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THE DAIRY ONE OF THE EFFECTS OF THE COW-TESTING ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 July 1914
THE DAIRY ---+ ONE OF THE EFFECTS OF THE COW-TESTING ASSOCIATION.. It takes time to see a thing on all its sides and especially to test it; results. It is so with these cow-test. ing associations. -A Wisconsin sub scriber writing us recently said that one of the most important effects of cow-testing was that it tests out the cow owner as well as the cow. "That is the reason," he said, "why you see so many farmers unwilling to en gage in it. They are afraid of them selves as well as their cows." That's a pretty sharp criticism, but we art confident it is a true one in many cases. There is such a lot of farm. ers keeping cows who have no pride in their business, who are willing tc do business with a lot of inferior. money-losing cows, provided they _ thought their neighbours did nol know it, that it is hard to react them by .any appeal to sound, busi ness principles. Any other class of men would have a horror: ijn keeping, for instance, a stack of goods or set of machiner-- that they ...
(All Rights Reserved.) THE Secret Island. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. PART 14. CHAPTER XXXVIII. A THRILLING MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 July 1914
(All Rights Reserved.) -,'T HE Secret s1an. A Story of a Strange and Exciting Adventure. By W. Murray Graydon, Author of "Matthew Quin," "The Curse of the Cardews," etc., etc. PART 14. CHAPTER XXXVIII. A THRILLING MEETING. The Russian was brief and to the point, explaining what he had to say very clearly. Dick was to swim out to the Malta, and through Grenville obtain an interview with the com manders of the two cruisers. This conference, it was hoped, would re sult in a speedy, settlement as pro posed in behalf of the conspirators; which, in substance, was as follows: At 12 o'clock on the next night, by means of a previously-laid torpedo, the thin shell of rock on the seaward side of the cliff was to be blown up. Through the passage which was cer tain to be opened a hundred marines in boats were to advance at once and make a landing straight across the lagoon. Here they would be join ed by a few of Volborth's men, and led without delay to the forcing of the North Gate. The other co...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 18 July 1914
Personal. Mr and Mrs H. C. Dod, for merly of Queenscliff, were enter tained by friends at Castlemaine on Friday of last week, the occasion being the retirement of Mr Dod from the Postal service and their contemplated visit to San Francisco during the Panama Exhibition. The remarks were very warm in token of the high esteem held of Mr and Mrs Dod. As before men tioned, Mr Dod's earlifst connec tion with the service was in Queenscliff, and he was' subse quently postmaster for a number of years. Mr Dod attended the Jubilee celebration of the Queens cliff borough last year and re counted many of the early. ex periences. We join our Castle maine friends in wishing Mr and Mrs Dod every.happiness and com fort in life that retirement from a faithful service can yield them. The many' Queenscliff friends of Mr J. T. Davis will regret to learn of his death at Geelong on..Monday last. Mr Davis was well known here as ' king of football umpires.' Sympathy is expressed for the be reaved family. We...
QUEENSLAND'S PEARLING GROUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
QUEENSLAND'S PEARLING GROUNDS. The pearl fisheries of Northern Aus tralia are the most lucrative and the least understood of the world's fisheries. The pearling- grounds, as they are termed locally, extend along the north-east and northern coasts of Queensland. In years gone by. diving was mostly carried' on by naked divers in comparatively shal Low waters, but the use of the diving dress is now almost universal. The profits of pearling are enormous. The 'wages of the divers range from £1' to £2 per month, and a "lay" of £20 on each ton of shell lifted. The diver's tender is paid £4 per month, and the four members of the crew, 30/ to £2 10/. per month. These are the wages the men sign articles at, .but comparatively little money is paid, as the crews more often than not "cut out" their wages in "slop chest," viz., goods purchased from the master-pearler, who makes more than 150 per cent. clear profit from this part of the business alone. The pearling boats are worked from a schooner...
MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN HOLLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN HOLLAND. ------- A curious old custom still exists in many provinces of Holland. If a young man. is in love with a girl, and wishes to ask her hand in mar riage, he goes about it in the follow ing manner. He buys a small sweet cake, .and, wrapping it. up in' soft paper, proceeds to the house of his inamorata; upon his arrival, he is ushered into the midst of the family circle; without a word, he walks up to the young lady he wishes to make his wife, and lays the cake on the table before her. The rest of the family affect not to notice anything unusual, and .continue their work, or their reading. The young man turns aside and talks to the father or mother on some very ordinary sub ject, keeping his eyes eagerly fixed on the girl's face while he is conversing. If she accepts his offer, she takes up the cake and eats it. Sometimes. though Dutch, she is coquettish, and tortures the young man by turning it over and playing with it, before she decides to bite it, and t...
Original Poetry. RESIGNATION. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
Original Poetry. RESIGNATION. Life once wore a smiling face, 'Twas then a field of truth and grace, Nor'longed thou-for a fairer place, In days gone past.. But lost joys seldom we reclaim, And now things do not seem the same, For a ruthless change one season came, And came to last. Hopes lie submerged by doubts and fears, Sad tired eyes are dim with tears, And a heavier heart turns towards the years With bitter sigh. Thy path has now grown strangely cold, Thy dream of youth has lost its gold. No joys the opening days unfold, Since love passed by. What tho' love be broken, toss'd, Thy purest faith be shattered, lost, Tho' bitter the aching wound it cost, It may be best. Sad heart, if though would find relief, There's none in cherishing thy grief, Thy life has many another leaf. Be calm and rest. For not alway thy heart's desire Can the noblest thoughts inspire, And pain, like a refining fire Oft moulds the heart. Tis hard to stifle deep regret, Forget? alas, 'tis-vain, and yet Thou c...
CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
CONDITIONS. 1. All Coupons or commiun ications must be addressed 'Rover' care of Queenscliff Sentinel, and be sent in not later than 12 d'clock (noon) on the Thursday following the issue in which they are published. 2. No person may send in two or more coupons of the same issue ~or number. 3. The number printed in the coupon is changed each week. -4. Should players tie in the final an extra coupon will be issued. 5. A trophy will be presented to the player getting the most votes.
FLYING MACHINES. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
FLYING MACHINESJ gad you bear us from herg I To a sunnier sphere, Where taxation they. kfi6w riot word of Where they futfisl ifre fiieals Of rdast pork or stewed eels, 'APi dyspepsia's lever bee.. heard of ?,here nobody evef gets jilted or shot 7 01h; caa you dy 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 a tram. -Coulson.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. Department of Home Affairs. .Works Branch, Victoria, . elbourne. TENDERS are invited, returnable 1_ at eleven o'clock on Wednesday, 29th July, 1914, for Additions, &c., to - the Queenscliff Post Office. Plans and specifications may be seen at the office of the Works Director,' Victoria, 151 Collins street, Melbourne, and at the Queenscliff Post Office. Tenders should be addressed to ' The Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, corner of Gipps and Lansdowne Streets, Melbourne,' and endorsed as above. The lowest or any tender not neces sarily accepted. JOSEPH COOK, Minister for Home Affatrs. ' Public Notices. f\UEENS VIFF FLORAL 'SOCIETY. A GENERAL MEETING of the above Society will be held. in the Free Library on Wednesday next, July 29th, 1914, at 4 o'clock. All Members are requested to attend. MALCOJLM S. CAITIINESS, Hon. Secr-tary. t:OR SALE, at Point Lonsdale, 3 Acres of First-class Land. Fenced. Abundance of water. Terms. E. F. COOPER. .OR SAL:E...
R.A.G.A. Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
R.A.G.A. Sports. The following are the results of the sports held on Friday afternoon of last week and prQved-- a good success: 120 yds Handicap-Gr Adams 1, Br. Nimmo. 2. Bicycle Race - Gr. Bryant 1, Br. Admanson 2. 440 yds Handicap-Gr. Russell 1, Br. Purcell 2. , 100 yds Scratch-Br. McLear 1, Br. Thomson 2. Despatch Race--N. 6 Company (R. W. Barker) 1, No. 7 Company (G. McLear) 2. Long Jump--Br Barbour1, Br. Thomp son 2. High Jump-Gr. Maine 1, Br Barbour 2. Siamese Race-McLear and Purcell 1, MacLean and Russell 2. Tug-of-War-No. 5 Company 1,. No. 6 Company 2. Sack Race-Gr. Rusell 1, Gr. Mealey 2. Married Men's Race-Corp. Bragg 1, Gr. Culliver 2. Stepping the Chain-Gr Webb winner. Kicking the Football-Br. Barker win ner. Officers' Race-Capt. Shaw 1, Lieut. Ralfe 2. Each event was well contested, many of -the items providing great ammuse ment.
FOOTBALL. Queenscliff (11-10) Beat Portarlington (3-4) A Runaway Victory. Portarlington Outclassed. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
FOOTBALL, Queenscliff (11-10) Beat Portarlington (3-4) A Runaway Victory. .Portarlington Outclassed. This was the only competition match on Saturday last, and it at tracted a large number of spectators, who witnessed a one-sided game. Queenscliff took command in the early stages and maintained the position throughout, bringing about an easy victory. Ports included several juniors, which from all accounts are to remain in the team but the weak spots were soon dis covered by 'Oliver' and his faithful band, and there was no trouble or anxiety as to the result. The game at time was good and there was strong determination, but Queenscliff prevailed easily. In the opening quarter Ports failed to score, while Cliff registered 22 points, Knight, Hewitson, and Werry.scored the goals. Scores at quarter time: ,liff ... 3 gls 4 bhds Ports Nil The second quarter was perhaps• the most even for the whole match. Werry scored Cliff's orily goal and Allen notched one for the Ports,who also added 2 be...
Sunday Corner. God's Unchanging Love. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
Sunday Corner. God's Unchanging Love. Human love may change. The friendship of last year has grown cold. The gentleness of yesterday has turned to severity. But it is never thus with God's love. It is eternal. Our expierence of it may be variable, but there is no variable ness in the love. Our lives may change, our consciousness of his love may fade out; but the love clings for ever, the gentleness of God abides eternal. 'For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee.'
Queenscliff Telephone Exchange. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
Queenscliff Tele phone Exchange. LIST OF .SUBSCRIBERS.. 'Athelstane' - 40' :B'eiwr'nth iHouse 28 Bri ht & H- itchcockq 20.. Collins, Rev. Father - 21 C(aithness, A. I. & Sous . £ Casie aid Gane - 2 Clerkof Govt. Works 34 E~asterbrook, E. " SDeakin,; -n. A. . uEs3li Rde Hotel 95 "Ford Ri. - 216 Glenalo3 ie' 38 . otightlvr jun.,a: -. , A : 24 Grzun Hotel i Giidlr, Gr E. & Sons2 lriddle, Rd. . Queenscliff Bowling Club " 0 Queenscliff lintel - •- 6 Queenseliff Ratilway Station 33 Queenscliff Signal Station " 4 Utal o, U.J. - . - SeR nev l (S. Mfine I;9 ., Naal De Island Isand Fort7 The foll6wing iare .eh.CtiAv :.cirs for " 'tOhriee da ' i e - -onversato36 Drysiale Os 2d Geeionu Oess 4d H'ealesville Is Od Melbourne - Is Portarlington St tio 3d
THE NEW GRAMOPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
THE NEW GRAMOPHONID. I. frs,' Waddle w~s It quite a state .of. excitement when the new gramo ;phone arrived and thinking to give 'the parrot a surprise, she started the instrument off with "Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep," as sung by Mr. Waddle in, his most approved draw ing-room fashion. At the very first note Polly opened her eyes in surprise,, and then flew .t her perch, where she rocked her self to and fro in deep and speechless astonishment, while the mnachine Sground out the air. " There, Polly," said Mrs. Waddle, when the song had come to an end. " What do you think of that ?" "My word," shrieked the old bird bis head on one side, and winking wickedly, " my , word, my word, my word ! We've got the old man boxed this time and no mistake."
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Queenscliff Sentinel, Drysdale, Portarlington, Sorrento Advertiser — 25 July 1914
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. JULY, The following may be sown in pots on the I ot-lteds when the temperature is reduced to about 8o degrees: Capsicum, Egg Plant, Cucumber, Cape Gooseberry, Melon, and Tomato. The foll6wing may be Sown or planted during the month :- Asparagus Roots Onion 'Beans, Broad Parsnip Cabbage Peas Carrot Potatoes Cauliflower Radish Garlic Rhubarb Roots Herbs Sea-Kale Leek ' Shallots Lettuce Spinach . Mustard & Cress Turnip Green feoder for Cattle-Barley, 'aTres, Oats, etc.