v Queenscliff, at Port. Engineers v Port, at Cliff. June 6th. Port. v Queenscliff, at Port. Artillery v Engineers, at Cliff. June 13th Engineers v.-Queenscliff, at Cliff. Port. v Arti...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Honey in the comb eaten freely, is a ...Mpital prevention of constipation. Scotch broth is greatly improved by the addition of a dessertspoonful of sugar. For patent leather or glace kid. boots, *frniture cream makes an excellent polish. Gloves should not be removed during a mll. Remove stains from light materials by ribbing with a piece of clean white lidiarubber. Flour thrown upon burning paraffin will instantly extinguish it, while water only spreads the Sames. S-Maidenhair fern can be kept green for co onsiderable time by singeing the ends of the stalks. Always ahrink bsid by wetting it thoroughly before putting on the gown, either for binding foot or trimming. A very good thing for a tired headache is to dip bandages in hot water and :bin firmly round the brow. Two to three folds of common white muslin made wet, and ironed to dry, makes a nioestif lining for print neck S After washing the hair, and before sombing it, rub In a little vaseline; it makes the hair ...
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THE KITCHEN GARDEN, MAY. Transplant Cabbage and Cauli Bower. Blanch Endive by tying the leaves together and covering with lower pots with the holes stopped, or c:ver.each plant as it lies spread on t~e ground with a flower pot saucer.. Cat off the Asparagus tops' as soon as they are withered, and apply a dressing of stable manure to the soil; it may be lightly forked in between the rows, and Lettuces planted. Run black threads over rows of young Peas to scare the spar ows. It is advisable to stick Peas at this season, for if allowed to lie on the ground they sustain injury from the wet. " * The following may be sown or planted during the month:- Asparagus Onion Beans, Broad Parsley Beet, Silver Peas Carrot Radish Corn Salad Rhubarb Roots ILadive "SeaKale Lettauce Spinach Xornm-dieb, eat Turnip Herbs of Sorts Garlic Mustard & Crew Shallots. Green fodder for Cattle.--ye, Tat~ . Oap. Barley, and Oats.
SUNDIALS. THEIR ANTIQUITY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
SUNDIAL THEIR ANTIQUI' .. The antiquity of the sbldial I'itao the least of its charms. Primitive man obtained some idea of the time by placing a stick in the ground and noting how the shadow fell. Tihe an, cient Greeks had their sundials, and among the Elgin Marbles i. thq British Museum is to be found; four-faced dial unearthed at Athens. The Romans adopted sundials from the Greeks, and Cicero has plced o! record the fact that he possessed one at his villa. The general adoiption of sundials throughout thfi civilis world was due to clerical inifeuice 1 for the early Popes ordered that sun. &lials should be placed on various churches, in order that the people could ascertahi the hour of the day. TiThe use of, sundials. in England ma% be said to date from the introdue tion of Christianity. The Venerable Bede specially intereste himself in the Imatter, and every monastery ) its sundial. After a time every maog of substance boasted one, eand the otd prints depicting Blinhbethan ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
RAILWAY AND TRAMWAY MEN SHOULD USE MR. CHARLES ROCK. of 42 Gladen Street, East Brunswick, 33 years in the Melbourne Tramway and O.B. Company, writes, on 2/4/12 : CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "In December, 1911, I was laid up with pleurisy, so serious the doctor consulted another. For three days MY TEMPERA TURE WAS 104 DEGREES. MY LIFE WAS DESPAIRED OF, but through taking the doctor's advice I live to-day. He advised my wife to get CLEMENTS TONIC for me, as 'there was life in that medi cine.' When he said, 'life in Clements Tonic,' they were the TRUEST WORDS HE EVER UTTERED. I would have been in my last resting place only for that grand medicine. Had my wife paid £40 for the bottle she would have had good value. I have seen a lot of testimonials about CLEMENTS TONIC in books and papers, but what I find fault with is that every writer has utterly failed to give a proper value of that medicine. (signedJ CHARLES ROCK." This is a refcvarkable letter, but then, CLEMENTS TONIC is a remarkable medic...
VALUE OF RYE CORN. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
VALUE OF RYE CORN. The value of rye is most apparent after root crops have been a partial failure, and in such seasons a large area of it is sown. It relieves the strain of providing keep', and forms a connecting link be tween winter- and spring feed. It is very wholesome and. not relaxing to the bowels like rape greens. It en courages milk in ewes and makes a pleasant change for. lambs, especially if they are allowed to run forward through creeps. It is also an excel lent preparation for roots, and is grown as a catch crop between them and the previous corn crop. After it shoots into ear it ceases to be of value as sheep keep, but may be cut** and carried to horses. It may even be left for seeding as a corn crop. Rye straw comes in very useful for thatching, and many farmers make a practice of sowing a. small area every year in rye for the sake of the straw.
DRYSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
DRYSDALE. Mr J. F. Farrer, M.L.A., has re ceived the following communication from the Education Dept.: ' With reference to your further repre sentations regarding proposed improve ments and alterations at the Drysdale State School, I have the honor to state that the tender of Messrs J. and W. Sou tar, of Geelong, for the work has been recommended for acceptance.' The monthly meeting of Queenscliff School Committee was held on Thursday evening. There was a very good attendance. It was resolved to have- the shelter shed asphalted also to order 120 trees for an hedge and to provide stones for rockeries. For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, is 6d. An highly-successful birthday social was held in the Methodist school hall last Wednesday evening. Songs and games entertained the guests, Mr L. Lethlean having charge of the programme. All those who helped are thanked. About £2 was netted for the piano fund.
THE DAIRY. HEAVY ROOT FEEDING. EFFECT ON THE MILK YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THE DAIRY. HEAVY ROOT FEEDING. EFFECT ON THE MILK YIELD. An experiment was recently tried by Messrs. Lauder and Fagan at Edinburgh on the effects of feeding an extra quantity of roots to milk cows with regard to the results on the milk yield. The. quantity and quality of the milk were noted, and incidently a test was made how far turnips would replace the expensive food commonly used for feeding. The turnip ration was as follows per head daily :-Bean meal, 21b ; bran, 21b. ; turnips, 112Tb. ; hay, 15hb. ; having an albuminoid ratio of 1 to 14. The concentrated ration was : Bean meal, 21b. ; bran, 2!b. ; peas meal, 41b. ; dried brewers' grains, 21b. .; turnips, 401b. ; hay, 15Th. ; hav ing a ratio of 1 to 7.6. Among the conclusions arrived at is that the richest milk was not obtained from the ration with the largest amount of digestible fat ; that, indeed, more fat was found in the milk than was fed in, the rations, and that, therefore the digestible carbohydrates of the food must ha...
THE FARM. CLOVER SICKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
THE FARM. CLOVEPR SICKNESS. The old idea .that clover sickness is due to the exhaustion of some soil constituent essential for the growth. of clover is now disproved (writes a contributor to the "British Journal of Agriculture"), and it has been de finitely shown that the disease id of parasitic origin. Unfortunately, two distinct. parasites are equally capable of prbmoting the disease--the one be ing "eel-worm," Tslenchus devasta trix, and the other a fungus called Sclerotinia trifoliorum. Eelworm Disease. -- The earliest symptoms of the presence of the eel worm disease is a yellowing and wil ting of the leaves of small patches of clover. The patches gradually in crease in size as the disease spreads, and may be easily noticed from a distance. Eventually the leaves droop and die, leaving bare. and scorched looking patches in the crop. The above symptoms also exactly des cribe thn general appearance caused by the fungus-Sclerotinia trifolio rum-but the true cause of the dis ease can...
SILVER BEET AS A FORAGE PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
SILVER BEET AS A FORAGE PLANT. The results obtained from one acre of silver beet at Belfast, near Christ church on the experimental plots un der the control of Mr. Macpherson, are distinctly encouraging. A crop was sown on November 16th, and the first feeding off was made on March 19th, when 243 sheep were put on for 14 days, consuming in that time 51 tons. Other mobs were put on, each for 14 days, and they consumed the following quantities :-249 lambs, 18 tons; 171 sheep, 30 tons; 100 sheep, 27 tons ; 100 sheep, 26 fons ; 151 sheep, 35 tons. A total of 1,014 sheep and lambs thus consumed 217 tons in 84 days off one acre, thus.de monstrating the wonderful growth that is made by the silver beet and its value as a green crop for sheep.
I.O.R. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
I.O.R. The quarterly meeting and election of officers of the Lighthouse Tent took place on Monday~ night last in the tent rooms. The main business of the evening was the election of officers and preparing the syllabus for th * ensu ing halfyear. The tent is in a flourish ing financial position and members are hoping for an equally successful time' during the period ahead as it has ex perienced up to the present. The items of the syllabus should attract members, and some entertaining and instructive evenings are anticipated. Those appointed to officer the tent for the next six months are: C.R-Bro. E. R. Guy. P.C.R-Rev. Bro. P. E. Mallalieu. D.R.-Sis. M. D. Butler. Treasurer-Bro. M. S. Caithness. Secretary-Bro. A. T. Thompson. Levite-Sis. I iThwaites. M.S.-Sis. D: Thwaites. W.S. Sis. A. Harding. Guardian-Bro. R. W. Thompson. Auditors-Sis, D. Thwaites. Rev. Bro. P. E. Mallalieu. Junior Superintendents-Sists Miller, Harding, Thwaites, Carthew and Bros P. E. Mallalieu, S. A. Joy, J. Tyac...
A.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
A.O.r.. The fortnightly meeting of the above order was held on Tuesday evening when there was a fair nunmber -of members in attendance The syllabus for the next half-year was adopted as was also the balance sheet which showed the best credit balance for many years. Members expressed their regret at the illness of the S.W. (Bro. C. Caithness), hoping for his speedy recovery. The following officers were elected: I,P.C.R.-Bro. G. E. Harding. C.R.-Bro. G. M. Keddell. S.C.R.-Bro. M. S. Caithness. Treasurer-Bro. J. A. Sydenham. Secretary-Bro. T. Jenner. S.W.-Bro. C. P. Y. Caithness. J.W.-Bro. A. J. Webber. S.B.--Bro. C. A. Campbell. J.B.-Bro. V. E. N. Wills. Auditors-Bros. J. H. Hoppen, M. S. Caithness and W. R. Griffiths. Trustees - Bros W. Keddell, T. Banks and L. Klug.
Anniversary Services. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Anniversary Services. At St. Andrew's Church on Sunday last Anniversary services in connection with the Sunday school were held, the preacher being the Rev. D. G. MacRae. A children's service was h :.d in the afternoon at which there was a large attendance. The Methodist Sunday school scholars and others from Point Lonsdale greatly augmented the congregation. The preached gave an interesting address on the text, 'It is better to give than to re ceive.' At the evening service an ad dress was delivered to young men. The subject was ' The pro digal son.' There was a good at tendance of young men who were rewarded with an helpful and elo quent sermon. The church was nicely decorated by members of the Sunday school. The collections were good.
PUBLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
PUBLICATIONS. Should Wives Obey Their Husbands ? This is a question that one would ima gine offered but two unqualified answers', and yet in the May number of 'Every lady's Journal,' just out, we find up wards of a dozen prominent people ex pressing various opinions on the subject. They are people of widely different station and profession. Men as far apart as Mr Bernard O'Dowd, the well-known Aus tralian poet, and Mr Paris Nesbit, K.C.; men so closely associated-by their laughter-as Harry Lauder and Sir Alex ander Peacock; and stage favorites like Miss Ada Reeve and Miss Daisy Jerome, all differ more or less on this important topic. Even champions of Women's Rights like Miss v'ida Goldstein and Miss Adela Pankhurst are not quite at one about it. Harry Lauder- the famous Scotch comedian, who is at present visit ing Australia-looked very serious as he said, 'But women won't obey if they don't want to ! No, not even if they have promised in twenty marriage services.' 'Anyway,' he adde...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
An explanatory paragraph con cerning the elastic surmise of the Advertiser correspondent relative to the council's liabilities in advocacy of electricity for the borough has been published. The contributor attempts to verify his assertion of an expenditure of £250 on electric light by sundry expenses. There .is no official return prepared as a cost against electricity, but it is safe to-assert if the council deem it should be done, the statement .will be found to be fully ,100 overstated-but that, of course, is a mere trifle. The statement will, however, have no depreciatory ef fect on the intention of councillors instal electricity, neither will rate payers be prejudiced against it. A large number of piles and a quantity of sawn timber has recently been received at the local railway station for work in connection with the extension and improvements of the Fishermen's Pier, and the con tractor, Mr S. Patience, who has had his plant erected for sonie time, has now a number of men emp...
A LOVELY GORGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
A , LOVELY GORGEC There was a soft tenderness in thc sweet evening breeze, and the passen gers on the luxurious pleasure steam ers, having just finished a really good dinner, were enjoying the beau ties of the evening to the full. Mrs. De Vere surveyed the glories of the wonderful Highland scenery, and felt she could cry from sheer happiness. A majestic ravine came into view, all tender greys and shim mering browns and blues. Mrs. De Vere held her breath till they had passed. " Oh, Cecil," she said, ". what a lovely gorge that was I ' " Yes, darling," he said, absently, 'q' uite the best feed we've 'had since we left L~ndoI.'
In and Around Our Friendly Societies. A.N.A. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
In and Around Our Friendly Societies. A.N.A. The local branch A.N.A. is holding its annual dinner in. the Ozone Hotel on Wednesday, at which the pioneerse of the town, representatives of sister lodges, His Worship the Mayor and the members for the districts in the Commonwealth and State parliaments have been invited. The chief president of the as:ociat'on has promised to be down. The arrangements are to be on the same lines as last year and the function promises to be a suc cess. The half-yearly meeting of Branch is to be held on Monday evening 25th, inst. at S p.m., a full attendance is desired: During the week the prize won by the local school for the best-kept school grounds in the district, donated each year by the by the A.N.A. Board of Directors, arrived and will be presented to the school shortly. The Branch has charge of the arrangements.
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 23 May 1914
Queenscliff : Tele phone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCORBERS. ' Athelstane' - - 40 Beechworth House 28 .Bright & Elitchcocks 20 Collins, Rev. Father - 21 Caithness, A. 1. & Sons - 31 Caskie and Gane - 26 Clerk of Govt. Works - 34 Cobb & Co. - - 8 Easterbrook, E. - - 12 Deakin, Hon. A. .- 5 Esplanade Hotel - 9 Ford R. - - 16 ' Glenalvie'. - . 38 Golightly, juu., W. 24 Grand Hotel - 7 Guy, .E. R, - 41 Guy, Rd. - - 35 Ilarman, Geo. - 25 Henley Bros. - - 10 Jenner, 'T. - - - 15 Lloyd, C. J. -. 11 Naval Depot, Swan Islaind 37 Officer Commanding R.A.G.A 2" 'Olinda' - - 36 Otway, W. D. - - . 42 . - Ozoune Hotel - 1 Priddle, G. F. & Sons.: . 29 Priddle, L. J. - 18 Queenscliff Bowling Club 30 Queenscliff Hotel . - 6 Queenscliff Rail way Station 33 -Qeenscliff Signal Station - 4 tIev: S. MacBain - 39 lSayle, C. J. - 17 Sentinel Office - 13 Swan Island Fort - 22 Thomson, Robt. . 3 'Thwaites, W. J. - 14 Tobias, R. , - 27 Town Clerk - 23 Werry Brlos. - 19 'Werry. B. &am...