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Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
According to the dentists, human teeth are degenerating at such a rapid rate that in a few generations babies will be .born with false sets. The landlord goes around, And smiles from ear to ear, And with great pathos says ' The wainscot I'll veneer ; I'll fix the kitchen pump ; I'll fix the leaky roof ; I'll paper all the walls, And make you burglar-proof. I'll' fix the whole thing up, Your lives with joy to cheer; That is, if you will stay With me another year." As an illustration of Mr. Blaine's careful writing,' we recall that he once told us he had in his last reading of his Garfield memo. rial oration, cut it down 1,180 words, simply with the view to the utmost conciseness of expression. Signor Dino Montovani' is preparing for publication the united, correspondence be. tween Goldoni and the San Duca Theatre of Venice, accidentally discovered there a short time ago, and which covered ten years of the literary history of his time. The publica tion is expected with considerable in...
Smith v the Queenscliff Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
SSmith vi th.e Queescliff Saiiight.ot nite r-e Dr Mal . 1 ' i s f' _ti6e plaintiff; Mr Puives an4.A Mr Hodg.'s Sfoi the defendant. ...U ,' The plaintiff was .Mrs Smith, the widow and executrix of the late \r H. Smithiand she sued on behalf otflieelfi and tinree ohilhtdreli?qg c ,g?d ages: for tthe no*ligence of the defendants causingjlj.lc, itli' of , lisbad. Sminfl libtd bcpn forpsomo eyears in, the; enlyenlll nt of MIesSs, W- Watson. and Sons;' walreliousemen.l Shortly before his ?l'd h he q wt?i dmittcdl., a..a, 'i mor partiir of. the ?r.in,~?,. s alary: 1 was £5'20 perannui i aind le .;asi also '.t'o receiiavi":a'shadr of::tlidfprofits. " On' thi 13th October last he went in the yach't Minnehaha twill sever'ald friends ' to Queenscliff hext ino.ind between 6 and 7,o'clock, in. copany y with twoof his friends, he went to .the sea:,baths tb ave a swim., The, bathkeeper. did ..not have the-baths.openl but they.woke him up, and obtainedi the key frni hini, and he prIomised 'to ollow...
A Lost Love. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 31 May 1884
A Lost Love. BY MASTER FUDDLETOP. In my garret I sit sadly, Dreaming of that fairy form, For I loved my darling madly, Yes, that loved one whom I'd gladly Shelter through life's bitter storm. But her promises are broken, I'll ne'er lead her to the church; And I think of each love token, And the cruel words she's spoken, "Old man,'er off yer perch."
TENNIS COURT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
TENNIS COURT. TO THE EDITOR,. Sir,-I agree with? your correspond ent of last .Saturday, that the proper place for a tennis court is on the recrea tion ground, and that the promotei 'of tennis should not in any way be all6i Ad to. 'curtail the Esplanade promenalde whlicb is small enough. What is the use of the recieeatioai ground being im proved if the sports are to be elsewhere. A tennis court and bowling green should be side:' by 'side, 'and'in separatiig the localities for amusements the place will suffer.-Yours, &c., ORDINARY RATE.
Blue Ribbon Meeting at the Foresters' Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
Blue Ribbon Meeting at the o:resters' Hall. ! The iisual weekly meeting was held in. thei. abie;; hall: on Wednesday night last. Tel it attendance was very good, and :ntiwithstanding`i the rowdyism of sdme lads 'ai very goed evening's .:enter-' tainmeht vas;; provided. i Mr Stephens occupied the :chair, arid: kept the rowdy l.ortion of the:audience in order. ,The Rev. `Mr Quentin,' and Messrs Giblett, Caht, and Higgans fromni Port-: arlington were on the platfor,i. . The chairman asked that the audience' sihoiild. be orderly, and he requested some of :'th.i lads at the back to tPke their .hats -offand to ke'e'p their ~feet quiet.: :. iMr.:Higgans was the first .speaker, anid he went over the ground. usually traversed :by temperance advocates. His' manner.of delivery 'as earnest and impressive. Mr Giblett 'said he had much plea stre. in being 'present to help on the cauise. ,He said that the greatest diffi culty was experienced in getting holdrlof a teniperate man; the man or woman w...
Concert in aid of Holy Trinity Church. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
Concert in aid ;ofHoly Trinity . Bow; willing .-the people of Queens cliff ·,are rto 'help one anotherm was: clearly"eviden'ed on Friday, the 30th May,,bi fthe inimmense: gathering ,which assembled.': at the Foresters' Hall to witness the 'above performance., The lihllwas' crowded in "evey part, not withstaniding the,i nsinber'of, eniertain ments ofl. a similar :.character i which have so closely 'followed one another of late. ' Great credit is' due `to' those who took such, a liv ly interest in wkorking up the affair, the Rev. Father, arroll, theMisses.: Casey, and Messrs Wallace, 'Rankin, and Fanning. being' niost in defatigable in their "exertiolis to- make it a sucess;. It was at firsti intended Sbehave an, art union to raise funds for the' object of assisting 'Holy Trinity Cliiurchfindfor somme timl back persons have 'been vigorously engaged: in dis posing of tickets at: Is, each, some 50 obri more ~iprizes =being' offered.? The committee ` 'wvere i"awirded: for their energy''b...
Queenscliff Police Court. Tuesday, 3rd June. Before Mr Heron, P.M., and Mr C. C. Simpson, J.P.) ILLEGAL DETENTION OF PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
Q eesoliff Police Court. , Tuesday; 3rd 'June; :Before Mr Heron P.M., and 1 . C. : Siinp'on; J.P)? LGI DETENTION OF PROPERTY. --Fanny Monvou sued a' Chlriaman" named ,Goon Soon for detaining some timber belonging to her, and the ,de fendant was fined 16os and 2s 6dlcosts. STiuiaNcY CASES.Five parents were fined in. various -sulns ranging from 2s 6d. to 20s 'fbr neglecting to send their children, to school for a period of 80 days duringthe. quart ending March.
ST ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
- ST ANDREW lSPRES BY-= TERIAN CHURCH., SConierationial meetiing f.of he above church was held, on ..the et ening. of Wednesdai?last; when tlie iyearly. gepo:t balance-sheet, &c:,,}were-read, received,, and adopted. Messrs Jen ninigs nd Brebiner were appointed audi foi's 'for "heil'current'rear `. Tlte resig iiitionis of es i ';lo andl Diinond as Trustees, `whiioad left; thle liff,,w v ere :accepted. .,Messrs Thomson; Jennings, and; Brebner' were elected' as' trustees. :t.e' of th aiiks' were passed1 4to "the seretary, treasurer, anid, collectrs, and the meeting was cloed .iin, the usual SAn $ o-itihng i of the: Scholars of St Andrew's Sundayg.Schovl :tooki ac last Mondayat.Point Lonedale.
A Kind-hearted Actor. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
SThere,;as Ipnce," says r. Henry "rving, "' an actor named Joe Robins, ,who pacl been beguiled into,tlieofession ?roý a comfort able. businessby: the.tqo flatte mig estimate wvhi9?J;is, friends expressec~,of ?is;.perform ance ,,as a,clowninann 4mater burlesque. Joeo, did not,?become ;,gre~it anctor, 'but manaiedto.makie hi? savings in commerce eke 1out :his; vrery.small salaries...' He !had taken?the ,preciution to provide hiniself, on bentei'ggJthe ,theatrical .profession, :,ithtra largo Atoek- of..shirts, collarsi,;?in.dkerchicfs;, tockings, and ,indeiclothing., But he,?ns.a large-.harted nman, ;and, his desi? .to.help his ;needy fiienhds considerably reduced his store of,haberdashery.;, .: :'?iOnce he had a part in a Christmas pan ,topnime., HoHe dessed, with otheo: ipoor actor;,, :aid he say A;t hinly some of, them.were, cladidwhen~ they stripped b.fore him; to put'' on theirstage costumes. :For onerpoorfellow -especially his, heart ached;, In the depth of a very cold winter he ...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
:- Sew s* mie .d-iNotes."'r'- No .additionan rights erefie~ sued--,b the local el& * al4'eitir itorflte' South-Western Province. The request of a nuipbc of bathers .for permission to aite i ,the " new .blii t o, of-st E thFleod"old'i"dli thb y.winter4montlis has blee?n grt.afited.?' i: hieu mal onthlyi m.etin of:I,th council dwas adjourned itillhnext Mon .ThiiGlliibraiid steet drain is being greatly complained of;; by'soine of !the ,:residenits" in the lowter 1 'lbrtion of the a'fi reet^^','^;'' ,^^'^^.,'^ .,,, . .,.-IThe solicitor foi: the council':have *asked for another' £75' toWardthe ex 'pense 6f the e latwsm. '. ., , • . Holloway's Pills..--EasyiDigestibn.- Tlihse admiirable :Pills cannot be,' too ,highly,, appreciated; for0 the wlolesome power they exert over all, disorders :of the stomach, liier,lbowels, and kidneys * They 'ist.ntaneotsly 'relieve and stead ily work out a tliroiUgh cure, and in ts courise 'dispel headache, biliousness, flatulency., and depression of ...
FEMALE FRAGILITY [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
4 FEMALE FRAGILITY T*?re was a tirie iwhenAmerica omn pridd themselvesi on their ,ragility: To be healthy, strong, or plump Was thought the height of vulgarity, and'refinement was held to be inseparable from leanness and .cQnSUl.-, tion. These views still obtain,fsoi itissaid, in Boston, and especially in Bosfonilihterry circles; but elsewhers the Anerican woman is growing plump and healthy, and is actually proud of it, While wise men are lea?"ily, gli d.so t tiis" h mang , infema sntiieht and; Q-'su, jit ms lb e .ad'mtte ,t'eth ere lisr one form of feminine fragility which has its There is a rare condition.of the bony system" :in 'which the bones ,aie'so fiagile that the slightest.blow is sufficient,to breakthem.,?A bajif thus afficted cannot 'iapifile -en by the mbst experiincedioTdhr witibutbanger ; and a man with fai lebones is so,liable to" be broken that'thiereis slbmet'iiies no safety for'lihi?outside a glass case. The late Mrs. Baker2for that wa her latest name-was not'so fa...
AN ASTONISHING PIECE OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
AN ASBT#oNstIG,,IECE OF NRWS., " Have you heard of, he nhew;oorder ?" ", What ,new order 2". eagerly, asked the riporter, m~i in ~i n'a mdveor his pencil. ." Why,'that the Government is:niot going ,to.issue!the'post Cards any longer."F " Is that so;, ,saidthe reporter, very much ntdiested d thiath iime ,pulling' bita great tib" 6f boft'~iper and a'shubbly'p niici . ,:'" That's a' fact ; they will not b made any longer." ,,;r . il 1. Delighted thatle had. btainedcsome news before the other papers the reporter asked ina whisperi,?'i ere 'did you gel your infoT, ".'I Well, we haveu't any official information .yet ,b t v~e knowit, ta so. t c ,,? , "Tlnit w oibe a great Mlp t the poor peo?le;,"?reitluied e' h'eodiler.: , " I don't see how ifviill,"Creplied the offi. cial. "-suppo s biauoehey donot pay?" .: l a ; t,: ,.I don't know.; ;'. i· L , So, fhatliwasnt .thereasonithey decided; no to make lhcm any l1Ibig '" s ~pke up an. other official;: "n,'l ' l , ip "4,i - ?. . " Well, whatis th...
WHAT WE WEAR. "The fashion wears out apparel than the man."—"Much Ado About Nothing." East Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
4iHATE 1WEAR ; " efashi. wears t ore.apparel that the , Sma "-" Much Ado About Nothing." East Melbourne. i DEAR BlE I, i I stpppse PhaPve learned your d splea y n rimg e fore this andI fancy I can hear you say many things not quite complimentaryt to " that awful girl," as you frequently call me. Theweather has recently been ivery- severe, and terfoidre rIhaveseen ~ iut fewniCe dresses ond eBlck, 'and the mahers' avocation ,appears.to havevanished.-with-.the.sunshine, but with 'iperseverance worthy of a better a?iqse, they dail 1tktejii ' i heir sGtad =in Collins tree with le regulaityofa news considered "bad taste," and does not adm'it'. of sufficient display of watch chain, but I don't think they can afford them. Their quiet endeavours to, keep themselves warm are sometimes 'very amusing, but. always futile, and I- don't think the gentlemen' ;should any longer condemn!the'ladiq as the only martyrs.to.fashion. " '"r' V,.Yery fewpeople.-I am not ,.riting about. the mashrsnow-wear'ful...
Why Women Look Under the Bed. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
, Why, Women.t Look; Under the &lt; Mein have 'the halit'bfriicu4rig women ,becaune they'look'undor the beedvery night befoIe retiring for the, undesirable burglar. Itiis wrong. This simpileaet ,on the part of bour sistbrs,wives, and mothers, iii 6lokingfor that which'they do:iriotiwant~'tofind is, in most;?asesf a~harmless one, erid isnot desery ing of densure. Sometimes.,they, find some. thing betweeni the ?hlit and the floor bigger thian a mouse ?d if ore?dan~erouilstana cob. web. c'` This was the experience of a .woinan, who, while taking her accustomed look, liscovered .two men stowed away, in that: neighborhood.., Of course she wa G ott frightened, but she was' so mad that she stirred up' the whole village with her screais,'aiind the burglars,, becoming alarmed, jumped out. of a. three-storey win dow, and lighting on a policeman, :who was sleeping in the dooilway below, broke his neck, 'thereby: creating: a vacancy in the force. . , " . If this lady had not kept up-the...
A Government Inspector and his Partner. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
A Government Inspector and;i his Partner. 1.-; A Governmept inspector, visiting a lunatif' asylim,-·aw the medicalsu erintendlent, and. said,: ._ * "I don't wish to go over the asylum in the uisual way, but to mingle:with: the :patient? asifI were-.an:officer, a-surgeon, or one of themselves... By so doing, I shall be better edable'dto judge: of their intellectual'state, and of theii .rogress in the direction of san "With'pleasure,: said ithe doctor. It is Saturday, and we usually have a dance on Saturday night. If you go into the ball room, as:we call,it, you will see them dance ing and talking without reserve. - "Would, it"be objectionable if I danced with them'?" " Not at all," was the reply. The.official walked into the ball-room, and selecting the prettiest girl he saw for a part-. ner, was soon keeping up a very animated .conversation with her. . .... In the coirse of the evening he said to the doctor . ' Dio you kniow, that~ l in the white dress with the bluedspots is 'a very...
Latin Extraordinary. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
' Latin Extraordinalry. What is the translation of the following? f 0 az va-8i forma,"1 - . . orma, ure tonitru; `." , Iamibicum'as amiandum,' 0; JeIt H'ymen.piromiitii b i., JMihi isvetasanne se _- . -;As humano erebi i,"i,: i Olet mecum maril to , K:" ...Ore eSta e?eta pi .l ,?. A la8si Iere ure rigldi, . , . . rMIardorvel uno, "' T ' oilet mediis ananti 1 p; S -'.i n :: Solet:me beabe. 'c^`*? Ah ,me7,yeara-soiselllct,. ýZiaudid i vimonthusj10 • ..::;Illhc Iofiii is/?-. e, en, imago, Mi-missis mare t7i; "' , ,.. O?cantu redit,in, mih; , ' " ili ernas arida?' !.'! A 'A v ernvfer'ieni m, Totius olet Hymein cnm;=j Accepta toniting.n"u w., The above verse. :haipg .beqnplaced before the professors o la.guages at 9 arious col. 1 e, ,.onsiderable difference of opinion was -expressed.' The'dllo4g ii r&ndi g of the classicolines' was finally addpted:-2 0 Mr ,eape·v t si i'foiTC . For. me, your Tony true; m m ?. becomie's amam1dumb, i .; l,:etiHymedi pniompt~ybu. ., ; tbMy eyejis ye...
PATTERN BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
' PATTERN' BOY6 ' : ; S B "S SNus xLL" (Ballarat)?. The enaminansncts ofthe risingeneras tion will never be wholly: suppressed until mothers desist from the habit they have of picking out some boy:of their acquaintance, decking ihini with imaginary qualities, and setting hinm up"to be pointed out to their own refractory offsprings, on every occasion, as the very pattern of boyish virtue. What boy can grow up with unperverted morals 'who has aipattern thrown at his held every'tii?e he tears his pants 'oi breaks .the.crockery.2.. What-.-boy -can. live. tobea. gdod mian who can't have a sod.fight with otit'earingithat, "J.immy Jones wouldn't run away and leave his mother with so much Woilrk to do. Noti"hei"i 'd t'aY at'lif ieff' id ::nurse the. baby and waskh?the dishes." hfrut, then, m boys always were a selfish, un grateful set.' r' , ThAt's the ?aose'b boy writhes under fifty times a day. It's "Jimmy:1t;ei'Fiiwsuldn't doi: this," ;And " Jiimiiny IJones wouldn't do Athat." - And; lik...
Mrs. Spranger's Hired Boy. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
S:l Mrs. Spranger's'`iHired Boy. "'Mr:' andIMrr. Sprtinger had lately moved; from the classic! regiods of 'Carlton to the, more.mesthetic suburb of Toorak,'; and the' .lady,. being of very cultured ideas, 'deter. mmined that as soon as possible she would hire a b6y'toi attnd to the dutites of waiting at table and so forth.: *'Acting on tlih impulse of themhoinent, 'she advertised'in one of' the city,papers,for such an individual,. and' was iiundated .next1s morning by urchins of all sorts'aiid sizes; from whom, after an excel. ient examiination' of each, she selected, a gaunt,:half-starved lad of very mild appear. ance., He at once entered upon his duties;, and, arrayed in a bluecoat with silver-faced 'buttons and his own much patched trousers, he'was introduced to the general servant, a person who labors under the impression 'that she, and she alone, was sent into this world to talk, . . , . ; She received James with a great apear-' 'ance of cordiality?, and' atý"oxce:?e' him to= c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
3"·6 It E ýýP i?' :fii;`iloT . ,.. ". '+i f!C ! '. '.f;'PHRSD' T'S ' S ,; :' DRAPER; :: RONO i I G o aER; I ,WINEAD SPIRIT MERCHANT, Hxs 'go ag ':AND HOBsol DSTRETTS, .: Queenscliff. perAmongst the puichases.this week will be iound an assortment of-? S.elshh.and Medium ' Flainels, White and Grey Calicos, Black Sateens, Black MUslins Sand. Victoria Lawns,. Lustre,'ICash.mere, Winseys, Velveteens and' s?tinf,Finfgerin tW.olsrand Haberdashery of all descriptions. Stays,iumngs, And Kid:Gl ve Women's and Gir's Hosieryi?: all the;best winter colours. Men's Hosieiy, Shirts, Collars,, Scarves, and READY-.MADE CL(VHING, French S:Felt tHats, kc., dcci ..r f B RLY A N ? Draper, tAtOutte,, ... I ? Anid Family Grocer, S,.iWine Snd Spirit Merchant. T ': r ',3, ,,Queenschff. .i°1; China, Glass, and Earthenwre.; V WORKS, I R : Y ,,S?IE BTREET, oPP?r'oI POST*OFFICE. - ., NA:'HANIEL BROWN, IMPOBTER OF. i' ;i iMARBLE' MONUMENTS, STAT,US, S .AND E VERY DESC?IPTION ,OF.? t .'}> MOBAL TABLETS.': S Blu...
THE INVESTMENT IN SILK. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, ... — 7 June 1884
.t~, f INVESTiENT Ii:h SILKL " Oid'obeM6idition~ John, and that is that you!ll never lay another penny on a horse'as long as you live." - .;r Suoh was'the answer I received from the venerable pater of-.the young lady upon qwhom'I. had fixed my. ardent affections, when., requested permission to lead her. to S;, the hyineneal, altar. I;must confess that I _i:had been rather a sad dog, that I had un through a very nice little fortune, though my expectations as presumptive heir to my '"iatl~e "'6 ls~aiid cihattels still rendered me an eligible parli, and having lost very c6n iheiblyaboii is'time I hada penitential fit upon me, regarded horses and bookmakers as all vanity and vexation of spirit, and de ,,temined ,to, settle., down. as .an exemplary husband and father of a family for the future. I was so eager in "my renunciation of the ;loipips, and vanities of the Turf that no ordinary form of proniise.'or pledge could satisfy my effervescing virtue. "Sir," I said, solemnly, " I give yo...