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Law Kelating to Newspapers. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
tisnv liclaling (o A'cwspaprrs. 1. Subscribers who do not giv» ex press notice to the contrary are con -i-.leied as wishing to continue tin it new=p->por. 2. It :ubocribers order the rfwenn tincar.cs of their periodicals, the pub iislicr iTi-jy continue to send iIhid uiiiil urr"ar3 are paid. 3. If subscribers refu-o or m'»l t> to t.'ihc ar.y periodicals from the otlice to v.ljisJ) they are directed, &lt;!u:y are responsible until they Imve f»t'l &lt;1 Ute;r bills, ant! ordered the periodic*!! ■ o be discr.ntiuaed. i. If subscribers remove to olliat pbicns without informing the pub lishers. and the papers are sent to their former direction, tbb subscriber! are responsible. • 5. The courts have decided th»t " refusing to take periodicals from the ofiice, or removing or leaving them on clkd for, is prima facie evidence ol intentional fraud/' 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they aro bound (o give notice to the publisher at the end of the'limo tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
iifeS HAW'S The Ijed flouse A Special Clearing Sale of all Our SUMMER G O 0©©I : - v - tr - At big BARGAIN PRICES, including— t Ladies' Ready to Wear COSTUMES, Underclothing1, f ' Dress Lengths, Millinery, Boots, Shoes, Etc. In our MEN'S DEPARTMENT, we are making aclearance of all our Summer Shirts, Suits, Hats, Ttes, Underwear, Etc. . "These comprise the biggest BAR GAINS ever offered in this district. The prices asked will surprise you. DON'T DELAY. INSPECTION INVITED. CALL SOON. ^ k / *k AC "The Red House,'! '!§? i v#\ QUAMBATQOK. S.H ?S ALEX. ROGERS., Proprietor. ; (J ate of Ultima.) (Ihe Measles of the MaSIeej' ' —:— -:o: -■ ■: Superior ■Accommodation. Choicest Wines-and Spirits: large Dining ami-alio Commercial;Dining Booms, v Hot and Ooltl Bais. First-olai BlaSlaii.i Large Yard. • Good Stabling. Loose Boxes. ATTENTIVE GROOM KEPT. The Federal Cafe, QUAMBATOOK. MISSES. REGAN DESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they have purchased the business' of Mr B. ...
100 WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN "AD." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
100 WELL ItfiQWN TO NEED AN "AD.." This idea that you have lived so long In town that everybody knows you and you don't need 'o advertise is a mistake. This very indifference to advertising, indifference to doing business as it is done in this day and age, is what has enabled the catalogue or mail ordei houses to grow from mere > nothing to great concerns. The merchant »vho can cnnvincc the people of his section, anj l:ecp litem convinced that his store ir the best place to buy this and that arti cle, will not lose trade to the mail order hrufc. Cf course he cannot afford to ;^ct out a catalogue as thick as a Uible bur lie can keep an advertisement in his local paper, and see that it is chanjjcd, thus keeping new bargains continually be for the public. He should also hart a mailing list, and send out a circular letter at least once a month. Don't look upon your country newspaper as an object of charity. There is.not a single country newspaper in the State, with a federal local ci...
POSTAL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
• ,T ri ffOSTAIr RATESi-V' NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. Tiio new postage rates, which came Into force on 1st May, when penny postage will operate throughout the Commonwealth, are as follows :— Letters, Id per Joz. Letter cards, single, Id each ; rrpl; Id each bait. Postcards, tingle Id ; reply, Id cacl half. Printed papers, as prescribed, pei 2ozs. or part of 2ozs. Cooks printed outside Anatralij, Jd. per 4c-z3. or part of 4o2s, Books printed in Aaatralia, J1. pu 8oz=. or part of 8ozs. Magazines, that in to say— (a) MngnzineB, reviews, serials, ar.d oilier similar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, Jd. for Sozs. or part of 8ozs." (t) Magazines, reviews, serials, and other similar peblications (including new3pnpers) printed and published tut side Australia in numbers at interral3 not exceeding three months, jd. psr (oz=. or part of 4ozs. " Hansard," that is, reports a Put 'iamentary debt'VO printed and >>&&a...
HOME-CURED BACON. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
HOME-CURED BACON. homo time ago wo referred to a ba\.on curing demonstration held at llathurst, under the auspices of the local A., II., and P. Association, tlio demonstrator lining Mr. D. Hogarth, of tint city. | The process adopted is one that Had i been in vogue among certain lainilics I in tho North of England for centuries, ! and may he considered ono of those old i family .secrets, known only to n limited number, ami highly pvoiitable to the owners. At the demonstration, 11 pigs ol : vaiving weight, breed, and feeding were treated. Some of them weighed under ; Ul/O I!-., while a couple turned the ; .scale at 310 and 300 lb respectively. 1 Ail ol the bacon has sinco been out in'.o, and in every caso satisfaction has b.rn expressed as to the quality of the product. One of the owners Jias sold all that, ho could spare of tho baoon at 1/ per II), and would make a great la v«.i of selling tlio hams at I/O per lb. Tho other owners have, so far, refused to sell at any price. Since th...
Fire Brigade Races. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
Fire Brigade Races. ICerang was cnfctc on Founda tion Day, and adv; ntage was taken to make use of the public holiday. Horse racing at Alex ander Park resulted as under: — Trial Handicap, 5 furlongs.— C. Lyon's Midlands 1; T. Berwick's ,Tay Pay, 2; T. S. Kelly's Lori Keet, 3. Betting : 2 to 1 on the winner. There were seven star ters. Time, 1 min i> sees. Handicap Trot, two miles. —D. Kervis' Kitty, GO yc?s blul., 1 ; M. W. Wilkin's Elmore, SOOydsbhd, 2 ; W. Moore's Osteralia, 250 yds, 3. Betting : 2 to 1 against the winner. Nine starters. Time, 5.39 2-5. Fire Brigade Bracelet, 1 mile. .—B. A. Benson's Bonadier, 1 ;T. Banvick's Miss Colin, 2; R. Webb's Caroun, 3. Betting: 2 to 1 against the winner, Seven starters. Time, 1.47 2-5. Maiden Plate, 5 furlongs.—M. Darwin's Jungle Town, 1; Dr, M'Enir.v's Kilmn, 2 rC. Murray's j Darrith Leigh, 3. Betting: 2 to j 1 against the winner. Nine star ters. Time, 1.5. Pony Race, 4 furlongs.—C. Griffiths' Devonshire Lass. 1; 0. . Cullen's Innis S...
MURDER TRIALS. STRIKING SIMILARITY IN CASES [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
MURDER TRIALS. STRIKING SIMILARITY IN CASKS In a letter to tho London "Daily Chronicle," Mr. Herbert N. I'lowker, •)i ilueclecoto, Gloucestershire, draws attention to tho .singular likeness bo tween tho case of Amy Evelyn Ilowe, indicted before Mr. Justice Coleridge on her own confession at Gloucester Assizes recently for tho murder of hei mother in December, 1006, and acquit ted, and that of Constance Kent, coi^ demned nearly lifty years ago for the itond Murder. Mr. Jb'lowkcr writers:— "Tho dramatic trial of Amy Ivovvt for tho alleged murder of her mothoi contained many points of interest, )x>t): in law and fact. "Tho case for the prosecution show ed there was no evidence whatever against tho prisoner except her owi confession to tiho matron of the houst. at C'ardilf, five years after her mother'* death. •During the trial Mr. If. W. Sher wood, in his able defence on behalf ol his client, raised an interesting lega point, and quoted the case ol Con sttanco Kent, tried at Salisbu...
Donaldson's Doings. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
Donaldson's Doings. Writing from Cardiff the Aus tralian trainer, Mick Terry, says: " Just a line to let you know \v&lt; are all well, particularly Jacl Donaldson). We did once intern coming to Australia, but as I air hot on the trail of the coach ant trainer's job for the Englis! Olympic team, I have other card: to play for a while. The athleli committee 'is much slower ar raising the necessary funds thai was anticipated. A total o £11,000 has been collected to date, and if no more comes to hand it i intended toappointageneral coacl who will supervise the whole Of the work of the English repre sentative athletes. I missed the German billet, for which I though i I had a good chance. It was given to the distance runnel Kranzelien, at a salary of £20GC a year for five years Foreigners seem to think that American: know more about athletics than anyone else, but Australians will do me for knowledge of the busi . ness, and any Yankee would find it out, too, if he followed th( pro...
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS BEST? [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
COOKED OR UNCOOKED FOOD FOR PIGS. WHICH IS HEST't Tho &lt;-coiioinic value of cookuig .food lor pigs is trequently discussed, amt upon the point divergent views ox pressed. An interesting experiment upon tho subject has been conducted by otn.« ol the agricultural high schools in Wales, and tho result* there obtain ed go to indicate that thero is a blight proiit in favour of cooking food. jnx pig.i were used in tho experiment, be ing of tlie large Yorkshire and Berk shire cross. They were iifteen weeks old at the beginning. The ration given to lot one was lb boiled potatoes, 2} 11) barley meal; and to Jot two thu sumo quantities, only tho potatoes were raw. Tin? potatoes were boiled in sullh ient quantity to last a week, and were supplied cold, whereas tho putatoe.; in tho easu of tho second ra tion woro pulped after being thorough ly washed. Tho potatoes and meaJ were mixed with water and then sup I plied to tho pigs. The total gain :n i the case, ot tho lot which hud tho bo...
Mail Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
IViail notices. , Mails despatched from tin QWintbafook Post; Offices for tlv following uAVna,- doisp as under : Melbourne, Bendigo, Kororp Vale, and Boort ali0.25 a.m., &lt; n Tui'schiy, Wednesday, Thursday. Friday a/id ^'Hnrday ; also 8 p.m. oil Saturdays. Ultima, Lnlbert, Cann/n?, f p.m. daily. Quambatook South, G.55 p.n• o.n Monday, Wednesday and Ifri day. Budgerum and IJudgcl'um, Wes: 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday. Vails are received from the fol lowing places as underj-? Melbourne, Bc.ndigoj Koronp Vale, and Boorfc, 6.85 p.m. daily. Ultima, Lalbert and- Cannie, 9 a.m. on Mondays; 10.35 or Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. - Quambatoak South, 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Budgerum and Budgerum West, L0.25 a.m. on Tuesday.
A Public Appointment [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
A Public Appointment We have much plc'a^ro in an ■ flouncing that, at a meeting of the Executive Council of the State of Victoria held on 20th inst., His Excellency tliL'Lieuten ant Governor, appointed Mr G C. Berrett, J.P., of Quambatook, an assignee of Insolvent Estates. The oilicial notification will ap pear in the GiH'cnuHcui G(>~cll&lt; i of 28th inst. Vve heartily con gratulate Mr Berrett. who has been for a lengthened period, a leading business and public man in our township. The position o! official assignee is a groat distinc tion to Mr Berrett, but the ap pointment is no less a favor con ferred upon Quambatook. It is well known, in legal circles, that before Mr J. Drvsdale Brown ceased to be Attorney General, die Department had corned thc :onclusion that a rear^ilgemen' >f Bailiwicks and legal district? was absolutely necessary, and, nving to its central position, Quambatook was marked out as a place where sittings of Courts of General Sessions and County and...
THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
THE GUN. Donald Gillies and .T. L. Bale? mticipated *the openhg day ol .he duck season, and arc now re gretting their impetuosity. The;. ;hot eight mountain ducks, which ire useless for table purposes, ind, at the Donald court, it cost hem two valuable guns as weli is fines and costs amounting in ill to exactly 115. I trust this vill act a deterrent to other so ■alled sportsmen. Under an Ordor-in-Council just massed, the close season for wild lucks, teal, and ali kinds of wild jeese has bean altered. The close season will begin on July 1 in each year and end cn February 10, both days inclusive. The same protection is to extend tc ill kinds of honey-eaters, excep' >.vattle birds and leather heads ; ill kinds of plover other than southern stone plover or curlews : avocets, gang-gang cockatoos, landrails and other members of .he rail family, porphyric coots, :tc. ; magpies, native compan ons or Australian cranes and ;tilts. The introduction toBendigoof the new clay pigeons drew a bi...
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
COURSING. At the annual meeting of thc Donald Enclosure Coursing Ciub the balance-sheet showed thai the receipts for the year werr £L, 131) 14s 9d ; the expenditure £1,027 9a 10(1, and the credr balance, £109 'Is lid. For tin Gup meeting, it was arranger ;hat the stake should be 12S dog; it £5 os, with .£100 added money.
Our Golden Grain. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
Our Golden Grain. Po-date, 48,223 bags of wheat left the Quambatook railway sta tion for the seaboard. At pres ent there are stacked in the yard and shed s;omc 150,000 ba^s. ' Mr J. M 'Carlhy, S.M., and Mr F. Danaher, assistant, are to be com plimented on the even tenour of their way, and we would like the Commissioners to attempt to do likewise with our passenger 'ser vice.
MR. PENNEFATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
MR. PENNEFATHER. We regret to announce the death of Mr Richard \V. Penne father, brother to T. E. Penne father, our local Police Magis trate. The late Mr Pennefather held office as Attorney-General in the Forrest Government, and, for a time, was actin^-jud-c of the Supreme Court in West Austra lia.
GOOD SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
GOOD SPIRITS. In thcso days 0110 important in gredient of attractiveness is apt to bo overlooked; tbut is, good spirits, | Kveryono rocoguiscs how inucli can bo \ done to iinprovo tho complexion, or the bauds, or hair or figure, rea sonablo ouro and culturo; but it is not so well understood how much may bo done for tho spirits. Yet who would t|eny that good spirits, joio do viyro, brightness, a calm, sunny disposition, are eminently nttractivoP Tho first thing is to rcnliso that good spirits nro largely a matter of will-power, and have little to do with circumstances. No doubt it is hard to bo joyous with tho brokors in tho house; but wo see evory day that soino peoplo manage to bo cheerful, when oheorfulness would 6Cem impos» siMe. And, as a matter of practical experience, wo do not find that tho women with whom tho world goes well, who have dolightful husbands and chil dren, good health and plonty of mouoy arc tho most sorene. Nearly all cheerful people like their l ilow-creaturos...
MAKING A STACK COVER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
MAKING A STACK COVER. I In requesting information upon "th« bust mixture* to put on a iiu&siun stack cover lo muko it waterproof and not to rot it," a correspondent oxplaius that ho has tried btocKUolm tur and inut ton tat, but that mixture makes the cover too heavy, and the tnr is liable to burn tlio Jibro of the cover. This n spondent is informed that a sat isfactory waterproof cover cannot bo n.udo irom htw>ian, and in tlio long rim it cheaper to get a canvas cover, anil 'uivo it passed throygh a solution to i.iako it rotprool . With oaro such a Co ''»r lasts lor years. A process or wuW-oroufing worth a trial is as fol lows: -Ingrodicnts: 2 oz. soap. 4 oz.. gluo, 1 gal, water. Softon tho glue m cold uv*tor, and dj&solvo it together with tho map in the water by aid ot Jieat and agidtion. Tho cloth is idled Willi this noil**ion by boiling it in tho J.rjuiiJ for .sever**1. hours, tho tinio re quired depending .'oon tlio kind of libra and thickness of o'^th. When p...
A Mallee Dust Storm. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 28 January 1914
A Malloo Dust Storm. , Po'we'rfdl were the influences of the atmosphere on Sunday even ing. Nebulous clouds floated up from the west and came rollini onwards. Each and everybody was agog with excitement anf fear, awaiting The Black Drouth Of 1903. That was the time whei Inhabitants knelt in prayer am' thought they were going to Eter Jiity. It became so dark that; hands-breadth away was invisible Thbiigh Sunday's storm was no like unto this, it was a phenome . non once seen, aye, never never forgotten. The magnificent ere ation was the cynosure of a) v eyes. Dust, smoke and clouc let; foregathered and entwined, un til one mighty mass came thun dering onwards and yet ever on ward. In shape, it assumed : pinnacle at the apex, swellin' .outwards right and left. In colo: ! it was an ominous blackish-grey superseded by purple and anont&lt; that of the Imps of Darkness There was a rushing, nvghtj wind behind it, and (he pent-uj .powers of superfluous energ.&lt; came wondrou...