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The Napoleon of the Turf. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
: The Napoleon of the Turf. It.is some six-and-thirty years since, Lord George Bentinck died, and still his name exercises a sort of spell over sportsnmen, s80. Ithat- none care to speak lightly 'or disparag ingly of him. I confess that for my part I .rgard." the Napoleon of the Turf," as he was aptly called,, with less awe and admiration now than I did "in my hot youth,"' but I hardly dare,to, say so, lest.I should be hounded out of all decent sporting society as a miscreant and blasphemer. I cannot now telieve that he was the political genius his' infatuated admirers declared him to be, and I am half inclined to credit the story that his greatest speech in the House of Commons was prepared for him by his friend Benjamin Disraeli. However, this is not the place in which to criticise Lord George's political career-I am only concerned with him as a Turfite, and more particularly as the brilliant leader of a long, and, on the whole, not in glorious war against the betting ring. Even w...
The Sentinel. SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
SATUBDAY, M; lýAY. 23, 1885 :' THE leading article in last. weeks issue on the question of a postofmice site .has provoked replies fromn two correspoiid ents, ?'hose letters" will be found iii?to0 day's supplement "Rates", complains 'f that no suggestion is made. to include a council chamber and townhil derk's1 office in, return for. the lai.'' " We admit that in the article we 'did not givei these names to the building. we contend for, but we shall be much surprised 'to fiind municipal. buildings ainywhere which do not include both. We did not' feel called upon to specify the: exact accdmmodationi that should be :pro vided, bbut .:: w e hae' every' confidence that the council will not onily ask?; for thesa two, rooms, but ;insist on:;having a ' little more. .Of-course the,; Govern-: ment may erect' their buildings onthleir own iilll6tment in the Pilot Row, or 'tih . may buy an allotinient elsivihere, iutif so, the opportunity'of, getting municipal: buildings: vanish'es at once, unl...
Correspondence. PUBLIC BUILDINGS, To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
Correspondence 1 . . ...w - :o : - , PU.JBLIC BfUILDINGS, To the Editor. Sir.---Judging from tie report of the deputation, I do ,not thinlk your leader on the proposed new pnblic buillings pits the matter fairly. In the first, place. the land opnosite the Grainl hotel was vested in the cnuncil as a pelrmainent reserve for public aid municipal bui!ld ings. Now. the idea is to erect law officee and post and telegraph offices, and no suggestion is made to include a council chamber and town clerk's offiee, in return for the land. If the Govern ment will: nott build the latter, then let them buy a piece of ground or utilise some other Govelnmentut rouind for the purpose, and i'e can :hold the present site opposite the Grand till sueh time as we are ready to use it for muni. ipal purposes. I think the ratepayers agree that the Government should give us what we require in the way of munici pal accommodation, and not charge the borough rent for the saine. s they will do. Again, thelie is co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
M Diseased Nature n4tentimes breaks forth ta straige eruptions."-Act iii. Seune 1. TO THE PUBLIC. UME patients suffering from nervous affear tions ars afraid from sheer bashfulness and modesty to PERasONALLY consult a medicit pnan-other patients have not the self. possession and coolness when in the consult. ing room, to accurately describe their pymptoms-their habits of life, and the pature of the disease they suffer from. Let asuch persons (he or she) sit quietly down in the privacy of their own apartments, and with calm minds describe clear y each symptom of their case, a clear s'atement thus .rittn, and laid before me, is far preferable in RpyoUe diseases to a personal consultation. Where, however, a disease is of a peculiar sad exceptional character, a person l consul. tation may become necessary; but my sucoess in correspondence is so great, that of the thousands upon thousands whom I have treated by letter during the last 32 years, not a single mijtake has ever occured, not a...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
ANSWERS TO GORRESPONDENTS:. SEAMSTRESS;-The ,needle ;:gun I is :ot ) threaded with gun-cotton, asyou suppose., " , INQUIRER wants to know the height ofin , dustry.? Our idea is a girl who doe 6(nothing'lse btit knit her eyebrows. .. I CONTRIBUTOR.-YOU r note; i idferenicei to~" the baptism of Jones' baby, wants confirmation.' Thanks all the same. BOOK.KEBPER.-- Of course'; your ypatroi saidt is St. Leger.' - INCURABLE writes to say that he has suchi? an extremely bad memory .that he is always forgetting himself. Poor man. GARDENER.--A good method .of getting"rid, of weeds is to put your cigar caseat the li.poshl' of any of our reporters; . . PLANTER enquires where he can find some ground. suitable for producing, tobacco,... We have several patches on'which seeds' gow very luxuriantly; li he can have the use of them on payment of half-a-year's subscription.. " YARRABENDITE sends us a-let us call'it a' conundrim: fiere it' isin toto. Why is' a' luatic like a person who tumbles into a ...
Police Court. Tuesday, 19th May. (Before Mr T. S. D. Heron, P. M., and Messrs Simpson and Cuzens, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
Police Court. Tuesday, 19th May. (Before Mr T. S. D. Heron, P.M., and Messrs Simpson and Cuzens, J's.P.) -Robert Fitzsimmonds, on remand, was cha"ged with unlawfully assaulting one R. Hastings, a carpenter, employed on the fortifications. The evidence of the prosecutor went to show how un mercifully accused beat him on the ground. Mrs Sheehan corroborated this story. The prisoner, who made a good defence, pleaded guilty, but his elocu tionary skill was of no avail with: the bench, as they considered the assault unprovoked, and he was fined L5, with 30s costs for Dr Scott's attendance, in default two months' imprisonment. The managers of the Grand Hotel pleaded guilty to a charge of having his bar open on Sunday. 10th instant. As it was his first offence, and the first case ever brought before the bench on the Cliff, he was fined the lowest penalty the law allowed. viz., £1. George Floppan alias Wilson was called, but did not appear, on a charge of using obscene language, The usual c...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
To the Editor, Sir,-Having read your leading article in last Saturday's Sentinel on what you consider the best way of pro viding sites for the several new public buildings spoken of as required, I think your views on the standpoint you take np for it are well reasoned out, but I am sure you will be ready to admit that to public questions there are generally two sides to it, and, in this instance. there is particularly so. You, will, therefore,'T trust allow nie to express my views on this question. I shall take the supposed new postofice as wanted. The way the Government will naturally look at it wvill be this-It is necessary that it shall he central, and. as near to the flagstaff as possible. To meet these views, it cannot be placed far from where it now stands, besides a large proportion of the ratepayers would petition against its being taken to the reserve as you propose, Next, you delicately hint as to a wish that the readingroom and library might also be taken to this said res...
Think of Her. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
Oh boy~sIFell-yonfj.'o owhoweeps for dear mother laidlamay,. that I'd almost give p my hope of heaven to have her back again for one hf02f&ki'ei dowinLby'lhl~i side and to have her put that dear hand on my head and tell me she oraive e all the mean things I ever did to plagnether. Be good to mother, boys; it will pay you so richly when the's gone t6toiikvbn weretender, dutiful and kind tfo'i1t while she couild enjoy and apprciate it.., Onesmileof approval-from her 'is wori all he frienships ever showered ipon you by all the~larrikins and fast men that helped. j oo add to he rdens.
Sold. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
An old. fellowwho has a habit .of walking p Lt iri'mailattenti vly e'ngagedýin talking pr-listening in a crow, .iand leadini hinit out o one side on some trifling, pretext or other, vas pulled up with, ashift halter the other day at the sale yard. 1 "I understand, .you hIave. a cow, to .sell," paid he, 'inf a lw 'voice, to -a man whom he iad-walked away. some forty feet from his companions, with'an aiLof'geatJimportance nd secrecy. " This -ay,'? said the victimiwith a mean ng-toss)ofis.,head,_conterfeiting the man noer of the other to a dot. " Come with me." He then led him across. the street, through a blacksmith' ssh'lp where the'o1dinan burned a new boot by stepping on a piece of hot tron, out ?l rugh, .telbacd?ad6r?nd'mito a new building over te way. They climibed uptwo ladders,.getting mortar s~illed on th ir-clofhesandi finally brought u 0 onlihe 6th i1 oor*Yand sat 'dbw6Nride byrside on a pkid, both blowing like belligerents at the plose of a ff$ ;They.' atfther6 silent for t...
Light and Healthsome [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
It is rare for ai red.headed girl to have a freckle'-on hier mouth. When one is found she is generally kissed on the spot. In a certain billiard room they have pails of Melbourne milk standing about for players to dip their cues into when they require 'chalking.r - - : -. - " Does your stove draw well ?" asked aland. lord of his tenant. " I should say it did .Why,it..draws .my balance .out of theb.jnk? every month," he replied, as he hurried-to the coal-dealer's to order another' tn. ."-What should you say, Willie 7" asked the vyoungster's mother, desiring to enforce a lesson of politeness on his mind, as he was leaving the dinner table. " I'm done," was the satisfiedlreply,; * ( / / A fashlioni writer says tucks are worn onI.' everything. Not by a large majority; there " areio'tucksworn oin boarditig-house'jash, and; that's abotii.as near everything as`ai. ithing that is manufactured. "i iearnfid physician has discovered that4', snails in captivity can easily exist oi.nootlier nour...
One for his Nob. Scene—A garden in the suburbs. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
one for hs . :oo....... .... g JScepngA gar en in the suburbs. ' Gentleman, who has lately presented his -nan-servant wtl ;'r · air of> badly-fitting trousers, to said man-servant wearing the gift H" "qhnrwheni -I wore these trouserslmyself Ithod htthey were very badlymade indeed, but now I see them on you I am disposed to think otherwise." John (intending to'be complaisant)-" On, I dare say I But there's some folk ne'er look weel in onything "' , i-4w h: I t
Words for Music. (Recited to us by a contributor with a very short memory, who had left his MS. at home.) [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
Words for Music. ,(Recited to us by a contdbutor with a very Sshort memory, who had left his MS. at home.) A young knight spurred past a-tiddletum And hiis caque shone silver bright, And a demoiselle's heart went-fal-the-ral S lay As he-tumpti-ti-tummed-from sight. Oh, her fingers had broidered the-thing-amy bob Which he wore inhis.father's hall; And she-lol-de-rol-lolled-with a musical sob, " He's away to the "-what-you-may-call 1 The young knight died of a-tut-a-tut-tum On the plains of Ascalon; But he-fal-de-rayed=ere his lips grew dumb Of the-somnething =seasdns gone. SAh, she loved me-I see it. This "-thing. M'as abroidered -- ang it all I-what ? Shall lie on my heart in the chilly "-dear mel " As Isleep ý'i I know whee I'm shotl J?G i~ 1
A Watchful Eye. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
A Watchful Eye. A singular story comes from Sydney, whih has a remarkable flavor of !Queensland rum about it. It seems than Uriah Hallenback,'a man of a and unruffled mien.when sober, and of a peculiarly fervent:idisposition .to evke dis. cussion in the ranks of his fellowmen when unde the inspiration of " stimulants," went t vote at a recent election and became en tangled in the toils of white spirit. During a heatd discussion, Uriah was arranging to convince his opponent by the use of a pocket knife, when something struck him in the face and somebody:wiped.up several square yards of rich George st?re't mud with hi When he recovered his senses he missed one eye and would not be comf6rted. There was a surgeon of great ability who had heretofore held seances with disabled and wayward eyes, and encouraged many a poor soul who had gone to him for treatment by saying that he would take ;the, eye rout and goupstirs and tinker on itawhile. While he was gone the lioor s?balie'rein mentione...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
NOW READT. Srico Sizpo ca, By Post ýi:htpeace. ..k: N, E ,W, W::O R K; _!O N-*. REPRODUCTWIVEORCANS BY R. J. POUL .OJ,.N - The above work is a ponular treatise on The RIPRODUCTIVF ORGANS, showing , ;i.their Construction, Functions, and the Derangements to which they are lialle. ' This little book is one which may; be perused;with advantage by all who are desirous of obtaining information on, a subject which ought to form a portioanof the Education of the Male sex. A kn', w ,' lodge of this subject is undoubtedly of in aalculable value, a.z by it many of the .;'ills which afflict after life may be avol led . or remedied. ' :"ý' Copies will be forwardeI under strict cover to any address on receipt ot pos?'ge stamps issued by any of the colonies. R. J. POULTON, 186 .BOURKE STREET ..EAST, O , " MELBOURNE. G RA'TEFI UL-CO FO RTIN'G JPP 'S;f: C C 4., BREAKFAST.. "i By a thorough.; kuowledge of tlhe natura laws ,which govern the peratioiiso f digeitioi: ail iid?itrition;"iad. by a carefrnl...
A Cautious Witness. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
A Cautious. Witness. There was a-little pedsoal difficulty in Smith street the other day between two citi¶ zeos, proineit fiembers of rival churches, to which a' Fitzroy elergymdan was the only eye witness: The principals were reticent about the affair, and theidivine was solicited to makie a statement. !" Your information is correct, sir. Yes,. sir, your information is 'qorret,?' he:saidjto; the Tit-Bits reporter.. ' I was standing on an adjacent curbstone, and.I think I may safely say I saw it all. ;,An; unfortunate affair, sir, very." " What was it about ? asked the reporter. "That, slr, I have not been able toascer tain. I have made a few.enquiries, bnt my investigations are` without satisfactory: re. sults. " Did one of-them-insult the other "' ?? " Different' men put different construction uponwords ?'I'wouldniot like to ~ ay that: any affront was intended w il say though that the language was not Scriptural." '"Werethere any blows strutk?' " It seems to:me that ther` was smit...
Facetiae [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
A? emble m of 7 son' vanity --Black "Come nearer the ;re,":as the bear said to The most shocking young feniale -" Gal" vanism: : ..... .. A Very Elastic' Bind. Russia and her promises..:,. A bonnet without a face is like , grand stand without 'ia rce. A careless ii?u`se leftf' baby it Mhe sun; the poor little sd6n has not -et been recovered. -A AFlirt!s ,Confessioxi.--"l ',,kissedi me. SI'm.sure.he.did., I hadit from his ownvlips." •Or biashfl reporter' w's icaught.in the act of stealiig a glnsce it a'prettygirl. , The 'Mlbourne'e surgedbns are very jocular. One has beenkniwn.it t" take off "' even a man's leg . : , .? .Dentist have been lately engacged' in cx .tratiig "the stumps after the late cricket season.: : We. beg:to acknowledge ..the receipt of a bottle of glue, wvich, the manufacturer as serts, will cure broken voices. We.intend giving it 1 trial on our neighbor's dok'." An' enterprisihg tailor has uiidertakeii to supply;the iRussian bear .with "breechdes " of ,trust:, It,...
A Phantasy on Modern Airs. Tune—"Little brown jug." [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
A Phantasy on Modern Airs. Tune-"Little brown jug." As I am here, and am your guest, And asked to sing, I'll do my best. But don't forget, when I go wrong, To blame the music, not the song. The music's old, but the words are new. Here are the songs. " We'll choose a few." "Come, won't you buy my pretty flowers ?" :-The.Miller-Maid;'-'"JTis-bnt-wasummer, shower." CHORUS. It's-strum,-etrumrstrum on-the -piano. ' Strum, strum, strum,,and away we;go: Flirt, flirt, flirt, an'd' pretend to sing Some dear old song, or some sweet new thing. Here s Maid of Athens, ere we part Kindly oblige me with my heart; I only let 'youi lhiave it on loan, Don't keep it too long, or you'll fancy it's your own.. Another song, youknow I mean , - About a flowing, gleaming srream, ... . , Which winds along with its'flow, flow, flow.' When, of course; I'' TelLher I love her so," .: , HORS (as, before.) , "In days of old," then eyes were blue!; :2 And kiighits were bold, and maidens true, . Methiins' in the day...
SPORTING Drysdale Races. MONDAY MAY 25th, 1885. [Newspaper Article] — The Queenscliff Sentinel — 23 May 1885
SPORTING T... _ rysdaleýRaceS ..... MroK DAY k. 3IAY,- 2dth;A185; jStewir'ds-Messrs D.a 1)aniels, J.,-31-Cu!l lani h. 1'i olli .1. ilulft, J?- iBaxter, -D lMfft, and IHI. Rncfrey. .-, Judgc-Mr J. D: I.ltinsn. m.. " : Star.er--Mr F. Spnirr.iv; .I'Hafniliciil)'r=1Mr G. Vivles. tClrk.of the Scas--Mr J. u'rridge.... V.t.C0 Rules Strictly adhered tv. SFirst rice 1 i. 1 Of 8 sovs:for all hlorss that itv n',t won an ,adve1tisdlrraee. :Oced reu'cnd rlie ourose (Allout olie mile.)' '?Vcight' ifoi age:. En trance Ss. 1 II. B. Smith'sbr g COMMISSION, 4 yrs .. 8 11 2 T. Bowlers bg,THANET, 4 yr :.. .. 8 1 SE. 'lhuxtable'd bgMIONK,4 yrs " . 11 41' IT. Dalon s 1,b i LITTLE ELLA 4 y3s 8 1 .1 J . iSt: is r g PREIENT, i ys . 8. 1 . Collins',b g QUIILP, aged . .. 8 11 7.G. Sutlerland's b. f ROSETTA, '.3rs .8 7 8 T.:,hite' eli g LIFE'BUOY, 4Iyrs . 8 11 "9 D.Daniels'-ch'g PILOT, 4 yrs . . 8,11 i.TOW1i PLATI.F ,Haidiap?of 12 sos.s , One mile and a half. N\omiuation Gs, Acceptance ts. 1 J. Burns' bg DON, ...