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Mr Wragge's Forecast. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

SVJr Wragge's Forecast. In view of the alir.orma'.ly dry wea t'.iev conditions being experienced at present, a forecast mails by Mr Clement Wrngge in 1912 maUc-s interest ing reading. Writing-'from liinalong, in Now South Wales,' un'der date 2Sth April, 1912, Mi- Wragge gaveforth the following prediction ; • " The troueh or worst of lho under average rainfall period or 'drought,' predicted eight'years ago as likc-ly to occur in 1912 i3 now affecting conti nental Australia. Although interven ing rains will fall owing to lunar tides tending to counteract the main operat ing solar factors, yet 'drought' as a chief feature wiiij'.continuo to prevail ovcrMiiland regions generally. Tlm3, we^Vepeat,.. farmers' and pastoralists should conserve their resources, from wells and dam creek lets. Intervening rain water will become too precious to waste. Gradually from 1913 {he mean average curve will rise, but under aver age precipitation is likely to obtain • inland till iibcut.1015, near which ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EAST QUAMBATOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

EAST QUAMBATOOK. (From Oar Correspondent.) Sabbath, 25th October, has passed but ha? left behind its good impres -ion3. It was the 1st anniversary day celebrated in the history of the Sunday Sehcol. Some twelve months ago the school was established with 12 children, md since then it has grown in every •v.iy. To the 1st -anniversary service then parents, children, teachers and friends looked forward with much pleasure. Under the conduetorship of Miss Hansen, Mrs Wall, Messrs J. Hosking and G. Kubb the children were prepared to sing the praise portion of the service, and although there was little time for preparation they tried hard and succeeded we>l introducing tie sweet strains thnt come from chil dren's voices. The attendance at the place of worship was splendid, and this speaks assuredly of the interest in the spiritual welfare of the children. With out hesitation, it may be truly said that our 1st anniversary day ended quite successfully, and will always be counted a memorabl...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ULTIMA. Ultima—Swan Hill Telephone. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

ULTIMA. Ultima— Sivan Hill Telephone. Mr S. Sampson, M.H.R , in a letter to Mr G. J. Brunnen, states that ten ders for the supply of poles for tills' line are now being gazetted, and it shc-uid nut be ling before a start is made with tha construction," which he recognises will bo of such great impor tance, as it will link up lines hitherto beyond the reach of each other. New Post Office Needed. Mr Sampson, M.H.It., has promised to push the claims of Ultima for the erection of the Post Office, which was promised some time back by tha- au thorities. If this work be taken in hand, it will mean a lot of employment being given in the district, so the Shire Council should be urged; through its representatives, to support the claim — goodness knows it is needed—for the present Post Office quarters are alto gether inadequate and none too healthy in so hot a climate. Poisonous Weed. An unfortunate experience befel Mr J. Dwyer, of Bulabul, last week. He was taking some sheep by road from Chil...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

ORDINARY MEETING. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. The chairman thought they had better take a vote on., the proposal and they would then get the feeling of the people. He consiiered they would be getting very little value for their money if they accepted the proposed scheme.. They had a large reser voir made but it has-proved of little value. -The water from Long Lake would hold better in the tank, than the Avo:-a water. He had it on good authority that they had a fair chance of getting water from the Waranga if they only agitated for it. Personally he thought t':ey >vould be paying too much -for- the water from scheme suggested. . Mr. Whitehead moved, That the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission • be i s'ted ..to go on with the proposed weir and chan nelling at South QuarnbatDok. Mr .Ropers,' in seconding the motion, said there wa; no possi bility of getting water from Waranua. as there was not suffi cient in the reservoir l'or those waiting for it now....

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

What is Supporting the ' Local Press ? , What is supporting the local press:— Is it sending complimentary tickets and handbills (printed in other towns) with "a 'request to Attend and give a report (for thegood of thecause) of the concert, social, demonstration or religious meeting'when the same has not been advertised in the local paper? Ah.! no, my de:ir bretheni, it is not. Is it supporting 'the pre s to give one inch, " advt " and want a i.*2 report? No, my dourly beloved brethevn, the perspiring; journalist cannot wish his hands in innoeenc.v and find bread, &e., fur his fmnilf is ksse or pas.sk, pay rent, wages, taxes, and other heavy charges, unless he is supported decently, unless all minting'be kept in the district, or unless lie receives good advertising support. Notwithstanding !! custom very largely followed, I sav don't bo me., 11. with the press—encourage it and support it;- don't send work out >>t the distrnt. . ltcniem ber the press is what you mske it....

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Irrigation Scheme At Quambatook South. States Rivers' Officer Explains. No Storage Arranged For. SCHEME REJECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

At Quambatook South. States Rivera' Officer Explains. No Storage Arranged For. SCHEME REJECTED. A public meeting to hear an explanation from Mr Berry, an officer of the States Rivers and 1 Water Supply, on the proposed j irrigation scheme at South Quam batook was held in the Mechanics Hall on Saturday evening. Mr J. B. Mann (President of the newly-formed Quam batook and District Water League) presided, f and ahout 50 gentlemen were present. The Chairman stated that at their last meeting it was decided to invite an officer of the State Rivers Commission to visit Quam batook and explain the proposed irrigation scheme at South Quam z batook, and Mr Berry was pres ent to give any information le quired. Mr Berry was then introduced, and suggested th^t the secretary should read the report which had been prepared and which was put in concise form. The report was as follows :— AVOCA WATER TRUST. PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS TO WORKS. The district of this Trust is confined to two comparatively narr...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GENT'S SINGLES TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

Gent's Singles Tournament. 'j First Round—Coulson'- beat ' Radne'l Dunstan beat Raff; Burke-Gaftney beat Douglas, Wood a bye. "Second Round — Coulson beat Gordon, Burke-GaiTney beat Grenfel,- Wood beat Dunstan. Third Round — Burke-GafFmy beat Wood, Coulson a bye. Coulson and Burke-GalFney have now to mc.-t in the final. During ths tournament some very close and interesting-games \vcr<. played, and members took great interest in the games throughout; - - ' ' ■:

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ROVERS v. QUAMBATOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

Rovers v." Quambatook. Played at Quambatook on Saturday, 7th mst. * Wall and EIH3 (Rovers) beat Dunstan and Burke-Gaffney, 10—5 ; Wall and Ellis beat Douglas and Gearing:. 10—8; W. and A. Holt lost to Duns'an and Burke-Gaffney, 9—10; W. and A. Holt beat Douglas and Gearing', 10—9; Misses Kennedy and Griffin lost to Mesdames Douglas, and Cottrell, 4-G; Miss Kennedy and Wall beat. Mrs Cot trell and Dunstan, 6—1; Miss Griffir, and Holt lost to Mr and Mrs Douglas, 1—6. Tvtalsr—Rovers, 53; Quambatook, 45. Afternoon tea was provided by the ladies. Mr A. Holt briefly thanked the Quambatook ladies, and Mr. Douglas re sponded. - - ■

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. « • MONTHLY MEETING At the usual monthly meeting of the ■ Quambatook Mechanics' Institute there were present Mr J. C. Whitehead (President), Messrs. Adamthwaite, Muldoon, D. Keating, C Shaw and the secretary (Mr J. Fradd.) Report. The Secretary reported prod ring 14 fresh gums to take the place of those ruined by rabbits ; also, wire netting. A couple of pines ha'd been destroyed, one of them baing deliberately torn up and thrown on one side.—Books had been chosen by the sub committe appointed, but the list had not yet been supplied. Street Lights. The President asked if the town lamplighter had been writ ten to regarding the lamp oppo site the Institute. The Secretary : Yes. •'Mr Muldoon : I want to speak on this. I don't know what part of the duty of the Mechanics' committee it is to write about the street lighting! The President: The light op posite the Mechanics wasn't good. Mr Muldoon : Why not go to the Council ? It is outside any business of the Mechanic...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

THE GUN. Eleven competitors toed the mark for a live-bird Sweep. 011 the local reserve last Saturday afternoon,- when Mr Dan Gardiner, of Oakvale, came out on top, having gone through without, a miss. A quartette of Bhooters tied for second place with four birds, and, as the spar rows- had run out, the knights of the trigger agreed to donate second h oney to the club. The President of the club (Mr John Coughlan) was invited to try his prowess oa the only bird left, and lie killed first barrel. Details of the shoot:— D. Gardiner, . 1,1,1,1,1.- 5 C. Shaw, ... 1,1,1,1,0.-4 T. Dumphy,. - ' . 1.1,1,0,1.-4 Dr Burke-Gaffney, 0,1,1,1,1.-4 E. Cottrell, : ... \ 1,0,1,1,1.-4 • M. Coughlin, ... 1,0,1,1,0.-3 G. Darker, ...' 0,1,0,1 ;1.—3 A. Rogers,... - ... .1,0,0,1,1.— 3 R. Moore, ... ... 0,0,1,1,0.-2 D. O'Callaghan,. ... 0,1.1,0,0 —2 L. Cooper, ...^ ... " 0,0,0,0,1.-1

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LINSEED. AS A MILK SUBSTITUTE FOR CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

linseed. AS A MILK SUBSTITUTE VOK CALVKS. A (outlet hits been issued by the British Hoard of Agriculture ou sub stitutes for milk fat, and milk tor calves. Prominence is given to lin seed. It says.—Ground linseed cuke is also referred to, but it is correctly pointed out that ground liusecd cake is uot sufliciently rich in oil to make up the requisite amount of fatty mat ter when added to separated milk. Further, in America much calf roaring is done and recommended by the De partment of Agriculture in the form of feeding the separated milk and meal separately. The meal is given to the calves in the dry condition, the valves are taught to feed when from seven to ten days old. by placing a little of the grain in tlit 1 r -titer feeding the milk, and in this w.- , thoir atton i,u.. .. to ih»: meal instead of sucking each others' mouths, ears, etc. They soon learn to eat the meal greed ily. The Department state clearly it is nut advisable to mix any starchy meals with the milk. The starc...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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TEACHING THE CALF TO DRINK [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

TEACHING THE CALF TO DRINK Don't* slap him over the jaw if he bites\vour finger. Don't try to starve hiin into submis sion. > . Don't back him into a corner if yon can hel^l it. Don't ;bale hini between your legs.' . Don^t try to drown him in the milk bucket. \ ' i , .Don't ».ay-anything;if .he butts and knocks o\er the.mUkj or jambs your ; lingers, ikvo patience with, the young ster; and ;ct some more milk., It is qutc < natural for'the ealf to butt, and t) turn his. mouth upwards. Ho is only-following his natural in stincts; Yoi;must havo patience or let ibniebno olsi, do the job. Give him your fingers jor the first few times and pour'a little varm milk into his mouth, t,ficn graduall; turu his nose down to the bucket. 1 y- ~ • "* Don't get aurry, romember he is very hungry and in lis'helplessness does not know how to-sitisfy- his natural-wants. You took him away from his mother and must give liim a fair deal as a '•'Poddy." s- 1 \ "

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AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATION IN AUSTRALIA THE PIG INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

AGRICULTURAL CO-OPERATION IN AUSTRALIA (By P. J. CARROLL., Senior inspector, Dairy Produce.) T1IE PIG INDUSTRY. l'ig raising, which is a valuable ad junct to dairying, lias, for tho reasons hereinafter given, been subject to seri ous fluctuations in price, the periods of high and low values coming in cy cles. The operations of large private com panies who were the solo manufacturers of bacou, ami therefore the principal purchasers, were credited with manipu lating the prices to such an extent, wheu the supplies were large, that the values ruliug left uo margin for . the producer. Prices as low as 2d. per pound for pork on its feet were not . uncommon. Young and store piga, as ; well as brood sows, could be had for : the taking away, aud it was not an unusual thiug for the farmer to de stroy whole litters of pigs rather thau rear them at the ruinous prices offer* iug. j it can be readily understood that .uuder such conditions the breediug of pigs was, if not discontinued alto- , geth...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HINTS ON REARING CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

HINTS ON REARING CALVES. (Ily a Practical Australian Farmer). in order to secure strong, healthy calves it is essential that the cow be well eared J'or previous to giving birth. She should bo well fed during her milk ing period, and should have it rest ol* from six to eight weeks prior to calv ing. Jf the enw is milked too close up to the time of calving the ealf will be deprived of its full supply of nutri ment, and the cow's milk yield during tho following lactation period will be greatly rcduced. Dry eows should not be turner! into poor country, but should be kept in good, working condition. If good pas tures are not available, dry cows should be supplied with food of a laxative character, such as bran, lucerne, greenstuff or ensilage. Govs about to ealve should be kept in close, handy paddocks; and if much milk is mado previous to calving the udder should be eased, but not. milked dry. Allow the calf to remain with the cow for one day after birth, so that the cow may clean and f...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BEST CROSS IN PIG BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

BEST CROSS IN PIG BREEDING Tho manager of a leading British Uacon curing firm, in answer to this quesliou, advises the mating of large Yorkshire boai>. with purr or half-bred Berkshire jows, and to mate the re sultant sows back to a pure Berkshire boar. lie thus explains:—"The rea son* for these recommendations will be easily si-en if we consider ihe charac teristics of the two breeds, and the es M!Jitiab ot a good marketable pig. The large York is long bodied and imparts size ami constitution to its progeny, although it lacks proper ham forma tions, a serLous fault on the market. The Berkshire is a much shorter and thicktr pig, not so jobust, but with well-shaped hams, so by tho lirst cross the qualities of both are well combined, and a great improvement on either breed in a pure state, but not until the *ows of this cross are again crossed with the pure itarkshuv boar will the ideal pig be obtained, both for iiuuket and for breeding purposes, marketable for their 517.0 run! sha...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BREAKING IN COLTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

BREAKING IN COLTS. ; Have the colt in a spare box and gee tho baiter on him, and Jot liim come out aide to have a turn by trying to get him to lead. • Then get tho harness, and shake it about him to make him get used to. tho rattle of the chains, ete. Then commence to put the hafrnesB o» bit by. bit, and, as ploughing is mostly the first work,.put him in-between two more horses, all walking in tho furrow, with a man each side leading the colt, and a boy to drive the other two. I* is beat to hare.a front horse that is quist and that keeps his chains tight, at then l .tbc colt will. not have a chance to I plunge about. Teach him to turn at tho ends steadily, and coax him. when bo has to turn at the end of tho fur row." Never use the whip at the begin ning of working the colt,unless it hsi to be usod ta-teach him to stop with the others, and the same at-starting. Bo gentle anS^quibt with him, and h* (will soon know his work, and after th» day's work lead him home apart from and behind|...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
EXPORT OF AUSTRALIAN BUTTER AND CHEESE. HOW THE WAR WILL AFFECT THE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

EXPORT OF}AUSTRALIAN BUTTER AND CHEESE. % HOW TILE AVi® WILL A1TEGT TUB MADE. Mr. G. Suthorlam Thomson, for some timo Government! dairy • export in Queensland; (jut mio has been,'abroad for some years, arlived in Sydney ro contly on a visit tolAustralia, and.gavo his opinion oil the dfect.tho war would have upon the dairying industry, as follows:— ■ • | j .; "France has a lsrgn buttor trado with Britaiu, and thjs willbo at an end while the war last:! High prices for buttor will rule in Britain during the autumn, and this wil bo augmented by an early eloso ."of mo ltussian . buttor - season. It'is difficult to say if tho Danish and Swftdisll supplies will ro maiu undisturbed, bu| it is cortain that the huge cream tradelthat S\vedon,does with Werniany will tease; 'All' things considered from'' tho) present' outlool^, the British buttor luatKet should bo pro fitable to Australia, |s .far as can bo seen. For cheese, tlu prospects are also favorable, owing (p a shortago of meat, and tho ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HINT ON POTATO GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

HINT ON POTATO GROWING. A Scottish fanner famed for his potato crops, when interviewed l>v h representative of the "Scottish Farm er,M explained that a great deal of the success depended on the state of the noil at the time of planting. lie said that despite the old saying, 1 'plant po tatoes whfn the snn shine*," the? plant ing of potatoes when there was not moisture in the soil was bound to end in diimstor. He had always waited for rain before planting, even when that involved late planting, which was often Lis cxporiouco.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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NEWS SUMMARY [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 November 1914

j NEWS SUMMARY Work wil: .shortly bo commenced in connection with tIn* extension to Too luiido oi' the Hamilton to Cavendish railway line. The accessary plant is being taken to the locality, and meu are being engaged. A disastrous lire occurred in a motor parage at Napier (N.Z.;, the damage being estimated at. nearly £lO,UUO. Six- j Wen cars were destroyed, but live others I were rescued. Tiie Executive Council has decided to remove the name of .John Hermann Carl JSehrubring, oi' Milfonl, near Boouah, Queensland, from tho commission of the peace for disloyal conduct, the police having reported that he has uttered dis loyal sentiments. '1 lie Lady Mayores.s( Patriotic League has decided to provide the Victorian tr<mps with 2,<mu or 3,<J0U rabbit skin coats, each coat consisting of J1 skins Hewn on to a cardigan tlannel jacket. Some -H>,iMU) skins will bo required to complete the work. The mounted police at Pyalong and Broadford have had their horse...

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