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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
Q U A 1y3 B A T O O K. > DESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they have purchased the business of Mr B. Costa, and h6pe -to h&vt a.continuance of the support accorded,him. ~ ■ . ALL FRESH'-FRtlJHS'-IN'SEASON RECEIVED -DAILY.'' WE GUARANTEE CUSTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRESH. ' x A BIS ALIC¥/AKCE ■ROiTvgY TiiECASE FOR JAM HAKIH8, &s. SUWslViERDRSftKS' AP*J£> GOSDiA.i.3 OF ALL. KS&JJ3. London Scjuash & E-S otiPic3,;Tca ' - DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ALL CONB'ECTIONERI' : V/.ILL' BE- ICB1JT INSIDE. \ : WHOLESALE AND, RETAIL ORDERS TAKEN . for Lar.ge'arid Small Quantities in every iiuo. Give the FEDERAL GAP'S a trial and you will have every .«••/ civility and attentron. Modeiate Prices Tor c-verv thing. "HE BEST THAT MONEY CAN BUY. "BIGGER BRANS 53 >;r::T0MATO SAU0E. ■ CANNED FRUITS. . 1NSSST CM HAVING "DIGGER BRAND.": Bl&oksmiihv Wlieelwri^ht3 Etc'\ Quambatook. ; Hcrscs-Garcfujty Shod. .-AS!. 'Repairs, to implements ...
Local and General News. Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
Local and General News. Progress. The special meeting of the Progress Association, advertised for last Thursday evening, lapsed for want of a quorum: For Bronchial Coughs, tnko Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, Is Cd Petty Sessions. At the Quambatook Court of Petty Sessions this morning, before Mr Pcnnefather, P.M. and Messrs Hogan and Adam tnwaite, J's.P., a case was listed by Hy. Griffith against Patk Furey,- of Oak vale, for driving some 200 sheep across a water supply reserve without Riving due notice. There was no ap pearance of complainant. Mr Pidgeon, for defendant, asked for £1 Is costs, and the case was struck out, with an order for the amount of costs claimed. Big Straw Dual. Mr CI. J. Hunter, of the Burnc wang Park Estate, near Roches ter, has just sold &lt;30(1 tons of prime straw to the Brordt'ord paper mills for paper and card making purpo.e--. The straw was honirht in the stacks as it L-tocd. If loaded into trucks, this straw would form a (rain half-a mile long, a...
THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
->-a-THE -ex— giMtt limes. OUR MOTTO : " Truth is great, ami will prevail." WEDNESDAY, SEITSMBER 1G. 1914 Never in the annals of recent years have Ihe dcelicns been in wh a mutual boo-J spirit of '.'.ndci'standinpr as was the case on Saturday \vcck._ And t| such kindly feeling was essp.iHial' in the face of rw grdac national crif?i&lt;\ Jvustia'ians are now free to i'orget that they are Liberals or Laborites, to rcniomber only that they are sons an 1 dau^l t >rs of the Commonwealth. And the 6 is much to be don2 in the immediate Id til re in which .16 fail n\ ay mean destruction tci all wS value, and which Cai\ b6 Successfully carried through, only if .we am a thoroughly united peoii!c, That we are United, the Very failure of politicians in either camp to draw the electors to gatherings at which they dwelt on mere party matters was proof conclusive. The greater has driven Out the lesser: a grim determination to preserve our national life has temporarily ended disputes a...
Original Poetry. A PLEA FOR PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
Original Poetry, ;a i lea foii progress. Dispel oUr")'eno!'ance arid darkness, Expel our Vanity un.i pride ; Give us to see the Majesty and vast ness - . . • . ■; 0? things beyond our little time and tide. Aa now from day to dr.v wo plod along To do the dally tasks upon our way; Help us to'.Mmile tnl sing the cliceiful -.songj And hold the s'?n&lt;i;ird up until Tlie Day. Thatdaj so bright, when all men shall y be; brothers, When man shall be a revelation to us all ; When no one shall oppress or slay an other,.. . . When the dark ports of .ignorance and \r.loth shall fall. : '• ; ' Oh, give to us to see, in all its regal splendor, Th5.beauty;and the brightness of those " truths divine ' That make of mm no poor, meanhuck . . Btering vendor,' Eut lift him up to pinnacles sublime. Those . truths of knowledge, justice, ■ '-mercy, ' That show" the way ;;o clea-, though snares beguile. Through many a bitter, toil an 1 contro versy, ' Twill guile us on our way, ths' fiends re;.i>...
BOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
B03K r. 1' A fa'al aceulii.t. o.-cntti:! nopr &lt;).] irn on |\Vf-clii;rcljy week to Mat iusvv 1,1 y.q.trs, .son of Mr- Jn ues .VaiU:» x, '' -Mvrnu'. 'He v.'rs out'sbp-ting, with i pea lid;, in company with cbil lren of the fainijV;: ;t ;Jt does; jiotjapp ;ar eSact!/b'.'w tb« 8c;l lent fiappensd; btft'.i i§ hil'J tbe nniz'/le a'gamst bis chest wh'cif iiie. wi?;!pfon exploded. The bullet" penetrated bis. lungs, cil'-t dcrftb'.wa's instan .taneuus. j: \ \ :, ";i ' ;; G'oojl progress is being niaje \vvlit !he electric lighting scheme for ..I5oort._,..iMv,. qljctrical engineer, who is'in charge; nris tile poles erected, and other work in connection with it is being pro ceeded will!. • - The jciig sfrelcii of clfy weather contiiuie-ii Tiriie after finie during 'the past two of fcfefi tfe'eiis the weather ljas worked. up for a •ehzrr(«:e,v and. just, when 'everybody; was e'xpecMfi'g*5*' nood- dottnpour the wind has chopped ro'Jiid to the west and the threatening clouds have been ....
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
TEWS". " In *clic.'.District Association Competition, .Oak-vale and Hovers 'met on ".Saturday,- and an. inter esting j;ame resulted. The ladies of the latter club supplied -after noon^ tea, for 'which .they were .heartily thanked by Mr- Mick .•Coughlani-Mr A.. Holt responding.. The' ' first-mentioned members* belong to. the OaU'valo club. Details :—A. and Kr-Furey ■' beat' Miss Kenncdy and-iVIv HUtSv 6&lt;—3=; B.-Furey and P. -'Cough Ian-'lost to .7. Wall and T.' I loir, 5—10 ; M. (Jouijhlan and M. Gardiner lost to AY.- "Holt and-A; Holty- R—10 ; Miss Furey aridv'P:' Ccushlan' lb'st "to Miss Kennedy- and J: Wall, sS—6 ; Miss' A:.Fur?x,and,-B. Furey beats Mi?s M[rEllis and D. Holt. G--4 ; M. ■ Cough lan\and" M/ Gardiner losti-to. J.'WaH'ahd D. Holt, 5—-10 : 13. Fu rry a ndv;fe "(Coutrh Ian. •- be;"it W.'iHole: and A. ..holt. 10-; 5. Oakvale, 43 ; Rovers, -.8.
Wheat Speculators. HIT HARD. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
~ Wheat' Speculators, II1T HARD. ' ' "The position in the'■-wheat'trade, tit Sydney is causing anxiety. ;not so much-to those who actually ■hanale the ■•grain;*shippers,: ands millers;-'but'to speculators pure and simple, and to brokers. It is asserted that at present there are ■few-speculators, some ot'- whom have. sound country businesses, who could-stand up against such loss as that- which confronts the speculator, who has: so!uv ■. Some of the meirf rem l he country■ are in Sydney, "and -a : suggest ion which lias found favor is that ;a meelinp,- of - sellers , and "buyers should he,called,"\yith the ohjict of putting forward a proposal that buyers should accept a. profit of 2d • per - bushel, on all existing; contracts, or Gd per_hasj, equal to '■££5 per. 1,000 bags. In th'is-.way the ruin of many, otherwise sound men would b'a obviated. ?. ;i '*
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. PRYSE—HOSKING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 16 September 1914
ORANGE BLOSSOMS. PRYSE - HOSKING The Towaninnie Methodist Church presented an unusually attractive appearance on the af ternoon of Thursday 6th ult., the occasion being a most popular event in the marriage of Miss Mary Evelyn (Ivy) Hosking, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hosking, of Towaninnie, and Mr. Thomas D. Pryse, eldest son of Cr. T. Pryse, of Bungeluke. Both bride and bridegroom are very well and favorably known in the district, the result being that close on 300 persons assembled to honor the festive event. A spaci ous marquee, created in the church grounds and gaily sur mounted with flags, was fully taxed in entertaining the multi tude. Visitors from distant parts attended, and with local friends, joined in wishing the bridal &nbsp; couple all happiness and prosperity. The bride, who was given away by her father, was tastefully dressed in pearl messaline, draped with shadow lace and tulle and detachable train from the waist, with a horseshoe of orange blos som...
FINDING LONGITUDE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
FINDING LONGITUDE. Tho novel method of findiuy longi tude lately triod by Professor Lipp 1ii;imi, tho Frouch astronomer, ia the comparison of simultoueoas photo graphs of tho sky taken at two sta tions. Tho zenith being shown by au artificial star the diit'eronco in the places of natural stairs very accurate ly indicates tho difference in longitude, and if tho longitude in one plnco is known that of tho other can lie fixed with an uncortaiuty claimed tn he enly a f«iv feet—pM'liip* 10 or l'V
ARTIFICIAL LEGS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
ARTIFICIAL LEGS. It is nut often that an infiru:it\ carries with it tlio possibilities of malt ing a fortune, but this, is what seems to havo happt-uod to Al. Desoutter, ilio young 1'Vencn aviator, who had his ie;. uminitatod as tho result of a llyiug ac . cideut about two years ago. Ho Jias invented an artificial log, tho improve ments in which should onsuro great commercial possibilities. In an in torviow hit described how, alter a year's misery and discomfort with im ordinary false log, ho started oxper. nioiiting ou ono which would bo lignte: : than tnoso made by tho usual maker.-,. "Why," ho said, "you eau't walk i rnoro than oO yds without leeliug done up. In walking you, ot course, swinf, each leg, and you can't swing an arti ficial log weighing anything from tilb to 101b very tar." '1 lie artificial limb devised by the young i''rcnehman weighs only -lb, and ils chief factor is nil alloy of his own discovery, in which aluminium figures. Asked whother in consideration of tho w...
DUST AND ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
DUST AND ELECTRICITY. A curious experimental electrical machine described by Mr. \V. A. Doug las ltudgo to tlio Cambridge 'Philosop hical Society depends on dust. When clouds of dust aro raisod, either by tlit] wiud or by artiiicjjil means, they aro always strongly charged with elec tricity, which is positivo or negative, according to the nature of, tlio mater ial ; and it is possiblo to obtain a con tinuous supply of electricity by using suitable apparatus to.drive a dust-la den stream of air through an insulated ttibo. WJiilo tho dust is passing, the tube will yield a steady stream of "sparks, sometimes more than 2 inch long. Tho air escaping also carries a cliargo, which in a room may bo rotainod half-nn-hour or more. Tho charge is probably duo both to the actual/' raising of tho cloud and to i'rict|6n of tho dust against tho tube. Suiali dust may bo usod as flour, sul phur, road dust, or fine iron filings.
ROAD-MENDING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
I ROAD-MENDING MACHINE. I Au experimental test has been made ; in Paris of a portable road-monding ! machine, consisting of a six horse- I power gasolino engine, actuating an | air-compressor, the air being led from ; a storage tank to a pneumatic rammer | and a pneumatic pick, the latter being ; described as merely a modification ol i the well-known pneumatic l'ivetter. | The workman holds the tool close to | the road ami pushes tho pick under , the Mir'lace, raising it ah ho proceeds. ! It is said that the work was done at ;i much faster rate than was possible with the ordinary pick. The pneu matic rammer also gave good results. One advantage of the system is that Mjwial men can work from the same compressor plant. The trial seems to indicate that mechanical road-mending is more eileetive than the present me thod.
CARE OF CREAM FOR CHURNING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
CARE OF CREAM FOR - CHURNING. Good Bufctor is largely dependent upon tlio care which has boon given the i cream while it is being saved and rip ened for a churning. Improper care of cream is almost sure to cause poor but ter, while careful management of it usually will result in good butter. The margin of profit in good butter over that of poor quality is sufficient so that it is highly profitable to take every pos sible precaution which will ensure but ter of the better quality. The creamery .buttermaker has Ito talce cream as ho gets it and mako the best of it. Often it is tainted and really unfit for making a high grade quality of butter. On iho farm ono has the management of cream from the first and for this reason can make a bottor butter than the creamery if he goes about it in the right way. In the first place, I like to skim a cream of about 30 per cent. fat. We keep it in ten-gallon containers and from each ten gallons of cream we count on about thirty pounds of butter. Cre...
Tennnis Association. THE DRAW: SECOND ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
Ten:, s] / ssociation. THE DRAW: Second Uound. Sat., Oct., 3—Oakvalc v. Rowis. >> .. 3—Q'took v. Q'took Soulli. ,, ,, 10—Q'took South v. Oakvalu Weil., ,, 1-1—Rovers v. Quamliatook Sat., ,, 17—Q'took Snulh v. Rovyr.-i. „ 21—Quamb.itook v. Oakval".
AN AFRICAN POMPEII. IMPORTANT "FINDS." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 23 September 1914
AN AFRICAN POMPEII. IMPORTANT "FINDS." Interesting particulars of important discoveries mauo in the Nile Valley woro furnished by tho Kov. Professor Sayce at a recent meeting of the Egypt Exploration Fund, field in Lou don. At Abydos, said tho lecture!', Protestor Navillo had discovered tho famous temple of Osiris, a* ho believ ed, and another colossal monument oi Egyptian antiquity had boon added to u'luit woro already kuown, It re minded students that tho history 01 Egyptian architecture, as it was known, was ono of decadence. Apart, however, from Abydos and tho work oi Petrio, tho chief discoveries of tho past soason had been made, uot in Egypt, but in tho Soudan. At Kerma, a little south of tho third cataract, Dr. Uoisnor wus chang ing all accepted ideas of early Soudan ese history. Ho had shown that as early as the fifth and sixth dynasties tiio northern Soudan was occupied by Egyptian troops, and that trade was carried on from the Bluo Nile to the Ked Sea. Professor Gars tang,...