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The bad and worthless [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 24 May 1884
The bad and worthless aronev@im dor - ýtiii'fitca lds This is aspechtlly true ofa famnily'-medicino, and it? is positive proof th?t tid riemidc~: i imitated is of the,.lighestryvalue. [;As soon as it had been , tste? 'nd provied bythe wihole worid thiat lHop Bitt rs was the piures, best and. most viluable fanily medicine on arith, many imitations sprin n ip and dbegan'to steanithe ntices~'in whioh' the iress and the people of the country- had expressed:the,' merits of H. Bi, and idl every way trying: to indduce suffer :iii ,invalids : to ; use :theii' stuff instead. expecting to, make nioney on the crodit'iind :good 'name of !H, B. B Many:others started nostrums put up in :shiilar, style. to H. B., withsvariously idevised names ii which the i;oidI'Hbij" or::"Hops"' were used in' kiwa-y to inducel: people to'believe they :were thei samne as:HoFop Bitters; All':such preten'dedc irdeedies br cures; no matter: what their style ,or nariie is, and es'ecially those with the wordi "Hopioi `...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 24 May 1884
Wri.r rt COBBE wrote the, following ilt 830 and a: .it isuits Qii uciseifI ini 18 , we conimend' ;it oir `,reiaders " Men ought t a care of theii imeans ought to usethern prudeuti a par iiily and to keep their' expeiies 4a1wa1s ;rtwitii the bounds ofheithrr icrcvrr be it what it may. One of tileeff::ectual'iieaiea?sofdoiiig ,this is to pu c'chase: xithlready, moniey; Besides the heigh pl.rietliyat yiou ,ay for 'eredid there i th temptation d to ih:iav what you really do not =; nti?'The., cost seeis a trifle, whenilyon liahe not to: py. the moaey unitilT' a futrei tine z .Iei ueuerable things are:not brought-at ia1 with ready 'money ivhichl would be bought in cases of:tiust it:isi so mmuch easier to order a thin .thianto pay forit. I believe thr?atoliod-dy :will deily "that, generally s paking voi F'lpy_ fo rtheb.same Article a FOudrTx ARTEMORE.zjin . tle case of?trust than you do in the cases of ready ,money.
POVERTY AND SUFFERING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 24 May 1884
SP.OVERTY &ND SUTFFERING. I was dra; ged down with debt, poverty, and ,nsuffering for years, caused by a sick family and large Ililll for doctormin which did them no good. II 4is comnpletely. cliscour gel until one year ago bythe advice of:imy pastor, Iprocn ,ede Hop Bitteitiand commiiienced their use, ande in one niouth we ?ere all well,lland none of us have scen a· ick dity since; and- L£want to say to all por imeni, you can keep your fanfilies well k" year w;vith Hop' Bitters'for lessthan ono d?otoi'!-svisit?ill cost I kno?: it." - A. worixKiN -., Reai
EAGLE CAUGHT IN A STEELTRAP. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
EAGLE CAUGHT IN A STEELTRAP. A remarkable inicident occurred on Cani? Creek, Boone County, U.S., One Mr: W. H. Toler was trapping foxes ; arid going to his traps in the morning he found that they were both gone. On searching for them, he found one, with a fox in it, not far from the place where ihe had set them. After having secured the fox, he renewed his search for the other trap; but in 'vain. He went down to the house, after his dogs, and went back hoping to find it, but he was unsuccessful. On returning home, lamenting his lost trap, a. strange scene presented itself to his view. A gray eagle was seen flying uncommonly low with.his trap to one of its feet. Lighting on the ground some two or three hundred yards below the house, a Mir. B. F. Dickens got a gun and went down, and managed, after a hard-fought battle, to break one of the eagle's wings and capture it. It was six feet nine inches from the point of one wing to the other, being one of the largest ever seen in that part o...
EXTRAORDINARY WHIST HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
EXTRAORDINARY WHIST HANDS. The. facts related by Cuthbert Bede in Notes and Queries will be read with astonish ment by whist players, and would indeed, were it' not so attested, be regarded as abso. lutely incredible, "The other evening while [Iwas playing .whist, and was the dealer, I turned up hearts. E My hand consisted of seven hearts, and six diamonds. My partner held seven diamonds and'six hearts. The spades and clubs were similarly divided among our' ,opponents. Consequently, they had all black cards, and we held the red. Several old. whist players were present, and as 'not one of, the company had ever seen or heard of a similar circumstance, it was adjudged worthy to.be made a note of." It is an extremely, rare event for the 13 trumps to lie in the hands of two partners-so rare, indeed, that many men who have played whist all their lives have never seen such a thing. Arith meticians could, no doubt, tells us how, many tens of figures would be required'to represent the 'proba...
His Darling. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
His Darling. Her face, in truth, was nothing but perfexion, And when I've stated that I've said enuff ; A tiny queen, whoss fairy-like complection Was guiltless of the rouge and powder pough. Sweet dainty little darling, in her lightness Of heart, she'd laugh as funny thoughts she'd way; Her blue eyes danced and sparkled in their brightness, As she capered, laughed, or chattered in her pleigh. I think of her with fondest recollection, Though since that time the years, have onward rold; Why didn't I--6h, it wasn't that affection This darling wasn't more than three years oled.
The Present Condition of London. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
The Present Condition of London. &lt; It has 4,788,657 inhabitangs. Of its adult population, according to cen sus returns, more than one-third were born in the country. A birth takes place on an average every three minutes. A death takes place on an average every five minutes. About 247. persons every day are added to its population, or 1,729 every week. Last year 86: miles 384 yards of houses were added'to its streets. It contaihs upwards of a million of habit nal neglectors of public worship. It has 60 miles of shops open every Sun day. It has a foreign population roughly esti timated at 271,000. There are 11,128 ipblic-houses. " Said a philosopher, " My friend conducted his future 1wife to the altar--and here his leadership came to an end." Confidential friend (to elderly and notun attractive spinster) : "I hear you've given up advocating woman's rights ?" Elderly spin ster : "I now go in for woman's lefts." "Woman's lefts? What are they ?" "Wid owers, my dear." Not long ...
Lost his Brandy. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
Lost his Brandy. "I like to know if I vhas protected by der law ?" he asked, as he softly entered, the police station. " Just as' much as anybody else," replied the watch-house keeper, as he looked up from his monthly report. "Y hell, dis morning a man comes in mein saloon und says he likes to get warm.", Dot vhas all right, und I tells him to take some shairs." " Yes." "' Puty queek he begin to breathe hard, like somebody running, und pefore I knows it he fall oafer und acts like he vhas dying. I tell you dot mikes shills go oafer me I" " Probably he had a fit." .~ I tink so, too, but pefore I can go oudt doors two men comes in und one of dem cries oiudt like tunder : ' Dot vhas apoplexy, und somepody go for a doctor !' " "And who went ?" " hell, I doan like to haf some man die in mein:hotel, and leave his ghost to scare me, und so I put on my hat und rush off." ".Well'?" Y" hell, I 'run two blocks und , pack, niid denl I find oudt der shoke: on me ?" " How ?" "Vhy, nopody vhas in ...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
S::i:S?Tlie councillors take too mIuchf up?i: lie'niselves' iiije pipig f6i' , ieot lie Esplaniiadle ground, .fot the jerectioi: of i? teiiniscourt: There 'is no proineifade I in the ýýwoi-ld ' ?vitfli:'tut~i natuial' advantiges foi position, &c?~ -thian our Esplainade, and" tiheriefore, he ratepayers: should carefully watch that thie councilloirs1, do 'not'i spoil it?:'Tlhe: ground is small enough as it al present for aiprolwnade. , The proper, place for the tennis court is .on the re! i : creatlon ground tliat is now :beiig:iin prioved by the"S prt s Olib O' ti? ' Y ground the bowling green, tenni?scouqt, and all sports,should be, held :In 'otlier places the sports ground is all on the one locality, and If as 'a atepar3 , enter myipriotest against the cuitailment,: of the Esplanad:. prorneniade;csause it is :nar certaiin hotels. ' :Why do not the :council imp;rove the sports ground, and not allow the n yIUnifolko O'=6' Th'ie(; . it reason is olvious.-Yoursi &c.,.. ...
A Smart Youth. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
A . Smart Youth.:; The other .iday a Collingwood' grocer was hungrily waiting~for lhis assistant to return from dinner and give .him.a chance at ;his own noo6ndajmy al, when (a boy came into `the sh6p with'a basket'ii his hand ahd said: "I seed a:boy grab up this 'ere basket from the door and ruli, and I rii aftei' him and made him give it up." " My lad, you are an honest boy." " Yesi sir." "Andyou look like a good boy. "Yes, sir." "?Arid good boys should always be en couraged. In a box in the back room there are eight dozen eggs. You may take them home to your mother and keep the basket." The grocer had been saving those eggs for' days and weeks to reward some one. In rewarding a good boy he also got eight dozen bad eggs carriedlout of the neighbor hood free of cost; and he chuckled a' little chuckle as'he walked homeward. The afternooni waned, night came and went, and once more the grocer'went to his dinner. SWhen he returned he was wearing a com placent smile. His eyeciaught a ba...
A WISE DEACON. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
A AWISE DE.ACONr* Ddacon (lWildei ; I want you'to tell'me lhow you kpt youi ~sel and famnily so \vell the seaso ' ,' when all tlhe rest o?l us ;have;been sick, so. much; and ha've had ?i~?e doctors rin riiug. to us so often.'. '"Brother.' !Taylor;::, the saitsiweris.veiy easy: I used Hop .Bitters iii tii e, and kept ny faiii ily ?ill and saved llarge docioi' s lills Foui shillings wortlih of it?kelpt us" naell' i, and able to iwvoik allIthe trime, annd ,,; l;`, wrriant it has cost you und most o the ueighbours £10 to :100' apiece to!ke ep sick the same~ tiue1. fainey you'll,' talke" my miedicine hieeaftde". See'. , WE '?EEiiEVthat if ;geve,'ry wobuld use Hop Bitticrsifreelh there .wouf be4 uiuch less sickness and nisry ,in the1 world and people are fast fin Ling this out, whole families'keeng well at a'trifling'ost by its use. We ad} seI all to ryit. Read Oomplaniuts ba? bee'` .made; cnabout:' the sha?eiful mauneri?a in wihich tlhecor; rugated iironi of the Hall by the Sea has"; bIe...
THINGS THAT DON'T CHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
THINGS THAT DON'T CHANGE. There are not a great many of therm, un less we except such things aslie beyond,the control of inan. :Thus far he has found out no way of arresting the, flow of the.tides;, or changing the course of the winds, or ;regu lating the fall of the rain. And so:.the water and the air continue to do their.work as- they always have. done-the Mississippi. overflows its banks in spite of all the appro priations of Congress ; Niagara thunders as it did before "the white face" ever gazed upon its splendors, although the. white man has done all~that he could to:rob,the catar-' act of its charm; the' Nile. distributes its waters after the same fashion as it did when Joseph was governor over all Egypt. 'All the living world goes on in the same old way--the trees grow, and the birds fly, and, the insects .swarm, the .bee builds ,its cell, and the hornet fashions his 'paper house, and the crocodile crawls in .the mud, as they have always done.' But whenever man can interfere...
Celebration of the 19th Anniversary, A.O.F., Court Queenscliff, 4124. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
Celebration of the 19th Annit .. er...e sary, A.O.F., -Court ,Queensoliff, 4124. Tle above anniversary took place on M~onday last, and tli committee are :to be conglratulated oii .'the .prouounced s'icc6;sof the celebration:. The inumber 'on: tTie, ,grounld. was about: 600; many. arriving .lrom the surrounding listric?. Th'e i eather, though cloidy overhead, was fine and seasoinible: All?-t'e busi ness:;places on the Cliff nwere closed.' Ashmiore's birass 'band of eight per' formers arrived by the 9.40 train from Geelng,; and pla?:ed ui HIesse :.street as tar as the Grand hotel, a'nd then biroke of' ,At a n quarter to :11 a, processioi was formed at the Foresters' Halli and the brothers in regaliha,headed' by' the banid, then paraded the principal streets and 1rri'ved on' t'he ground about, 12. 'o'clock. Sports wdre immediately'comn inenced,. , and carried out' 'ivigorously. The programme' being a leingth'y one,; the amusements were not finished until' nearly dark. The prizeswere ve...
WHAT A WOMAN'S LOVE WILL DO. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
WHAT A WOMAN'S LOVE ,WILL DO. BY EM QUAD. They lived in a snug little ivy-grown cot tage close to the beach, where the rustle of the leaves and the sighing of the waves lulled them into forgetfulness of the past and sweet unconscious disregard of what was to come in the future. When Bertie Elwood married pretty, plump little Ella Tristram a year ago, he ade good-bye to the busy cold world, and, save when his office called him from her side, he thrust all earthly cares from him and lived only in the sweet blissful present. All was well until Sybil came to stay with them. Ella at first had a slight misgiving within her bosom, for Sybil, it was whispered, was an old " flame," as they called it, of Bertie's, and, if report ran truly, she held some influ ence over him still. Again, when Sybil came the grandeur of hervoluptuous presence she felt quite eclipsed her own fair charms, and she sighed within herself a little weary .sigh which found an acho in her heart. And as day after day pas...
IN A NUTSHELL. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
IN: A 1UTSHELL. S"My dear air,'the case lies in a iiut;shell. You have.only just to go'down'to the Coipise, marry Miss Anne Croker, and -live at ease ever after." "I'll never, marry, Miss Croker,, or any one else, merely at the bidding of a 'selfish, inconsiderate, unreasonable old man, who had his own way all his life, and fancies he's going to have it after he's dead," Jeff Morrison cried, impatiently, as he walked up and down the room with long strides. " Why, Judson, its monstrous-an outrage on a man of sense and honor." "No fellow can reasonably expect to become the happy possessor of fifteen hundred a year without some one feeling outraged," Harry Judson replied, laying down a letter he had been carefully read ing. "Candidly, Jeff, if I were in your place I'd try to fulfil the conditions of your uncle's will." If she were the loveliest; creature on the face of,the earth, it would be all the same to me.: What. I: iesent is being expected to marry, merelyifor the sake of the mon...
NYUM NYUM! [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
NYUM NYUM I The Kilmore Free Press has three-quarters of a column on the danger of kissing. We haven't the honor of the editor's acquaint ance, but if the way this important subject is treated represents his feelings in the matter, we should really advise our lady friends up there to give him as wide abirth as possible. The gloating way in which it dwells on past osculations proves .quite satisfactorily to our minds that the Kiimor~e` Eves would not want the addition' of an apple in order to tempt him from the paths of virtue. This is the way it starts :- . "'Danger in the kiss. M. Pasteur, of germ-theory fame, has found that there are parasites, in the moisture of the mouth, which render it extremely dangerous to kiss a person when fasting. Food renders them innbonous.' This is the paragraph upon which' our eyes are glued, and as we think of the terrible risks we have unwittingly run in our variegated career, we grow cold all over, and fancy there is a creeping in our mouth. Why di...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
.__ ..... A . - .iAny -description of General Printing executed in First-class Style with B ,.Quick Despatch, and for Moderate Price, at the Office of Sthe det Depmentt is m is custmers-Spthis Newspaper. d Zn the Advertising Department every effort is made To satisfy customers-Special Inducements for Large Advertisements, and Low Quotations ir aM.
An Eventful Career. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
An Eventful Career. Blanc. the proprietor of the Homburg Gaming Tables, was long since gathered to the bosom of Albraham. What a man he was, to be, sure I . His widow died two years ago,.but not until she had: bought a. Bona parte, in the shape of a penniless Liedtenant of that name and family, as :a husband for her pretty daughter. The price paid for this, relative of the great Napolean was i,000,000dol. Mme. the Princess Bonaparte has a brother who runs horses at Chantilly and Longchamps and is a member of that body of snobs known as the Jockey Club. Old Blanc, when he was kicked out of Ger many, went to Monaco, where he established Monte- Carlo.: Fortune smiled on him, for all the wealthy fools, in the world hastened to his earthly paradise to risk their riches and lose their louis. The prosperity of the fellow was without parallel, and yet there was not an hour when he was not in great personal danger. One visitor, who lost.a lot of ioney down there, threatened that if it was no...
H[?]rqtine. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
A Sydney man, who has just got out ab'ook o" poems, met a literary friend, and the following proceedings were had: "Did you read my book ?" "Oh, yes, I read it." "How did you like it ?" "My dear sir, I assure you that I laid it aside with a great deal of pleasure." Together they were looking over the: paperk "Oh, my,howfunny!" said she. "Whatisit?" he asked. "Why, here's an advertisement that says, ' No reasonable offer refused.' " " Whit's" so odd about that?" "Nothing, nothing," shei replied, trying to blush," only those are my sen timents." One of our religious weeklies, which has a large "free list," lately sent the names of its subscribers in a certain town to one of the number, asking him to report whether all of them were still living in the place and regularly receiving the copies sent to them. He replied : "All here except Brother 5-. He went to heaven last summer. His widow and children remain here permanently." A clergyman was devoutly reading the Holy Scriptures to his c...
The Sentinel. SATURDAY, 31ST MAY, 1884. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
I"` 'SATURIDAY,381sTM:AYi 1884..: THE burgesies geuI ally aire to be con giratulated on-:'the result of the action: inr the Supremne Court thlis eº eekfor damages sought -by th:e widow of 'the` late W. H. Sith onni account of hli death by an accident at the baths The evidence for the plaintiff , `vs Leiy strong against.:-the council, and would' have resulted ldisastrouisly had it not; been; foi the over whelming rebuttin?? evidence forti the dfence, and the bril liant speech of Mi PuIrvis o sd thoroughly explaued the: case that he: must. have favoiiibly impliessed: the jury. The wituesses for the Council were the ie. G. i irli ind :Wfilkinlson, "Drs Williams ana Mason (of Mel •bourne), rs Simpsmon and G F Bail lieu, and Messrsa R. Jordan (town clerk), :R. Po ~, Greigan, Ward, Sheridan, and Thomas Walker.: Two days anda HlalLwere occupied in,. taking evidence, 'and in the addresese-"of counsel and the judicialsrum?iing-ii p: The jury spent two hours in coming to, a decion, and when t...