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SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
SPORTING NOTES. [By Rambler.] Uncle Sam won'his second Caul field Cup on Saturday fiom Rath lea and St. Carwyne. With a 101b. penalty, Uncle Srm * will have to carry 9st. 2ib. in the Melbourne Cup. While running near the front at the home turn in the Caulfield Cup, Anna Carlovna's leg gave way and she, naturally, rapidly dropped back, finishing among the rear division. It is unlikely she will race again. The mare was an equal favorite with St. Carwyne at 7 to 2, while the win ner's quotation was 9 to 2. At the Bendigo Show on Thurs day Messrs~Eron;'Bros."won" the high jump with Landlock, who cleared 7ft. lin. G. Freeman accounted for the second round of sweepstakes at clay pigeons with four hits out of eight shots. Messrs. M. Cough lin and Dan Gardiner tied with three hits each, and, in the shoot oft' the former triumphed. A sparrow match was arranged at Oakvale last Saturday, which proved interesting. There, were 13 competitors, and Dr. Burke Gaffney and Cooper tied for first place...
Local Water Famine. DOG- IN- THE- MANGER POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
Local Water Famine. DOG - IN - THE - MANGER POLICY. The following appeared in ■„■■■ Wednesday's "Argus " from the Swan , Hill • correspondent : — "Great indignation has been caused by the action of the State Rivers and Water Supply Com mission in diverting the water in the channel in the Long Lake area to Quambatook via Cannie. It is admitted that .Quambatook . is short of water, but it is also stated that some consideration is due to the settlers in the Lopg Lake area, who have been paying rates for years, and who are,, owing to the perilously low state of the lake, now in danger of being without water. At a meet ing" of farmers in the aifected • area it was decided to immedia tely ',-ilegraph to Mr John Gray, M.L.A., with a view to his inter viewing the authorities and put ting the representations of the farmers before them."
ROVERS V. QUAMBATOOK SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
ROVERS V.. QU A M BATOOK SOUTH. These teams met on the Quam batook South' courts, when the visitors outplayed their oppo nents. Details, with the Rovers' players mentioned first D. Holt and J. Wall beat L. Sehlitz and F. Doyle, 10-!). A. Holt and P. Ellis lost to W. Doyle and W. Richards, 8-10. R Holt and Mis3 B. Kennedy lost to C. Gross and Miss D. Davy, I G. J. Wall and R. nolt beat L. Sehlitz and C. Gross, 6-2. D. Holt and B. Kennedy beat F. Doyle and D. Davy, 6*4. A, Holt and P. Ellis beat L. Sehlitz and F. Doyle, 10-3. D. Holt and J. Wall baat W. Doyle and W* Richards, 10-3. Total Gams-s—Rovers, 51 ; Qnamba took South, 37. Afternoon tea was provided by the local ladies, and, at the con clusion of the match, Mr A. Holt, on behalf of the visitors, warmly thanked the home team for the enjoyable afternoon. Mr L. Sehlitz suitably I'esponded.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
1 Stock and Station Agents. JIEI.BOURNE OFFICE, ■JOS Collins Street. BiUNCiiirs: QuamuaTook, Boort,. Charlton, Wych proof, Keranjr, Swan Hill, and liarlmm (N.S.W.) Auctioneer' Wotice. ED. TRENCHARD & CO. EG to notify to their numerous cli JD ents that they have established a branch of their business in Quambatook. They have purchased a block of land adjoining the trucking yards, upon which they are erecting Good and Convenient Yards in which they will hold regular Stock S-ai.ks. They will be pleased to order trucks for Fat Stock for Newmarket, and superintend the loading of Stock, and will also supply latest' information on tlis markets. QUAMBATOOK STOCK SALE. Thursday, Oct. 8. Edwardtrenchard &co. win hold their usual Stock Sale in their new yards as above, when they will yard; Sheep, Cattle, Horses. &c. Special Entries for Next Stock Sale. Further Entries Invited. EDWARD TRENCHARD & Co. Quambatook. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambatook Uepresentative. Lalbert S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
The Federal Cafe, QUAMBATOOK. /MISSES REGAN DESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that the> have purchased the business of Mr B. Costa, and hope .to havt a continuance of the support accorded him. ALL FRESH FRUITS IN SEASON RECEIVED DAILY. . . . WE GUARANTEE CUSTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRESH. A BIGjALtOWANCE MADE ON FRUIT BY THE CASE FOR JAM MAKING, 6 c. DRINKSANO-CORDIALS OF ALL KINDS. • Lemon Squash & H ot Pies, Tea or Coffee. DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ALL CONFECTIONER 1 : , WILL BE KEPT INSIDE. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ORDERS TAKEN for Large and Small Quantities in ever}- line. Give the FEDERAL CAFE atrial anclyou will have every civility and attention. Modeiate Prices for. everything. THE BEST THAT MONEY CAN BUY. "DIGGER BRAND" TOMATO SAUCE. CANNED FRUITS. AMS. INSIST ON HAVING "DIGGER .BRAND." E. RYAN, . Blacksmith. Wheelwright, Etc Quambatook. Horses Carefuny Shod. Al! Repairs to Implements and Machinery promptly attended to. BUGGIES, &c., BUILT...
Local and General News. Tender Accepted. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
Local and Genera! News. Tender Accepted. I For the erection of a new school [ at Barraport South, the tender o 1 W. Moore and Sons, Rochester, £2G6 His Gd, has been accepted. New Church Building. A new Presbyterian Church is shortly to be erected at Lalbert. The plans, which were presented at the quarterly meeting of the Bendigo Presbytery last week, were approved of. New School for Waltchie. The promised new school build for Waitchie was to be com menced this week. Messrs Gross and Pryee, of Quambatook, are the successful tenderers. Drought Mortality. The effects of the drought can be gauged from the number of dead sheep lying along our high ways and by-ways, as well as in dried-up waterholcs. Demise. There are many in Quambatook tnd district who will remember Mr John Clover as an old iden tity. A couple of weeks back he was suddenly laid low with pleu ) isy, and was removed to the Jnglewood Hospital, but the suf ierjr brea.h.d his last shortly after reaching that institution. Dece...
THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1914 TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
OUR MOTTO : Truth is great, and will prevail WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21.1914 TO OUR READERS. We desire to notify our readers that the firm of Kinder and P&lt; ge has baen dissolved by m'uti al const nt. The Quambatook Times and thj and Chillingollah Star will in future be conducted by Thomas Page and'Son. We sincercly thank our many sub scribers and supporters for their assistance to us in the past, and trust that this will be continued. We areat,present in the n-,i.3st of a bad season, but, this will pass away in time, and we'have a brighter future to loDk forward to.' The Star business will be conducted in future at the Quam batook office, and any. communi cations addressed to the Manager or Editor there will receivep: ompt attention.
NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
NEWS SUMMARY Owing to tho drought and the war there aro about 800 mom bora of thv Agricultural Implement Makers' Union out of employment. Tho secretary (Mr. E. F. Ruasoll) stated on Friday that the position wan even worse than prior to tho drought of 1902. The lack of work was-he said, duo mainly to tho fact that/tjro would not ho much de mand for» ;ricultural implement?* this year. matter will l>o considered at tho nevV? meeting of tho union. Tho suggestion of Mr. Cann. Chief Secretary of tho New South Wales Labor party, that 10,000 more men should bo employed in connection with (ho construction of the Kalgoorlic to Port Augusta railway, and that em ployment should be found for another 1000 at the Federal capital, is not like ly to be carried out. "it might not seem difficult to my friend, Mr. Cann, to pile 10,000 more men on the rail way works/' said tho Minister lor Home Affairs on Friday, "but he should recollect that tho" line is being built in a. part of Australia where the...
Association Tennis. OAKVA[?]E v. OUAMBATOOK S. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
Association Tennis. OAKVA'.E v. OUAMBATOOK S. In the District Association competition. Q.ikvale and Quirn batook South met on the latter's court, and an interesting game resulted.", 'Ihe home ladies sup plied afternoon tea, for 'which th >y were '.thanked, on behalf of the Oak vale Club, by Mr P. Ojughhn,. Mr L?o. Schlitz res ponding. Datails are as follow, th) Oak vale players being m:n tionel first:— Gent's Doubles. P. Couglilan and W. Gardiner beat Leo. Schlitz and W. Richards, 30-/5. J. Furcy and M. Gardiner beat F. Doyle and W. Davy, 10-5. P. Coughlan and W. Gardiner beat F. Doyle and VV. Davy, 10-4. .J. 1'urey and M. Gardiner beat I&lt;. Schlitz and VV. Richards, 10.5. Ladies'' Doubles. Misses if, ar.d A. Furcy lost to Alisses Davy and M. Sch'.itz, 50. Mixed Doublks. P. Ccuglilan and Miss A. Filrey' lost to F. Doyle and Miss Davy, 3-0. W. Gardiner and Mi.-s If. Furey beat L. and Miss Schlitz, B-3. .Total game3 : — (Jakvale. 54; South Quambatook, ill.
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (Bj "Bustiom.") Tho Control Woather Uuroau'a aum* mary of tho condition of »tock, cropi, pastures, wator supply, etc., at tho'oml of the month of September, based upon tho roportB roceivod from tho motooro logical observers throughout the Stato of Victoria, is, for tho most part, uot cheerful reading. It states that for the grout inland wheat aud shoop-pro dueing areas, known as tho Wiuunora, Malice, and Northern country, embrac ing all the north-western and northorn plaiu couutry from the Lower Ovens to tho head of the Glonelg Kivor and South Australian border, prospocta at the end of September were gloomy in tho extrouie, An a rule, evon in the worst of seasons, flame district** in an area ho largo have something encourag iug to show, but on this occasion prac tically all Hcom to have had tho »arao disastrous experience. Tho following report from Kaariinba pithily summar ises an all but universal opinion:— 4 4 Failure in everything sums up the position here. No c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
GREAT JEWELLERY SALE. In order to copo -.villi otir lar>;L- lnisities.-; we !i:ive decided to re model our premises. The builders >vi!l step in shortly. We must > therefore l;iru tlie stock over. FOR ONE MONTH ONLY 5SE* 3s in the £ off marked prices. 3s in the £ off marked prices. Our Electro Piatod Ware must no regardless of what it cost us at 20 to 25 per cent, off marked prices. Do not miss this opportunity. THE BEEHIVE WATCH COMPANY, 306 HARGREAVES STREET : ■■HHBnaBBHBnBHHHHHet. $351 'Phone 37b. C. J. KIRKBY, Msilnager. [ The L Great 1 Defender Hearne's Bronchitis Cure. —TMDO/VT* Hearne's Bronchitis Cure Those who have taken this mcdicine are amazed at ils splendid healing power. Sufferers from Bronchitis, Cough, Croup, Asthma, Hoarseness, Difficulty of Breathing, Pain or Soreness in the chest, experience delightful and rapid relief, and to those whf. ?.re subject to Colds on the Chest it is invaluable, as it effects a complete curt-. It is most comforting in allaying I...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (Freia tur Sptcial Correspondent) Ono of the moat annoying tourcet of loss in that causod by pilforing of good* entrusted to the Bailway Department for transit. The Department doei all poSBible to detoct and weed out the per petrators, and had a braco of thorn be t'oro Judge Kugleston the other day. The judgo took the right view of a class of crimes tho number of which ho de scribed as awful, and calling for rigor ous punishinont. Ho said there must be a gang of thieves of tho moBt de» pernto description operating on tho rail ways. They had to a largo extent baffled the officers employed in sheet ing home tho thefts. The last time that he presided in that court a railway servant was proved to have had £70 worth of stolen goods in his possession. The judge who adjudicated at tho next sittings of tho Court bad boon ever more severe than ho had been in rogard to his punishment for this class of offence. At the present Bittings o£ the Court no fewer than oight charges a...
Sheep Dip Assocaition. SIGNS OF THE TIMES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
S.'ieep Dip Asscc'at'on. SIGNS OF THE TIMES. A meeting of shai e'o'.del's in the Quam'oatook Sheep Dip Asso ciation was hi Id in the Mechanics' reading-room on Thursday'after-, noon, when there were present:—" Mr J. Cou^h.'sin (President) in the chair, Messrs D^n Gardiner, E. Moore, It.-Fleming, C. Shaw, Forrester, Doyle and the secre tary (Mr Hy Griffith). The minute? of previous meet ing were confirmed on the motion of Mersrs Moore and Forrester. Correspondence relative to dip ping, one letter from Quamba toolc South being as-"follows.':— "Our sheep are.too high in the bone to travel to the Dip and back, and grave - diggers are scarce. Tne ground is too hard, and I do not think I can get any one to pray for them if they die. I am baith deed swear and cranky ill o' praying for them mysel'. We will have to leave them for a while." The correspondence was re ceived on the motion of Messrs Doyle and Moore. Mr Dan Gardiner queried whether it would be advisable to dip sheep this season. ...
Merit Acknowledged. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
Merit Acknowledged. An honor, not withoutprecedent but very rare in the Presbyterian Church, has (says the Rushworth "Chronicle")been conferred upon Mr James Raft", of the Rushworlh ■Presbyterian Church. At the recent Assembly of the Presby terian Church of Australia, held at Brisbane, ordination was granted Mr Rail' conditionally upon attendance for one year at lectures and without having- to pass any examination at all. The departure from established re quirements is the recognition by the Assembly of the highly meritorious work ^performed by Mr Raft' as a Home Missionary. Many people in this district will view with pleasure Mr Raff's full ordinal ion as a Presbyterian Minister. — The gentleman under notice is the father of Mr G. Raft", so well and favorably known in Qucm ba took, not alone among the adherents of the Presbyterian Church,' but all denominations/
SPLENDID PATR[?]OT[?]SM. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
SPLENDID PATRiOTiSM. Fity fat bullocks, presented by Mr S. Kidman, were sold at Bruce auction at the Newmarket sate yards last Wedncs Jay by Messrs J. M. Peck and J3ons, in eid of the fund to-provide a cargo of meat for distribution among the destitute Belgians at Christmas. The sum of £965 16s Sd was realised. Mr Harry Peck, the auctioneer, mentioned that,Mr. Kidman was giving 125 cattle for sale in the various States in aid of the fund. He (Mr Peek) appealed to the trade to assist.in giving at least one good meal at Christmas to the gallant Belgians, who had fought so pluckily against an army of "scientific barbarians." For the first bullock offered £15 was bid by Mr William Glen denning. It was then handed back for re-sale, and, by bids tapering down from £10 to 10s, the sum of £12G was. realised. The other bullocks were then sold at an average of £13 Gs 4d.
CANNIE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
C ANN I E. (From Our Correspondent). A goodly number of people turned out to witness the various events. in connection with the local Sunday school picnic. The superintendent and parents de serve credit for doing all they could to make the day a pleasant one for the children, as do the handicappers (Messrs.-L. and II. Williamson and J. Wall.) The ladies kindly undertook the pro vidingof the commissariat, which, needless to remark, was done full justice to. The successful com petitors in the various events were Little Girls-Lila Mar.n 1, Elsie Bennett 2; Big Girls Lizzie Bennett 1, Florrie Kendall 2; Little Boys--Archie Kendall 1, Victor Holt 2: Big Boys—Percy Willoughby 1, Percy Bennett 2; Girls — Evelyn Spence 1, May Kendall 2 ; Girls—Mollie Holt 1, May Holt 2 ; Button Race - Maud Kendall 1, Lizzie Bennett 2 ; But ton Race—Percy Bennett 1; Er nie Crane 2 ; Young Ladies' Race —Mies S.-\Vain, Miss P. Gould 2 ; Young Men's Race—L. Wil liamson L J. Wall 2 ; Mixed Race —Bruce Mann 1 ; M...
WEIR COMPLETED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
WEIR COMPLETED. The satisfactory information readied us this morning that the temporary weir on the Murray was completed last Monday. This will supply Lakes Baker and Boga and thence into Lontj Lake. The Long Lake pump hns not yet cersed operations, though the water is very low and l.ot too good for domestic purposes. The supply to come ficm tie weir under notice should, therefore, he appreciated. ,
QUAMBATOOK COMMITTEE TAKES ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
, QUAMBATOOK COMMITTEE TAKES-ACTION. Immediately the above became known, Mr Alex. Rogers, secre tary to the local movement, tele graphed Mr My. Angus, M.L.A., as follows:— "Interview Mead. Insist water for Quambatook. Swan Hill ob jects. Channel finished." The secretary also sent a fur ther wire, as under, to Mr El wood Mead "Swan Hill people stopping water to Quambatook. We expect you keep piomise." [Tlvs latter alludes to Mr El wood Mead's promise, in public meeting assembled at Quamba took, that water would be forth with available en completion of channels ] In a previous communication, Mr Antrus wired that the Treasu rer had agreed to grant £ for £ raised locally, to whic'.i Mr Rogers replied : - : "Cannotcntertain. Must have £150. Arrange deputation" Nov. 4, forenoon."
HIS WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 21 October 1914
(By Stephon Fronch Whitman.) *• was a yhabby little middle-aged wau—one of that innumerable, host whose dull, irresolute face* anil lax, lethargic bodies pathetically publish them as failures. Ami the unkempt ness of his rusty grey hair, the dingi ness of hia coarso skin, the uuclennness of his blunt linger tips, the staius on his threadbare coat lapels aud the grimy glaze on his linen uil were symp toms expressing poignantly his npathe tic acquaintance in that destiny. In that struggle for which Fate had prepared him in mind and spirit so inefficiently he had been long since well beaten into a pattern for submission and drudgery. Now, at least, he was irrevocably a poor machine none too accurate even for small performances, doing whatever task was set for him by those who, because they were everything that he was not, controlled his mean and trifling fortunes, AH day long ho worked in a big room full of desks and active young men, where the clerical business of a great factory was ...