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Ultima Court of Petty Sessions. (Before Mr P. Bartold, P.M., and Messrs J. O'Brien and J. Ingram; J's.P. DISPUTE ABOUT A PRO, NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

Ultima Court of Petty Sessions. (Before Mr P. Bartold, P.M., and Messrs J. O'Brien and J. In gram; J's.P. DISPUTE ABOUT A I'KO. NOTE. Owing to last court day falling on election clay a great amount of trouble was caused to arrange a Bench," and Constable Buckley was put to no end of trouble on account of two cases calling for special attention being listed, but eventually he managed to arrange with Mr Bartold, the police magis trate for the Swan ilill district, to attend, and he was motored across from Swan Hill by Mr J. It. Gordon, who was interested in both the cases before the court. I After the local court was' con cluded, which was not until 4 o clock, Mr Bartold, Mr Town and Inspector Borsum hastened away cu ort'e,r *-° have a Factories and Shops Act prosecution proceeded with in the Swan Hill court. Ihe most important case lo cally was Amelia Cameron v H. b. and M. A. Cuttle, in which the complainant claimed £24 odd, being amount of pro. note the amount of which he alleged ha...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WOULD CALL AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

WOULD CALL AGAIN. 4 An amusing story is, told of a young doctor nev.lv conimcn:cd in practice, whose appcaranrc did uot indicate either his position or h'.s i ability, beins short, slight, and | clean-shaven, and his voice a light [ tenor. He wanted a Page-boy, and went one day to a registr.y-oflice to ob tain one. He cave the mistress ol the establishment to understand what he wanted. SI12 heard - the words "page-loy," and, jumping: to conclusicn?, asked "What age— about fifteen ? Ever teen in a place before ?" "Xo," he replied,-not understand ing the question, and in too great a hurry to'ask explanations. "Very well. Call agn:n tomor row," h; was told, "and I will see what can bc dcr.c for you." He called next day, in cycle at tyre as before. "Well," said the lady, "we've found a place for vox Mrs. So-and so wants a lad, and I think you'll suit. Weekly \va;es three shlllin.8 and all found. Here's tin address ; go and see her." - . ' Tile- face of the young do:tqr was a study ; but...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

ELTE1M11M, Stock and Station Agents. MELBOURNE OFFICE, •1GS Collins Street. Branches : QuambaTOOK, Boort, Charlton, Wych proof, Kernng, Swan Hill, and Barham (N.S.W.) Auctioneer' Notice. ED. TRENCHARD & CO. BEG to notify to their numerous cli 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 Sales. : They will be pleased to order trucks for Fat Stock for Newmarket, and euperintend the loading of Stock, and will also supply latest information on ths markets. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambateo!: Representative. QUAMBATOOK STOCK SALE. 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. Lalbert Stock Sale. Thoma...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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TENNIS. TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

TENNIS. Tournament. , ' v -'. The somi-linal game' in .connection: w'.th the mixed doubb3 tournament wss played on Saturday last, when Mr Gordon and- Miss Hanson defeated Mr Wood and Mrs Cottrell after a very Iilvii ait. The scores were 10—7. On' Monday afternoon tli3 final game was played, when Mr Cordon and Miss Kan.torn met Mr and Mrs Douglas. A very iioo'tl (jama was witnessed, th3 formj'r pair eventually winning by 10 7. Grjut interest, has been mani fested throughout this tournament, and some line exhibitions of tennis have been s10 • n. ,. In the match for the, world's championship 100 yards sprint at I Manchester, tlie well-known run i ner Aiiplogarlh beat J. Donald I son (Victoria) by six inches in . less than even time, 10 sees. I A remarkable ease is reported from ! Fy.lnoy. where it transpires that a mail ' named Walter Livingstone, of Balmain, has had both his legs amputated as (he result of the bite from a fly. The bito caused blood poisoning.

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1914. Mails. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

->«»-THE-s-s— mum limes. OUR MOTTO : " Truth is great% and will prevail.* WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 0, 1914. Mails. Owing to alteration to the train service the mails at post office will be made up as follows For Melbourne, Bendigo, KorongVale and Boort, 11.15 a.m. on Tues day, Thursday and Saturday ; For Cannie, Lalbert and Ultima at 5.15 p.m on Monday, Wednes day and Friday ; Budgerum West, 12.30 p,m. on Tuesdays; Quam batook South, at G.10 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Senci off to Our Soldier, A pleasant evening was spent on Saturday evening last at Rogers' hotel, when Cecil Baker, one of our volunteers for service, was tendered a send off. There was a good gathering present, and many good wishes were ex pressed for the safe return of Mr Baker. During the evening se veral songs were nicely rendered, and a good time was spent. Our soldier left for camp by the train on Monday morning amidst the hearty good wishes of a number of friends. Patriotic Fund. A general meeting will ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SPORTING NOTES. THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

SPORTING NOTES. THE GUN. On-Saturday last the Quamba took and District-Gun Club con ducted a couple of sweepstakes at cliy pigeons, each of which were won by A. Kennedy, a new mem ber of the club". D. Williamson tied with him in ,'eac'i of the sweepstakes, as did also J. Pur cbII in these:ond, but in the shoot off Kennedy won both and Wil liamson was runner up. ■ The scores were:— Eight Bird Sweepstake.'. A, Kmnsdv, 11yd;... 3,1 1,0,1,1,1,0 -G D. Williamson, llyds 1,0,1.1,1,0,1,1-G M. Coughlin, 17vds... 1,1,1,0.1,1,0,0—5 J. urcell, ltyd'i. ... 0,1,1,1,1,1,0,0-5 Or Burkc-'Jattnev, 15yds ... ... 1.1,1,0,0.0,1,1—5 L. Coop:i\ 16yd.! ... 0.1,1,1.0,1.1,0—5 K. Carruthars, llyds 1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0-4 G. Darker, 13yds ... 0,1,0,1 1,1,0,0-i W. H.ipin, 11 yd j ... 1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0^-4 A. Schlitz, llyds ... 0,0,1,1,1,1,0,0-4 ,D. Gardiner. 13yds... 1,0,0,1,1,0 0,0-3 E. Booth, 11yds. ... 0,0.0,0,1,0,1,0—2 . • Four Bird Sweepstake. A. Kennedy, 13yds ... ... 1,0.1,1—i D. Williamson, 13yds ... 1,1,0,1-3 J...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Smoke-Oh Strike. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

Smoke-Oh Strike. Recently the men employed on work at the Dunolly Old Lend reservoir went on strike because they were refused two short inter vals (morning and afternoon; for smoke-oh. The council were wil ling to let the men have the spells on condition that they put in the extra time, but this was refused by the laborers and they all struck. This, however, was con ditionally settled on Tuesday, through the mediation of Mr E. Morris, an old councillor, who effected a compromise, the men to make upthe time of one of the smoke-ohs, and the matter was satisfactorily settled by the coun cil agreeing to the arrangement. Failing to Enroll. Nine persons qualified for en rolment under the provisions of the Commonwealth Electoral Act, i resident at Warracknabsal, were successfully prosecuted during the week ended 28th ult. by the Divisional Returning Officer for Wimmera and were fined amounts ranging from Is to 2s Gd for ne glecting to secure enrolment under the compulsory provisions of the...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ULTIMA. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

ULTIMA. During the week harvesting has been in operation in and around the Ultima district, but of course many are only averag ing seed. Some can show a 2J to 3 bag yield, but unfortunately such yields are not general. In a great number of instances not a blade of wheat has sesn day light, and this is by reason of the sowing having taken place aftfr the rain in May last. The good crops are without exception, on fallow lands, so the advantage of fallowing and sowing well has again manifested itseif. On Monday last when most people were sneering at the threats hurled at the earth by the means of thunderclaps the thickly populated district of Nowie was experiencing a glorious down pour, and their hearts .were glad if, in some instances their skins were wet as a result of construct ing impromptu channels to carry the water to excavated tanks, and by arranging spouting, A friend of one farmer who hap pened along and "got in out of the wel" enquired why it was the spouting and other tank ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HANDY LAND MEASURE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

HANDY LAND MEASURE. To aid farmers in arriving at accuracy in estimating the amount of land in dif ferent fields under cultivation, the fol lowing table is given .—5 yards wide by 9OS yards long contains one' acre; 10 yards wide by 484 long contains one ar re ; 40 yards wide by I2f long con tains one acre ; 70 yards wide by 160 long contains one acre ; 60 feet wide by 729 feet long contains one acre ; gij feet wide by 397 long contains one acre j 130 feet wide by 363 long contains one acre; 2:0 (ect wide by iStJ long con • tain? one acie ; 440 (eel wide by 99 long contains one acic.

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

Northern Timber Yard. O Fly Proof Wire Doors. That elleciively keep 3ut Flies, Mosquitoes, cle„ wiilx out interfering with u free euncnt of fresh air. These Eoois, morlind and tenoned, stroDg, a -atly fiu'shed . .. • piecc?;.of.\voik,. ' . Mads to Measure from 12s Cd each. lis Cost is trilling compared with (he comfort seemed. \ . • BE READY FOR THE HOT DAYS. Coolers. CooHe rs. 25s.-- - Each - - 25s. Made to any size Ecjual to the best ice chest. "Will lust for years, . Gross and . Pryce, BUILDERS and CONTRACTORS, QUAMBATOOK. : Terms: Cash- All Orders to be accompanied by Cheque. THE FIRST PRIZE r w" "" and 1914 MEDAL at BENDIGO SHOW for TOMATO SAUCE was awarded TO the "DIGGER" Brand for SUPERIORITY OVER ALL OTHERS. Insist on Getting "DIGGER" Brand JAMS, JELLIES, FRUITS,'and SAUCE. Hi: People's Fruit Nut (Next Quambatook Stores). -atotwithstanding WAR and .'i-\ ;duy weather you will keep yourself fit by usii.g PURCELL'S CLEAN FRESH vegetables and FRUIT. COOL drinks A speciality. JAM...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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Lam Relating to Newspapers [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

L:m ZU'Infing to Actvspapera 1. Subscribers who do not give rx press notice to the contrary nre con sidered as wishing to continue their newspaper. 2. If subscribers order the discon ■ in'iance of their periodicals, the pub lisher may continue to send ilieui until arrears nre paid. 3. If subscribers refu"0 or nrgbel to take any periodicals from the otlice to which they are directed, tliey are responsible until they have Sfttled their bills, and ordered the periodicals to be discontinued. 4. If subscribers remove to other place3 without informing the pub lishers, nntl the papers are sent to their former direction, the subscribers jre responsible. 5. The courts hive dncided that " refusing to take peiindicals from the ofiice, or removing or leaving them un callEd for, is {>rima facie evidence of intentional fraud." 6. If subscribers pay in advance for a periodical, they are bound to give notice to the publisher at the end of the time that they do not wish to con tinue taking it, ot...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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MAKE YOUR DISTRICT KNOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

| MAKE YOUfl DISTRICT KNOWN. Concerning some parts of this exten sile district news comes but- seldom. This is not entirely our fault; we have no miraculous power of knowing what is happening at all the places within our area of circulation. It is the fault of residents in the silent places. Will some man or woman take the mattw in hand and cause the silence to -ease. If no one else is doing it for ;cu.- district will YOU try on these lines ? Send accounts of public and social events in your township or neighbour hood, such ss weddings, deaths, iccid eiits, concert;, sports, social gatherings, matters touching district industries, etc. Write the names of persons and places very distinctly. Don't bother about grammar or spell, ing; it's the editor's work to look after :t-,o=c trifles. The barest skeleton ii tiiough. Write only on one side of the paper. Give information, but let criticism jlone. Write your name and address on $on\. corner—not for publication, but to prove pnn&...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Freaks of Fortune. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

Freaks of Fortimp. Stories of extraordinary windfall* are way* interesting, and provide fresh material for tlie building of castles in iir. Tlie oirner of a very valuable pair of IrousoM was lately advevlisod for in <h(i French payors by tho honest iinde? oi *lto same, who allowed the individual io whom they belonged fifteen dayn in which to come forward. After thi* do lay he slated ho would consider him self justified in profiting by this .strange windfall, which, as lie was in poor rir distance*, and about to be married, would bo very serviceable to him. On (ho Place de la Concorde lie stated thai one evening he saw a dark object on the ground, which ho first took to be 3 bleeping dog. On closer inspection, however, ho discovered his mistake, and pick »d up the garment then in hi* po:-: ue^-lon. tv>k 5ho trousers with h'm on b'»ai i'. .. ooat v/hich he owned, and •iii pacing thorn in review lictieed that IbuM'JMs scorned different from or dinary omit*. Prompted by nm...

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DISTRICT NEWS. LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

DISTRICT NEWS „ (From Our Own Corrcspumlunls). LALBERT. Tlio Rev Archdeacon Tucker de livered a very instructive and in teresting lecturo on " The Origin ot the Cerman Empire" to a large au dience in the Lilbsrc hall on Thurs day last. A few weeks ago tickets for an art union in aid of the Lord Mayor's Patriotic Fund were being freely bought in this district. The winning ticket was held hy Mrs NVehster. who 011 making enquiries from the donor of the horse which was given as tir-.t prize learnt that the value of the ani mal was £50. Mrs Webster gave in structions for tlia horse to he sold in Kirk's Uaziiir, and yesterday re ceived the proceeds from 'the sale amounting to £1 lis 61. The old motto; " Never look a gift borse in tlio mouth." Ensign Miller, .from Swan Hill, gave a very interesting lantern ser vice in the Lalbert. ball on Sunday night- entitled, " The Life of St. Paul." ' Wo learn with regret that the train service on the Boort-Mar.angatang line is to be curtailed to a tri...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
No title [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

1HI 'o.n.r i.iai l.io to nin.ry a. i.'i.il a- the :o " UV. , m.u tin' pu 3i.il i;I im|< jiness." ■ Uii e-s l.u l).is sviu|i!.»ir.-> heri'd.ta.-; jisanlty, >,r 'i mh-de/eloped ia c of :on it sriiioiii occurs to Ute aver »gij ini'i.idinl t,v question^ Itis rig..t it narry. t'ouv it'ce this »v<! iiie n! vidu.i iliat misery will lw his -lot if he tit&o.Ni ;crt«in st.-p, >>>«-! «ill not be vur; 'ikely to it. a nl it U in a spirit o ilia piiic t that -sdfinrhij ire given of f v«v p xscrieed^ .men voiiion wliii li c sure tn be iiii-orable i icy get funnicd in t'ltir pi'iwsit vond: ous. Tho drawing is ;)iji■ v.il!i i> ver; ■w strokes. but each po: Uait mil l>< isily recognised. women" u'tro sirouu; sot MAKiJV The woman who proudly declares th.r iho cannot even he:!! a ptKk.-t-Iundhvr thief, never m.ti'c. up a bt-.i in luv ind adds with a simper that she ha "been in sucieiy ever since she wa Jftccn." I Tho woman who woti'.d father...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 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". 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 wonders in restoring health. Read this letter (written from 42 Bladen-street, East Brunswick, Mel bourne, 2 i ,"12) : — CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "The end of December I'Jll, I caught cold, and was laid up with pleurisy, which became serious. Two doctors attended me ; for three days my tem perature was lOldeg. My life was despaired of, but through the doctor's advice I live to-day. He advised my wife to get Clement'] Tonic for me that 'there was iife in that medicine.' 1 am convinced that when he said ' LIFE IN CLEMENTS' they were the truest words he ever ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A SIMPLE PENITENT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

A SIMPLE PENITENT. "Last Sunday," said the c'.ergymtn to his congregation, "sorr.con; pat a button in ihc collection ha;;. I woVt mention names. I v.i'l merely say that only one individual in th: con gregation could have dene co, enj I shall expect the said member, after the service, to replace the button with a coin of the realm." Aiter the scrvico a well-to do but close-fisted indi.idusl sought \n in terview with the cbrg;v:ncn in th: vestry. "X—en," he began, hssiintiagly, "must apologise, sir, for thjer-but ton incident which X can assure you was quite an accidcnt. I lia?rcn:d to have the button i:; my waistcoat pocket together with a shilling, r.nl took out the former by mi.ta':e. However, sir, here is the th llinr." "Than:; you," said the cl:rgyma:i, talcing the shilling, nnd gravely hand ing him the button. "By- the by, sir,".said the close fistcd individual, "I cannot under stand how you should have kno:. n it was I wbc er-ccmciitted tha-er much-to-be-icgretted mistake." did...

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C[?] [?]. [?] [?] [?]ROUS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

LM'T V'3. ( v .-c li ii-:n u iv:c'.!:!.y v. li.. 1 ro rsarf to ar.(\ ci:r.'. :i o"5 nis.ar.is oi thj cyf. i»I 11/ o llr.s. <.r.:v»ercr.3 lmpcsto::; n.!.~: I.1. e to cuv.' cataract v.itlout the ;a i nt having in undergo an cpc'ra'i.n. 'I heir mciliod is to put atropine into tli: eye. IIiIg has th#. effect .0 ' temporal ily impro-. lag tho sjnorcr £ Eight, and' he goto ir.vay rlmtinj that ho b cjreJ. . S00.1, hoyc.c.-, fca is ns bad, if not vnrw, (h>n lis v as before, r.ml returns for r.no'lKr ,n;cc • tica. In .ths ent fca ,'or.s. a-1 i h ju:« of a cure and hi.~ cijhh is injured, if •cot Uc&U'oj'cd, 'for over.. .Opticians and i lurries who rndcr ta'tc to presence sjcclacks alro do much harm, thaurh c.l.Uiv. of .T.ch a serious nature a> that ivssUin, from the malpracticcs cf tin regular quaclt. It' is quite impossible to t.'.l v In' cad strength of glnssce a r ten requires without a s'iilitd r.nJ thorough oiaminaiicn of I ho eye, asd neither optician nor chemis...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

For Job Printing leave your orders at the "Times" Office.

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Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 9 December 1914

Mechanics1 institute. The monthly meeting of the commit tee of the ab-jve was held in the reading room on Tuesday night. The President, J. C. Whitehead, presided, and there were also present Messrs. Muldoon, Kogers, Coughlan and Keatin?. 'Ihe minu.ns of last meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From G. F. Nalcler, Castlemaine, stating that he had noticed some com ments on the lights in the hall, and offering to instal one of his latest auto matic storage machines on trial, and would supply and attach at his own expense one of his latest machines capable of supplying 50 ligh s of 50 c.p. each for a period of 5 hours each, on a 0) days trial, the committee to judge it on its merits and if satisfactory to Keep it, if not to return it without cost to committee. Every burner is guaran teed two yeaiv, and the gas is so pure that he would give a warranty for 10 years against impurities forming in any of the piping. Mr Coughlan thought the. should wivo Nalder's plant a trial, '1...

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