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THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
T H 6s.: w A Ft. The iatdst .wire we'" received was to the effect that a terrible battle had beeri fojght at .Monf (Luxembourg.) The opposing armiesijAcl a. ninety miles fron tage, The British .attacked-; the. French, with heavy losses on both, sides. Italy\-is mobihsingi •■The; Auslrjan'ilipperqr is dying. ,Na nnlr has: |>&lt;2eii, taken. .Russian?' advancing'on Galicia. ~ ' Quambatook's quota towards, the war in the persons-of Messrs R. .Kennedy, Arthur .King anr" I1. Thqnlas are now in.camp a(. Broadmeadows. On • Mondaj. morning.-last a contingent lefi ICei-ang, and Mr T. C. Recigen/ of QuambatooV, led the huzzahf as the train steamed out.' • ^ The Hon. the Minister for Edu C3tion.has:approved;of a patriotic fund from State school -teachers pupils^ parents and friends. / subscription list has been openec at S.S. 2443, Quambitook, am , the pupils of the sixth, sevenih l.-r and eighth grades hive been ap __ .pointed collectors. It is though -: ■ advisable that some small...
FOOTBALL. NORTHERN DISTRICT ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
FOOTBALL.; NORTHERN DISTRICT ASSOCIA ' TION.. • ;i ■. The last of the matches in the final r&lt;.u:i l'of the above association was playe 1 on ■ SatufJaj^ias?1,'1wh'en t'vo very, .clps^, games, resulted, the ,.o them clubs proving victorious. Boort were defeated by Ultima y the n irrow majority of 4 point.— 4.4 to 3.6—an I Mcatian beat Qmmbatook by a gcal=—5.7 to 4.7 This leaves the positions as follow : —Q.-,a ubatook, 32 poittt$> ; Ultima, 24 points ; Bjjrt und'/Meatiau. 20 ppii.ts each. Qauubatook h.n wi'nrth?' minor; preaiijfship. and Will "liav i the riglit't'd*dhallenge in the event of I heir . bei.ij defei:eJ in aha finals.
LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
L ALBERT. [From Our Correspondent.] A meeting was held^itf the locai Public Hall on Saturday,' when'; large number., of ratepayers as j sembied to hear the tviews.'of"th I candidates- for the north-we.? " riding .of the Shire cf Kerang. Mr H. Eail.-y, who was voted ti the chair, invited the retiring ^•'ncillorto address the masting 'first. Of.„:M'Cann opened by statint .' he wasbefoFe tnem that evening ,x to give an account of what h' had doneduring the three year .yhe had: represented the rafe'pay ers afclthe Council table. " He was : quite'satisfied that the western ridings could carry on with ■ shilling rate, but the' -eastern ridings require more revenue. He was against further- borrow-. - ing, and if the proposal for an , : other loan were brought.up.at the ^Council table he would oppose'ii 'In thje past, the ratepayers at the Lalbert end had complained o; " besng neglected, but-he.'coulc show them by the work that bar: • been done for the past thre&lt; years of his off...
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
- SPORTING i&DTES. - TFNNIS. ; A meeting of the Quambatook ■/District Tennis' Association 'was he d at Regan's Caffi pn the 15th ins:., whsn delegates -Wei'^prej ant from Qianbatook (Messrs Shaw and: Hodge> ; Quambatook .-j juth (L. Schlitz and VV. Davy)'; RoVei'3 (A. and W. T. Holt.) The O.tkvale club was riot I'epi'essn ;el. On the motion- of Messrs H dje anxl L. "Schlitz, it was 'a r .id to reform the Associa on comprising the Quambatook. Qua Mbi'o )k South, Oakvale and Rov clubs. Office-bearers were ' 1 g eJ as follows ^President, M:■ A. Holt ; Vice-presidents, ■M jssrs. Lionel Douglas, E. Wood, P. Coug'nhn and W. Davy ; Hon.' and Treasurer, -Mr W. T. Holt. The services of the retir ing hon. sec. (Mr J. Wall) were heartilyrappreciated. ''It was de cided 4o start matches the second week in September, and the draw is as una?'* Wed., Sep'.. 9—Q'tuk South v. Q'took. Sat., ,, 12—Rovers v. Oakvale. - ,, 19—Oakvale v. Q'l.ook South ; ,, 19— Quambatcok v. Rovers. ? ,, 26-Rove...
CANNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
! AA NNIE. , [From A Correspondent.] . The annual meeting of . tile Sunday School -was -held in the Hall on-Tuesday Inst... The bal ance sheet showed a credit of £4 5s Sd; amiiwas adopted. The election of office-bearers resulted 'in'Mr J. B. Mann being appointed President"and Mi« N. E. Wall secretary. .'It was dccided to hold a concert and coffee supper in aid of-the Sunday Sehool iunds on Friday, 11th September, and, on the Sunday previous the a mi versarv s?rv:ce.i will b3 ccnduc ted by Mr P.iffrspn at:! p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
pts.:; MKLCOURNfi}.OFFIGE, •ItiS'Collins Street. Iir.ANCHKP: " mibaTOOK, Boort, Charlton. Wych, oroof, Kerantr, Swan Hill, tiiul Barham (N.S.W.) ' . - de-. 2G to notifito their, numerous cli ' " eTits that ?jDv.fha'»e "-established a ■ich of thtirfiusiness ill tjuambatook. v have purchased a'Uiook of land •ining the trucking yards, upon which ;/'are ereetins Good and Convenient ds in wliivh 'jUej" willAoJd regular ck Salss. * ,iey will be pleased to. .order trucks ■ Fat Stock., for Newmarket, and rerintend the" loading-of'1 Stock, anij J also supply latest irfformation on markets. £ . DjjNgTAIsTi QuambVVtcek .Uepr e s c n t a t i v o. 3WT00K .-STC6K SALE.. . Thursday,' ASTg.'S'? ■ • DWARD TRE^CHARDi & CO. will I r hold tho*r usual Stockpile in their / yards as above, when they will ...J'; Sheep, QU119#*Ho«es&&lt;k Special Entfies^Ncxt, Stock Sale. ■ Further Entries Invited. EDWARD TRENCHARD & Co. ■ # ' * '•Quambatook. Lalbert Stock Sale. • •MHOMAS MOR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
The Federal Cafe, QUAMBATOOK. MISSES REGAN DESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they . ha\e purchased the business of Mr B.-Costa, and hope .to have • coatinuance of the support accorded him. ALL FRESH FRUITS IN SEASON RECEIVED DAILY. . . . "WB'*GUARANTEE~t!USTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRESH, A BIG ALLOWANCE MADE OK FRUIT BY THE CASE FOR JAM MAKING, &c. SUMMER DRINKS AND CORDIALS OF ALL KINDS. Lemon Squash & H ot Pies, Tea or Coffee. DURING THE SUMMER .MONTHS ALL CONFECTIONERY ■ WILL BE KEPT INSIDE. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ORDERS . TAKEN for La^e and Small Quantities in every line. Give the FEDERAL CAFE a trial and you will have every civility and attention. Model ate Prides for everything. THE BEST THAT MONEY CAN BUY. "DIGGER BRAND" 'TOMATO SAUCE. CANNED FRUITS. - JAMS. INSIST ON HAVING "DIGGER BRAND." E. RYAN, Blacksmith, Wheelwright, Etc Quambatook. ' Horses Carefully Shod. All Repairs to Implements and Machinery promptly attended to. BUGGIES, &...
THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1914. Local and General News. A WATER FAMINE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
-xa-THE OUR MOT 10: " Truth is xnat, and -unit prevail." WEDNESDAY. •' UGl'ST2G.'l914. Loca! aii Gjnsrj! Njws. .. + A WATER FAMINE. It is no use disguising the fact that we are up against a water famine, and there should be a big rally in the local Mechanics' Hall to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon at 3.30 to devise ways and means of securing a supply, in connec-, tion with the Long Lake scheme. Cannie is supplied therefrom ptr the agency of tho White Elephan^ Tank, and competent men think the progect to be discussed to morow feasible. It is a thousand pities that residents wore not far-sighted enough in the first ■instance to recognise the fact that the Avoca River could not ba depended upon for a perrtia nent supply, independently of the fact that the water is ' 'hard" and sot too good for human con - sumption. The mere sight of 'hundreds of fish floating dead on the surface, a good time anteee" dent to the water giving out' should be of sufficient evidence. On Friday last, at Wychepr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 26 August 1914
In Memoriam. LEWIS. — In sad but loving remem- brance of our dear daughter and &nbsp; sister Olive, who departed this life on August 29th, 1912, aged 26 years, also, our dear little grandchild and nephew, Harry Hickmott, who died August 24th, 1913, aged 8 years and 10 months. Dearest loved ones, we have laid thee In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memories will be cherished Till we see thy Heavenly faces. Inserted by their ever loving parents, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; sisters and brothers — H. E. and E. A. Hickmott and Family, West Australia.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
N JRSE MAXTED, DIPLOMA, LONDON, r YEARS' Hospital Experiences, treats all diseases in both men 'omen, no matter how long stand . • Sufferers, avoid operations ; con ■>c without delay. Delay is dnn i to your complaint. Destitute • treated free of charge. also Private Home for Midwifery., nts before, after, and during vehement. Board .Moderate— "1 ^8 8s. Doctors in attendance. My private. Country trains met if -&lt;d. ;.innp envelope for reply. "Charlton," Burgess St., AUBURN, MELBOURNE. &lt;e, 1242, Hawthorn. Bendigo':; Premier' C ATE R E R. W. H R E E D, JO Hargreaves Street * :pplios forwarded for all Northern * .iot functions—Balls, picnics, wed church and school fetes. > . fOD3 TOR OCR BRIDE CAKES * »it Reed's Tea Rooms when in Bon LALBERT James Woods, : " ICTICAL BOOTMAKER, . " OCKS all kinds of Ladies', Gent.'e and Childrens' Footwoir. Supplies all wants Makes to all measures. ' Prompt Repairing. vou don't have to pare ycur foot .* i.ear Woods' Boots. lial...
Oakvale Coursing Club. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
Oakvale Coursing- G!ub, The Oakvala Cojiv;!) third meeting on Wednesday last, who i haras were, pient;ii:J au rather wild. As a consic.ionco. t;s; match was not c m:p oied. &.stc&lt;;n does were nomin ! I n 1 o did courses wer \ i -i ' 1 1 ! ground was on. (1 &lt;_ i Coughlin made in t , and Messrs. It. 1 t u lan acted as s i 1 ( ] ladies provided lur \ l i *ppreciated, an 1 th c" i hearty vote of 1 t i of Mr R. M?orc t and others v.!n U - «• It of the meet : A.-Reid's Brindie bc-at J:.-Fleming's Shinoleum. R. Moore's Blcomer boat E. CoU rell's E.G. ... . ,.r ' J. Cottrelj's ForcJif;j,.&lt;3i;een b.p.t 'A. Reid's Snowy. J jf - i.jj. • T.-Ritchie'-a Hajrgi.' rar.iv C'. Si;-. Bashful Lady.. R. Couchlan's 5fiot:h LaSiil* bc-;-.t — Baker's Floss. • .? r J. King's Peteivbeal R. Cough'an's Lady Oakland, jj. V D. Keati'ng's Hot.'Stuff beat W. Shaw's Red. - -V' G. -Andrew's Lady-Echo beat PI. Nolan's Limejuice/i •' i :.:jFirst '.Ties. ' Bloomer boat Brinda*: ...
Correspondence.. AN APPEAL. TO THE EDITOR QUAMBATOOK TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
Correspondence. . v AN APPEAL. To the Editor ambatopicitimes. ' Sir,—Tq the repidente^AQuam batook and district>JvieoappeaJ, without fear or:ja.vor to all, to do their very bsst .ia'e.very ..way men, women and/qhildrenT-to as sist in contributing^o-tfie Patrio tic War Fund. Despitg.tlie losses, inflicted on you: by v.tba lamen;' table drought now-'db'fafningIff our midst, we rejy-that.everyone will do their utmost eheorfully -to subscribe money or ^oods, and also last, but not least, men and horses, "so that-the name and fame of the British Flag shall bo sustained in suclu manner most befitting to the British race.— | Signed by 13. I1. riDGEON, lion. ; Se3.^-Lionel Douglas,, Ko.ior«ry ^Treasurer, and Members, of Com mittee.. ' ' v uod pavu the King.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
t WAS ILL FOB TWO VEAR8, THE PM i IjfKidnpwasMol I WAS UHA-LE TO. SUE1, COULD II T TUilN oyer in tiv c:o w;r:;our'i eip. Giemants/TortjffuM lo, Here ii an ailment-.- wnicti n:;' Iiavc fatal results, and wMclPrffs&'fes! 4vS!' uric acid or iwjIc poii r * f o! c pelled," lead to acute asd c'hfttticjriwujiwtiim Jropiy, di'iSetcj, bladdc %-fcs mfl i lion, and oilier scriou3 di u r ? Mr. EDWARD KEND ' L, «'«i •* Victorian write; fraai (U 4j vyL &lt;. CLEMENTS ifNi-: \ : " Five; 5'c??5 a'jtp I vaj suiToiins from kidney cisoxte an:'. rravel in i.lC ! bladder. Forliinalilv I lv|vo i-jy own : business, and Wi3 not prof:jcil kv my 1 work. I was dlin^c for "two ye.-rs, and cruel pains in tlsc h'idnsyj were as? constant comsar.icM. it v:r •> wi'.h difficulty I was alk' Jo hive ccrrc:'. use of urination. Manv a i was ■ unable, to sleep, sancl was un!^jc!p!&lt;%sJ.. could not turn over in !:e;l Kelp. 1 In 1 tV 1 J, get," took p nu&-o'-ii" y W;! decided to sec ^wh...
Skating Carnival. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
Skating Carnival. The Skating Carniva1, organ' ' ise 1 by Mi* Geo. Gillies in his new aid spacious garage and rink, proved a brilliant spectacle and one which would vie with those £iven in many large towns. Everything was up to the mark, and the fancy dresses added to ^he effect of the kaleidoscopic scene. There was an attendance of close on 300, which proves the popularity of such an exhibition, and Mr Gillies is to be compli mented on the successful result of his efforts as well as well as the pleasant,sceneof gaiety given for the:edification of his patrons. The prize-winners were :— ' '.Best Fancy Dress (Ladies)—Miss Clara" Gross— Bri tannia. j Best Fancy. Dress — Gents—Master Alf Rogers—The Bear. ' Best Camic — Mr A. Nicklaburg— Policeman.- - ' Best Postor—Mr Coulson — Pioneer Stores.', •. , Best Coupje—Miss Mary -Shaw and Master A. Kedgen. : Best Poster advertising Quambatook Stores "(prize,"''gift of the Manager)— tyr J. Anderson, i Potato Race—Master A. Redgen. There: were 11...
OAKVALE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
O A K V A L E. (from our own correspondent) Steady rain sat in during the early hours of Monday morning, and it looked like developing into a general downpour, but ceased about 9 o'clock. A total of 17 points was recorded, which, ol' course, will help the crops along a. little, but a good fall is badly needed. Electors who lmy he absent from their own subdivision on polling day can record their vote:-, at any polling h.jo'.h on making a declaration before the retsiminu oflherin charge of the booth, as j follows : —" I have not been and j shall not be to-(kiy within the sub division i'yr which 1 am enrolled under conditions which would permit of ray voting at a polling place prescribed tor thu: sub division."
FEDERAL POLITICS. MR GRAY AT QUAMBATOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
FEDERAL POLITICS. MR GRAY AT QUAMBATOOX. Tha Mechanics' Hull was well filled on Wednesday evening, including a goad sprinkling of ladies to !.oar Mr Achilles Gray, M/LiA.,; expound- hiO' v/e.vs on cunc.it Mr A'ex. Rogers presided," and apologised, for thj unavoidable ub3ence of Mr Simpson, who was a3sis ing Mr Hans Irving in his electorate, Mr Gray thanked the§ ilec'tors for attending, and hi; in "turn, apologised for the absence of his friend and colleague, Mr M'Kenzie. Mr Hutchin son also found it impassible, to come along. He (the speaker)-was-present as a Liberal and ha followed the occupation of a farmer, and liked to meet farmsrs. Had they the time on their hands thay could have-clipped the trend of Socialism 14 or 15 years ago. Unionism had played a great part in politics right throughout the civilised world. He svas not against Unionism - no Liberal was—but th,»y wire agjrnst. the .tyrannical- methtfdirof J the^Unibn'S in attempting u coer-ieithsm into their lino of thought....
PATRIOTIC MEETING. QUAMBATOOK'S QUOTA. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
PATRIOTIC MEETING. QUAMBATOOIC'3 QUOTA. in respxi to an announce ment by th a Progress Association, about 40 representative men of ■■ the township and district assemb led at tiis Mechanics' Hall on Thursday .ifternjon. Mr T. C. Redgen, who took an .. active part in the movement, moved that Mr Hy. "Angus, M.L.A., be appointed chairman, which was carried unanimously. In opening the meeting, Mi Angus stated tint all were aware why they had met and the proinpthgs which brought them . together. Ho would like to have seen a greater number present, but if those who were in attend ance put their shoulders to the wheel they would do much to ease the calamity which had overtaken them, but ho had every confi donee that Gre.it Britain would •ro;«j out victorious in the" end. They might suffer some reverses, but they could help those who wore lua/ing th.-ir shores to fight beyond the seas. They should centralisa the efi'ortx andJie }&a? pleas:;:! to kr.ov there were so~" nmy volunteers. ...
Lalbert Coursing Club. CHAMPION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 2 September 1914
Lalbert'-Coursing CEufo. . CHAMPION MEETING. There wjf'a musier of lo? 1! followers of the leash ai.woli as a f:!ir number of viiitsrs.f/ojn-other (l:>;lrici.3 at tfco Champkn Meethijf of she Al bert Coilr.iirif: Ckib. Though "only M nominations were rsccivad, thsy rep resented the b?st lot of dags seen c£it for the season, nil befo:; lvinnen; various place?. The f-i\vjnd wtis ;; I'it hard rtntl ths tiny a tsi.'b war,31 ft.r coursing, in addition to 1! Vlo~3 at £1 Is, a hsndforn') filvor /.up, tu:t:.'*'y inscribed, was a&Je.-l by tko'v'.ub: hir A. Di!b:i, of Wy T.' r.i'f- &lt;1 : judge on-J Ms- C. "j!r.:ir:!?y as r,'-i, ;r:\ both givirife ov ry, jut's fact Ion. * best than! s of ihs'Ciu'.> aio du=» lo I*lr Mangan for tha use of kU ;>r >;>sr;y i">r the Champion Slakes ; also, the owners over whose properties the Club had coursed during the season. Ai! things considered, "this Club had « very successful year, and will c'or.-j the season with a smo'.:e...