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DISTRICT NEWS LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

DISTRICT_NEWS (From Our Own Corrrspomlunts), LALBERT. The Rev. Crookston, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, gave a very interesting lecture to a large audience in the Presbyter ian church on Thursday night, 19th inst. His lecture was on his trip through Palestine. Canon Tucker is to give an ad dress in the Mechanics' Institute on Thursday night. The annual picnic in connection with the Church of England Sunday School is to be held in the Recreation reserve on Saturday, ..5th December. As the promoters are now hard at work it requires only a fine clay when the children • will be given a fine treat. The Mallee Relief Board sat in Lalbert on Thursday last, when a number of>farmers made appli cation for seed wheat for next year. The Board gave everyone who applied a good hearing and the majority went home rejoicing that some seed for next year's . cropping was assured. . 'Captain Gray, of the Salvation Army, is to visit here on Sunday next, and is giving a lantern ser vice in the...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

MELBOURNE LETTER (Fiom our Special Corrosponiluiit.) Tho raids of the military authorities under the Trading with the Knemy Act, do not seem to have been taken without warrant. II is quite plain from tho little that has been revealed that there is a danger of Australia being made a miiutc of supply, through round-about avenues, of course, of some of tho tilings the enemy needs. Another l'aet demonstrated by the raids is that we are awakening, if slowly, to the neces sity for taking the war more seriously and realising more l'ully the menace that lies iu leaving all sorts of facili ties open for the many agents of the enemy who are in our midst aad who lind material for amusement as well as prolit in our childlike' trust. The action of the authorities natur ally gives stimulus to the fabricators of the rumors that are always rife. The morbid-minded who derive some re markable sort of pleasure from promul gating scare stories are always ready to avail themselves of any incident cal cu...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Highway Robbery. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

Highway Robbery. - The " bail up" demand is not often heard now, but on Friday last this cccurred near Bunda berg (Q), where Horace Young, who was travelling in a motor car with £2000 on board to pay the wages of the Fairymead Plantation hands, was stopped by two men wearing: masks and armed with revolvers, who de manded the money, which was handed over. The car was then disabled and the highwaymen made off. The police were com municated with by telephone and they were soon on the track of the robbers, who were captured, and the booty recovered. The men. were, recent employees at Fairymead.

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

OF RURAL INTEREST I (By "Rnsticns.") Thcro cannot 1 »t; tt»o many mean* of guarding against droughts and the building- up of varieties of wheat that will give rcsuiU with a minimum of moisture is one of the best of thorn. The possibilities that lie in this direction are indicated by results reported from the Malice. A sample of new wheat was received in Melbourne last week, grown by Mr. It. .1. Cox, of Sua Luke. The sample is of the variety known as '' l-Vderat ion," and the quality has created general surprise, for tho grain is of exceptionally good color, fairly plump, and contains ail the attributes that go to make up good milling wheat. The grower has written to say that the •Top from which thi>J sample was taken is yielding ten bushels to the acre, and as evidence of the drought-resisting propensities of the variety, it. is stated that this district had less than one inch of rain. J^ome of the crops in the dis trict are yielding 1"> bushels to the acre, and the pleasing f...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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QUAMBATOOK SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

QUAMBATOOK SOUTH. At a meeting of the Ouambatook South Tennis Club held during cheweelt, it was decided to hold a Mixed Doubles Open Handicap TournamLiit, to be played on the local court on 2nd De cember. Entrance fee is 2s each, all entries to-be in the hands of the secre tary not later than November 30th. |

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

CYCLING. In the six days teams bicycle race at New York two Aus tralians, A. T. Goullet (Victoria) and A. Y. Grenda (Tasmania), secured the honor of first place, with Ivor Lawson (U.S.A.) and Crohack (Poland) second. M'Na mara (Australia) and Moran (U.S.A.) were third. Goullet was successful in the same event last year.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

33 YEARS IN THE MELBOURNE TRAMWAY SERVICE. A CLEMENTS TONIC LETTER. " Many Officials in the Melbourne Tram way Service can Confirm This Testi mony, which all Victorian Railway Service Men should Read. In certain periods of the year the weak-chested man or woman goes down to influenz'i and other chest ailments. They cannot be too careful. Here is an instance where influenza was followed by pleurisy, but this great medicine, as usual, worked wonder3 in restoring health. Read this letter (written from 42 Bladen-street, East Brunswick, Mel bourne, 2/4/'12) CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. r "The end of December 1911,1 caught cold, and \v£3 laid up with pleuriiy, which became serious. Two doctors attended me ; for three days my tem perature was 104deg. My life was despaired of, but through the doctor's advice I live to-duy. He advised my wife to get Clements Tonic for me that 'there was iife in that medicine.' 1 am convinced that when he Baid • LIFE IN CLEMENTS' they were the truest words he ever utt...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SPORTING NOTES. THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

SPORTING NOTES. (By Ramsler.) THE GUN. On Saturday last there were eleven competitors in a 10-bird sweepstake at cby pigeons in the Quambatook Reserve. The shoot ing was r.ithar below previous parformances oi the whole, only the first and second making any show at all. M. Coughlin was again successful, and downed ei^ht of his 10 "birds," and L. Cooper missed three. When the shooters get more used to the flight of the clays" there will some better practice shown. The scores were M. Couglilin 1,1,1,0,1,1,1,1,1,0-8 •L.Cooper ... 1,0,0,0,1,1,1,1,1,1-7 Dr Burke-GafTney 1.1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0-4 D. Gardiner 1,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0-3 M. llarkin ... 0,0 1,0 0,0,0,0,1,1—3 R. F. Piilgeon ... 1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0-3 C. Crump ... 0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,0—3 R. Carruthers had two kills, R. Moore and "Jimmy" one each, and E. Doiman missed the lot. On Saturday afternoon the second shoot in the Silver Cup compr lici'j:*. be shot of? at QuamUiloek at sparrows. firs! J'O- n a J c.-.VteivnrVr1 iiy'SiT"'- T Coughlin, ...

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TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

TENNIS. The first roind of the mixed doubles tournament arranged by the local club, was completed yesterday afternoon. Some ex ceedingly close contests were witnessed, and it is phasing to note that the tournament has had the effect of creating a good deal of interest in the tennis club. The following are the results of the first round : — Mr Raff and Miss Shaw beat MrMan gan and Mis' Fe^an, 10 9. Mr Wood a d A rs Cottrell be a'; Mr Gearing anu Mi;s Lsurnside, 10-8 Dr Burke-Gaffn y end Mies Stares bei.t Mr Shaw aid Miss John!on, 10-9. Mr and Mrs Uougla-beat Mr Dunstan and Miss Roberts, 10-5. Mr Radr.e!' and Mrs Good beat Mr Grenfell and Miss K- Rodgers, 10-3. Mr Gordon and \;iss Hanson a bye. Draw for second round Mr Wood and Mrs Cottrell v. Dr Burke-Gaffney and Miss Stares; Mr KafT and Miss Shaw v. Mr and Mrs Douglas; MrRnd re'l and Mrs Go.d v. Mr Gordon and Miss Hanson. The second round of this tournament must be played by the 2Slh inst. at the latest. Any match not played by then...

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FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE HOW SOME SECURED SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

FIVE RULES FOR FORTUNE IIOW SOME SECUIiED SUCCESS. 1. Cultivate and perfect yaur ideas Kxperimont. The world io eager for something now, which, however, sim ple it may bo, wil] save labor, or ex pense, or do things better. Let it be more convenient, or promote pleasure ; reduco waste. j I Peoplo who handle things in every ! I day use aro the natural inventors 0/ hotter things, and the natural capital ists of to-morrow. Head the splendid advice that Edison gives. Learn tho procedure as to pa tenting in tho chief countries,—then •■ecuro your own legal monopoly for your right* by becoming a patentee. 2. If that workman or foremn , or your ingenious friend has produced a clever invention put him on the track of fawouo and wealthy inventors. Mr. F. Townsend, an editor, says the "Inventors Guide," "1 am recom mended it strongly to friends. Best of the kind 1 havo Been. It should do a lot of good. It should do a lot of good. It is an incentive to about by tolling him where he can obtain th...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

INSURE WITH THE ASSURANCE CO LIMITED. FOE FIRE, ACCIDENT, EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY, WORKERS' 0OMPEN . . . SATION INSURANCE. . . ACTIVE AGENTS WANTED WHERE NOT REPRESENTED. Full Particulars on application to DALGETY © CO. LTD., MELBOURNE. 'Managers for Victoria.) W. MORGAN & CO., '250-6 SWANSTON ST., MELBOURNE Telephone, 1006. Manufacturers of Tents, Tarpaulina, Rick ©overs, Flags, etc. Also, all of tbo nbovo can be had on hire. Veran dah and Window Blinds a Specialty. Importers of Canvas, Duckt Twine, Bunting, etc. e»ed®©G8oee®eeeeaeeoewM» fc E. millerI S AND CO., S s The X 1 FURNITURE } • REMOVERS & STORERS, • 2 317 COLLINS STREST, § MELBOURNE. 'Phones 9278—9279. Large number Vans constantly travelling country; wo want back loading. Write us. If railing, consign to us, Spencer Street, and advise. Stores, Brick, subdivided ia small rooms at current rates. VANS RETURNINfl At Early Dates FROM Sale, Traralgon, Bairnsdale, War ragul. Pakcnham, Geelong, Cam perdown, Colac, He...

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OXYGEN AS FOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

UA11 HON AS MI'JU. Ilreathe «:r always. In th« a m.ist imp >r;ant physiological process 9-;:ji, is from ltt;ro that Iho blood laden willi oxygeusia .sent tc Hll parts of ihe body, giving oft alonw its course its oxygen, and taking up carbonic acid gas, wnich it brings at hut to the hmgs, when it is cast out iu expiration. ;AIore oxygen is takui iu by inipinuvjii, and the same process is repeated. So let your breathing be full and deep, going to the very bottom of the lungs, iu order that all of the blood in Uieiii may receive its full amount of oxygen before again starting upon its tour of distribution through the body. Can one use any more forcible argu ment in favour of loose clothing than thisi' it is absolutely impossible to secure plenty of oxygen if tlie clothiiifj is worn at, all tight, and oxygen is a food which the body must have alwtiyj in abundance to keep well. The air leaving the Jungs is Jader. with that deadly poison, carbonic acid gas, which, :f givcn,ofI in a clo...

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NOT NEEDED TWICE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

NOT NEEDED TWICB. Ho was a village blacksmith, and a brawny ono At * h.itj but instoad of .standing beneath th« chestnut treo he w;w iu the forge, looking after "dib lets." "Do 'eo like this better'n ploughing, Joe?'' ho «iid to his now assistant;, who started only that morning. Between the living fcparkn ami bangs of tho anTii Ji* gave him a shcopi6h grin, signifying his approval of the change of occupation. "Ye're not holdin' that yero hammer ijiiito right," went on tho blaoksmitb, uftor casting a critical eyo on his mate's mighty slodge strokes. "Hold it a. littlo lower down." And ha v«nt on shooing a horso. Joo held it a little lower down, and, losiHg his rtingo, landed a mighty blow on the back of tho blacksmith's hood. "You clumsy brute I" yelled that worthy, as he hold his bashed cranium betwueu hie handBj amid an agony of groans. "You'vo nigh killed m#l" j With oprn mouth Joo surreyed his handiwork, then said slowly : "Yo'ro makin' a moighty fnia; tliat'a tho fln-t toimo I'v...

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AN INVITATION TO THE LORD. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

AN INVITATION TO THE LORD. An amusing story is told of one homely Yorkshiroraan who made one of the pUgrime to'Canterbury recently. The visit to Lord Norfchbourne's 6®&t was drawing to a close; and this man, like everybody else, had bean charmcd by tlio courtesy of his noble host. Just boforo getting into the conveyance that waa to tako him back to Can terbury, ho said something to one of the house servants which led that wor thy to say: "If ever I'm in York*hiro I'll look you up." "Do," was the earnest response. "An* if ye can, bring tho Lord wi' thee. Mo muther'd bo reet glad to see 'im.'1

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WASHED WHILE YOU WAIT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

WASHED WHILE YOD WAIT. In one of uho lurgo hospitals of Ame rkw, thoro is * tvuitrug room ivhere pa tients sit until room or v&rds ore as signed to thtm, and whero Tiaitora waiting their turns to vial friends or relatives who aro sick tlioro. One morning a boy stuck his head in the doorway and shoutod: "Air. Anderson I" 'lVo mm started up. One Btepped foriyard quickly and followed tha boy and the other dropped baok into hw seat. Tho boy led Air. Anderson to a small room on tha third floor and Anderson wout in. Two doctors war© there, surrounded by all sorts of terri liyiug apparatus. "Anderaoni"' asked one of the doc tors. "Yes, sir." "Couio hero and have your stomach washed out." "liut," protested Ancffcrson wildly, "I don't want my stomach washed out." '"That's what they all say!" retorted tho doctor. "Grab turn!" And they took Anderson, shoved him into a chair, and in a twinkling had a stomach pump in him. After the operation tho doctor looked sternly at the wilted and th...

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LAW AND JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

LAW AND JUSTICE. H<-rt Brown was a bricklayor whose even lifo had gone on uneventfully until ono Kid (lay ho foil off a high scaffolding, ami had to bo taken to tho hospital. Now, tho BCiiliolding was faulty, unci Brown had a good case for compensa tion ; bo, as soon as ho «>uld walk, ho betook him to a lawyer and laid hi ca.so boforo him. Tho owners of tho scaffolding con tested the case—as is tho way with owners—and in duo course Brown an<l his solicitor made their way to the court, when tho jury ^warded thti bruised bricklayor compensation to tho cxtont of £20. In groat jubilation Brown'Toturnod to tho solicitor's olBoo. It wa« then that the man of law really got t<j busi ness .. His covte and out-of-pocket ex penses amounted to £18/19/10. The balance lie handed over to Brown, ac companied by a nioo littlo speech. Browu looked dosed. "B.v-tho-way," ho askod, "Which of us two was it who fell off that tliore scaffold ?" Kor acid soils drainage is...

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ROBBER WEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

ROBBER WEEDS. j ^From 'Wlonard's A.tt.Ct of Kittiotml j Munuriiiy.'') Wcuiia lire tliu bugbear and the curse or agriculture. It is high time Unit tin' agriculturist recognised tfao iuviii* rible truth thai the 4 ur.se is solMnlliet c' 1 j and, therefore, he 0,111 remove it aud is responsible for its removal, bo i'iiiihi* ho is responsible for its presence. The blame for the weeds in his cultiva tion paddock and pasture rests entirely on him. ijot- there be no mistaUo 011 iiiis poin'. Nature solids weeds as the j iK iialjy Tor shortcomings in practice, | itnd always make* the punishment lit I tlie crime. There is no dodging natural i.T.v: it is simply waste of time. Nu 111! 1 ■ methods an- changeless and tire loss, nnd her policy is simply to keep ..>11 increasing the penalty until the law of equilibrium is obeyed' by the action of tliH agriculturist in restoring the lulaiu-e of i'ltilitv Jo the soil penal :.;ed with a growth of robber weeds. Theiv is excuse for weeds being presen...

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INGENIOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

INGENIOUS. | The following >tory (ohicr iroin mu. | Alrien: Tho two sons of a minister were . out >pritif;-hare shooting. Two glar ing cyufi were soon in the darkness, and I hang wfiit tho shotgun. Almost im | Vicious of their father's "iiRor ro?e j forth and ;i .second shot was fired. On walking to the spot the lads found they | had shot n nuiro and foal. I Vision* of their father's anger ro&o i hyfnro them. but in * certain *en>e . their ingenuity ifi to be admired. With lighted matches thoy scorched the hair I on both tho animals and announced { that they had he<*n struck hv lipht ning! f'ockends to he fattened for the mar lift, should ho fed well from tho firat, and confine them in a omall .space. Tliov will bo profitable only whon turned oft' f in tho shortCBt posBlblo poriod.

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BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

BREVITIES. A new giant engine with eighteen wheel* has been put into use on the French railways. It has no tender, but can storu eight ton« of coal and twelve cubic yards water. fti speed is seventy tnilen an hour. The Church of the Holy Ghost at Heidelberg is the only ono in the world in which both Protestant and Roman Catholic service® are held at the parae time. A partition wall in the centre separates the two congregations. Two blind crew? with coxswain* with sight took part a few daya ago in a boat race on the river Severn. They were composed of paat and present stu dents of the College for the Higher Education of the Blind, Woreoste*. Water covers about two-thirds of the earth'? Hurfac® to an average depth of about 12,HOW feet. When distilled to absolute purity it ia almost a non-con dnetor of electricity. In freezing its volume increases by one-eleventh that of the liquid Most people are aware of the power of eggshells to resist external pressure on the ends, but not many wou...

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THE SWORD OF PEACE. WHY GERMAN MILITARISM MUST FALL. CIVILISATION'S INTOLERABLE BURDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 November 1914

| THE SWORD OF PEACE. WHY GEli.MAN MILITAIUSM MUST FALL. G1V1 LIB AT J ON'S I XTOLKKA IIL K BUKDKN". (By II. G. Wells, in the London 4'Daily News and Leador.") At last the intolerable tension is over ami Europe is at war. The mon strous vanity that was begotten ba ttle easy victories of '70 ami '71 has challenged the world, and Germany pre pares to reap the harvest. Bismarck sowed. That tiaiupling, drilling fool ery in tho heart of Europe, that has arrested civilisation anil darkened the hopes of mankind for forty years, Ger man Imperialism, German militarism, has struck its inevitable blow. The victory of Germany will mean the per manent enthronement of tho War God over all human alfairs. The defoat of : Germany may open the way to disar mament'and peace throughout the earth. To those who love pence there can Iw no other hope in the present conllict than tho defeat, the utter discrediting, of the German legend, the ending for Xooii and all of the blood and iron supur <t ...

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