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New Desert Beam. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

New Desert ifeaii. ' I Professor Jt. \\\ Clothier, uf ; tho University «t An/sum, ha.s discovered a now variety of ln;in, well aduptcd lor cultivation in dry ehmate.-. Dur ing a 1300 mik» journey over tho de-vorU and mountains <u Anzuiia, lie visile 1 1 tho Papain Indians, and j'.ut ir<>m th lit 1 several hundred bii<wni>li-.\\ H.av h«-aii«! of an unknown v.ui-iy. Tnos«< ii.' j planted on experimental plot* at- the j Arizona Kxporinjontai Kami t<»r iou; years before tho diseovory wa . annum:- . cod. ](. appears that tin- new bv.n j which hud been named tho "ttparv" j bean, is more prolific undor dry on- j ditions than any other known vari»ny. . Jt yiolds between 70Oib and bOOib i.>' tho aero, with uo morr water tli.<n th • ! quality rainfall of Arizona j^ivo*. Umb" 1 the sauio conditions, ordinary b»*ii:-. yield oal^ from 66!b to MOJb ui lii : acre. ] Agricultural progress Ims W. n in.uk by men wlio wero not ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
From Workhouse to Wedlock [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

) From Workhouse to W edlock A wedding, tho otitcoino of an oiil | ago pension romance look place rCceau I iy, at IJramtree, .losses. ri'no brido i Aliss Su>annah Ciarko, ugeti 7t>.' who' iius been au mmaio of tne Ura'iutroo Workuotioo lor nearly 2U years. Tho ! bridegroom was Walter Tovvnsend, aged 77., wuo has lived lor many v\ears a* UrtiiA lano, Urainueo, und'has.been a widow er lor two years.'"*"* •Tho brido applied co tho. Uraiutrce Guardians ior assistance iu her com ing. marriage, and said that she and her husband would each receive the old ago pension of 5/ per week. A guardian ottered tho pair a cottage, aziu other members of tho board suoscribt'd y/ to J buy her wedding ring, the master betug oni.'iYd to provide tno troitsseuu.^.. ' . ■* vUii tho occasion oi' tho ceremony1 tho vorger of tho iiigh-steepica paiLiil chu/.en was visibly astonished. '-I've never seen bo many pt-oplj at a Brum- I i tree weddiug before," lie observed- 1 I livery pew was t u 11, the aislo w...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE FATIGUE POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

THE FATIGUE POINT. .Nothing is so beneficial to a man or a woman as to relax every muscle of tho body, to lio or at lea*t to sit with closed eyes lor a short uino every day. -Many peoplo cannot .-deep, many can only spare a quarter of an hour ior this lest, but if tlie.se would mako a point of taking just what they can thoy would soon lind a mark«d difference in their health. A human h-.uig ran work every day up to the point of fa tigue without fooling any the worse, Hi J act it may bo said that hundreds would leol infinitely bettor it they had to work to tho fatigue point every day of their lives. Thoy would not then complain of loss of anpetito or inability to bleep, But tiieso ill of lcots, if they aribo from want of work, also attack those who habitually pass lim i'aUyjo point. To r» st before jlist getiiug tired is one oi tho very best means to prevent a breakdown. If mental oi* nhysK'al strain i.s continued, i vou a little too far for any consider able length of tune, di>as...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SILVER BEET. ITS USE AS A FORAGE CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Sll VER BEET. ITS USE AS A FOIIAGE OllOP. (By Mr A, ]} M'Plioraon, Suporvia iir of Field Expoi-imontif Ocpiu-t munt, of AyriciJturo, N.Z.) Tins phenomenal suocostj which has attended tho introduction of silvor beet is naturally attracting tho atten tion of l'artiwis in all pait.s ol the do miniou. lrecdom tar from 1 in sects and fungoid diseases, its grout prolificacy in producing a wealth of .stem and leal' (giving quite six fcod iiil's-olt witli sheep m twelve months turn! from dato of first feeding), its iv.>i..Uuico til drought and severo hosts, its apparent freedom lroni causing scour or bloat in sheep, tho apprecia tion ol ali chis;..\s 41I i;.im stock ior it unaU luum^ p.oved taut it is relish ed before rape, kido, or nK>ts), tho cn-unious tonnage ol succulciit forugo a produces, aud it.-> fairly high feeding vaiuo placo it in tho forefront of ail other loliago or root crops grown for sti.civ, in lhis country at tlio present time. Tho remarkable results obtain . (j v...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Dairying in Switzerland [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Dairying in Switzerland The is>\v and her produce appear to have beaten all other departments ol ericulture in Switzerland, says the i:griculuiral correspondent of 44 Tho Yorksliiro Post.'1 According to the most recent publication of the ictnl urea of the country—idightlv less thai) ton million acres, or 'half 'Ss si/.c ot Seotlnud-^only Si millions Ux& cultivat ed. and of this corn cecupa\s ri Iy •Joti ,000 acres, and vineyards IKKJ acres. There aro practically 110 for ago crops in our 'sense of the word, and no root crops, but a considerably area, of gniss land, which produces largo crops in tho valleys and abundant grazing on tliu inoumains an<l their lower slopes. When we consider these ligui'cs wo are amazed at the fact thai tho dairy cows number nearJv ^00.000, showing a continuous and market! in crease year by year. Tile director of llio im]>ortant Dairy School at Hmti vstiniati-s tho average yield cf the cows of ihe country ai .V.) 1 gallons, whi...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A Hint to Travellers [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

A Hint to Travellers As an excursion train recently drew into a seasido terminus tlio passengers began to collect their luggugo arid got their tickets ready. • *; Excuse me, ma'am," said a .\jedy-iu6kihg; shitty eyed individual in the corner to u buxom matron silting opposite, "d'ye mind my looking at your* ticket 'a moment?" The matron looked some-, what surprised, but placed her ticket' m the outstretched hand. The secd> individual studied it lor a moment, then, cooliy tearing oif a corner, handoa it back a, the traiu pullod up. lie passed on with tlio crowd - t'o - the bar ner, but just as ho got to*th'o ticket collector ho cried, "I've forgotten my stick," and daalitd back to tlio tar-' riage. Having recovcrod his stick, he appreaohed the t.eket collector, boldly and attempted to pass through. ^Tic ket, please." "I gavo' it up » .just now. I've been back for iny:stick.*' "You didn't give me a ticket, sir." "Excuse mo, I did. l'ou look and soj if you haven't got one, No. 0116,...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Scarlet as a Tonic [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Scarlet as a Tonic Scarlet rooms arc auvuc.iti.-d a* a euro tor ia/.ini's> among sehouib^y*. Dr. Albert Aljjaius, ui Sun 1«*;anciico, and scores oi' niher d* o^»r.s n.ivo testified that tho sight <>i ivd has a tonic vtf^et on lazy people. "1 have tested tiiu color M-'Jicino on human boiiigs and . aiUials," ho sa^s, "and find lod to be ilio type imparling tho greatest •nergy." Actual prooi that red uUraj a dogged and stupid brain L> given'by Mine. Cipram, n well-known American J woman. "There is no exeuso »n tho world for women boing dull and stup:u and unattractive," sho says. This is her euro lor dulimws. Sleep at-night in a loom Hooded with crimson flaiuu and in the morning you will »vako up with brain e»ear and eaeli nerve.sooth?: ed and strengthened. Ked ev£u 111W pels ins<x:U» to lively action. Tho cele brated French expert, Dr Louiuonier, has shown by oxpt riment that a spider* and a wa>p will Jjv*o m peace logethur, under a eolorlo.>s bell...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Furs Preserved by Cold [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Furs Preserved by Cold! W'liou tho "lit'u" of a iur garment, i-> • considorod in relation to it.-, cosi, Hie economical quality is a high 0110, par ticularly to-day, when be.wnv ha, unc lud .so pericct a preserver an cold . ur agu. Thi.s development ul pi 1.^1 v'.i tion, which aetuaily arrcais natural ' deterioration caused by evaporation ol I tho natural oil in tho luitlier and li.-nr of furs in temperate and hot atmos pheres, apart lrom Lit- immunity u provides against ravages by mollis, prolong.s tho lifts of the commodity in a wondorful degree. Tins advantage alone, compensates for a great dial „1 tlio recent rise m values. 1'urtlior, the depth of color and gloss n, ui.j ,ui :■ inoro outlining by many ytais Llian it i was under tlio warohou.,ing conditions of bygona days.

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Limit of Unaided Vision [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Limit of Unaided Vision Tlio .1 bility to discern tlio star Alcol 111 tlio tail (if tlio Ureal lloar, has boon lipid til bo tlio tost of tlio limit of hu innti vision unaided by any glass. \ ery rarelv i« tlio oyu of such power as to ■see tlio satellites of ,7Iipitor, yet there aro nil rtvord two or three iustaneoj tlio third satellite beinc tlio most dis tinct of tlioso neon. It* *sa'^ tlmt Peruvians aro the longest-sighted raoo of all. Thero is recorded by Hum boldt tlio caso of XndiiUis in that coun try who porcoived a human lii-uro 18 miloa away, boing ablo to recoguiso it sa a human i anil clad in whiUt* *

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MELBOURNE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

^ELSOUKNE LETTiLil fj<rom our Special Correspondent.} Discretion is often put into use to grout advantage, ami those who are eafJed on {(i use it require to be broad minded men of jn-ixiuijiio. An instance has jus I v. been brought under notice where it could possibly have been exer cised by an ollicer ol' the Customs De partment, who demanded the sum of .CJjOOO from Ihe Victorian (Jo»'-l ament as payment of duty on a "borrowed dredge.'1 To the lay mind the thing is preposterous, and one is forced to agree with Mr. .Joseph Cook (the Prime Minister) who said:—"It opened my eyes when 1 saw it. 1 understand it is a matter of Customs law, but it seems to me to be a law which works some what harshly when a Government has to pay lMjOUl) duty on a dredge which il is only borrowing. Quite candidly, my inclination will be to sec if thero is any corner in the law which can be discovered to the advantago of the bor rowing {State. If there is not such a corner to be found, I suppose ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
GREEN MANURING AND FERTILISER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

' greek manuring and fer i tiliser. Tho systoiu of groon manming uj furnish it supx>ly of organic miliar, and lo collect nitrogen irom tho air— in tho caso of tho green in:iiiiiriiiK ' r.ijj being leguminous—can bo unployerl vvith decided advantage on *undy soil, .Hid also on medium suite, for iields to which it may not bo convenient to ap ply iarmyard manure. To g"t tho best results from given manuring, it ls nccessary to .supplement it by tin? •implication of fertilisers. On this .subject a di>tingu.siiod (ierman pio lowsor of Agriculture haa the lollwwing ob^oi vat ions Th<< nee. bs.tv lor the uidition oi' nitrogen is d<pendent on Ireds. not able to iac>.* tho winter •vithmit a .set of lurs v.ilu-d at iXO or C7l) be»ng added to hall a dozen othvr sets. I have known a woman, wh»>sv husband wa.s on the brink of bank rupiey, paying out a last available IU mile lor a velvet coat. J)reSMiiaker-> conId teil many surprising stories of \ ha...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Apple Packing. PROPER PICKING ESSENTIAL FOR ERECT PACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

PROPER P ICKING .ESSENTIAL TOR • r'.li i'KC'i' PACKING-. It frequently'; requires a nice judg ment to determine the proper time for picking applos. If picked too soon tho Iruit will bo undorsized ai uii poorly 'col orcd, tlius injuring seriously both its i|imlity and appearance in tho > pack age. If allowed to hang oil top long, its keeping quality is impaired ami danger of loss by-liigh winds is niulti olied. J?o • definite. ruld .con ho laid down as to. timo of picking; When tlio fruit, 011 being twisted onu-lialf.around will snap cleanly froim the sptir withoin breaking the stem, it should bo picked, tied apples nro usually picked when ' iov have assumed a normal colour, net yellow apples when they havo nt-. ..lined tlio proper .sine and tlio seeds'* •3come browned. There are great dit'-, '•jreuces, however, between . varieties.' 'he Jonathan must bo picked .as soon, ■ colored or it will not 'keep in, stor ge, tho Red Astrachan becomes mealy, ml often cracks when left for even...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Egg Preservative [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Egg Preservative l'rofamur \\\ G. Sedgwick, of Slov ens Institute of Technology, appeared 1 as an expert witness botoro tho Mow .Jersey State Hoard of Health to de monstrate tJiat -KW cans ol inwn eggs seized by tlio (.iuvi'i'iiim iit three years ago its unlit for food, are .still periectly wholesome. As evidence, ho told ol feeding them to his family, and at taches of his lal>oratorv. Jin said eggs 100 years oUl, it kept r:giit, were better than fresh ones. When tho health shaips ai Viio hear ing .seemed incredulous, l'rolexsor Sedg wick explained ♦ hat to kc.-p eggs for a i'o.v years is no' a mark to lliu lcats of tho Chinese, who preserve them lor in definite periods. ive-ill»-d wie ji 1j. Hung Chang visite 1 America ho brought With him egg. iOU years old, because there were none in tills cwntry eld enough to M)lt hi-; palate, Tho -J00 cam; Were ivb.ased lor .sale by the State j> :ard of IJejJi.h. .Mem- , hers of tlio hoard at" fo..d-«toll\ made 1 from the eggs and ;::>w...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

BOORT CO-OPERATIVE Butter & Ice Coy. LIMITED) wncd by Dairymen .and Carried on fop the Profit of Dairymin. Die Factory is a Buyer of Hoi| St' jn rated Cream £7 HICMEST MARKET RATES The testing is carried out with Goyern mcnt certified weights aiad-mcusures and the eoinpany pays for every oun^c of butter fat. Save freight by sending to nearest factory Empty cans returned by .return train. Support the eo operative factory phich is run purely in the interests of the dairymen, Cheques will be drawn on-Quumbatook bank if desired. f &*or further information apply to the secretary. New Appointment MASON BKOS, beg to announce to their many clients mid the public generally that they have se:ur«V the set-- ] vici'H of Mr CLAliKIE ltEEIt.;'who will act as their re[itt'seiitutive ill tua Boort I district. Mr beer will give the firm's ■ business his imdivjdeit attention and will be glad In communicate with buyers and sellers of properties and stock of all des criptions. .i:ffcCii...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TOO WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN "AD." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

TOO WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN "AIT." • « This idea lliat you have lived so long in townithat everybody knows von and you don't nerti to advertise is a mistake. This very indifference to advertising, ■ indifference to doing business as it is o'oot In this day and age, is what has enabled the catalogue or mail ord« houses to grow from mere nothing to great concerns. The merchant who can convince the people of his section, and ' keep them convinced that his store is the best place to buy this and that arti cle, will not lose trade to the mail order house. Of course he cannot afford to get out a catalogue as thick as a ISible, but he can keep an advertisement in hit local paper, and sec that it is changed, thus keeping nctv bargains continually befor the public. .'Ie should also have .1 mailing list, and send out a circular letter at least once a month. Don't look upon your country newspaper as an ; object of char!'.'/. There is not a single country newspaper in tlie State, with a general l...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A TERRIBLE SUITOR CHAPTER XXX. A GREAT WRONG RIGHTED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

ATEFR'-UIIl SUITOR • ,By Mrs. Harnett Luwis. Author of "Kouiul Gmlty." " l iio D-able Lii< ot':w CII.W'IKl! XXX. a guioat wiio.nc; nic.ii i i;d. Tho hours sui-cculing >• no ...paiturc of Thirwall upon his mwum ui revenge passed drearily on .'ti^li to bir AM\n Daro ami Uis dau.411 or. r,.ieh y.-as anxious to enoov...ige ami m->p.ru V'.'e other, but their hearts wore heavy unn dread ami Joreh..dn.g. Uda assuicd her father, with s»m« unto in lur owu words, that 110 magistrate could .1.0 found who "Oilid 101 .1 moment coiisiuur liny such charge as ih.rwall could bring, and as ihe day wore un, uuij they remained unniiAesie-.:, Sji Aliju began to hope that no :4>ouW be spand tho'humiliation ot ur.ust, and the grace of a. public; trial tor nuntier. llda did no., leave her f.-uh.r during tho day, even lo change h;r attire. , As ho contained ol being cold, slio caused a lire to bo kindled .111 tho state drawing-room, and ho sat near it mi tho (lav, M'hlom stirring except ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

A NEW SERIAL STORY entitled ■■ 'l--. . 'TERRIBLY TEMPTED," will be eomimMiued in this p;i|i(T NEXT WRIK.

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THE MODERN GIRL. SHOULD SHE HAVE A LATCHKEY [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

THE MODERN GIRL. SHOULD Sllli i IA V K A LATCH lC'iY "Woman's Life," a Li.ndon paper, contributes tho loilowing contributions from their readers mi tlw .subject ol '"Should girls havo latch-key.-, i* ' Decidedly yes. Why? J)«a >*> the modern girl is :-<)t tho namby pamby imliviilual her grand-mother was. Tho many grooves open now lor 1 lie average woman make lier a 'M"y independent mih. of creature, and n many eases, where she is called upon to support tlio home, it is only lair she should enjoy tlio privileges ol her bro ther. ilemtj a br.siiuss woman, she gets numerous iiiviialinns out—anil what would be the good ol all the family being kepi out of bed Ircaiis of prejudice:-' On a.lily girl:, should havo latch-keys. As u brother of four bachelor "l'is, 1 say dceidodly no. Girls are so care less—at least, my sisters are. They eacli had a latch-key a-picee, and would you believe it—each one of tho.sa latchkeys has been lost. Consequent ly it is their invariable habi...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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CHAPTER XXXI. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

CI 1AI'TKIt XXXI. The}* wore ushered into tho drawing room, Lord Claverhulin foremo>t, eager : . to cheer tho heart I Ida ; the magjs ; tratu imxt, anxious lo prevent annoy Atice to .Sir Aliyn from the constables, and lastly Lord and Lady iJunmoiv, equally anxious lo supplant* the pre sent sorrou* of Sir Allyn and hi.? dangh ter with a pure and lasting joy. llda uttered a joyful exclamation and permitted her lover to eia.sp Jut in his arms, unconscious that Thinvall was ; scowling darkly upon their embrace. : Tho magistrate advanced to Sir Allyn, shook his hum] warmly, and said: "Von must forgive- me, old friend, for .sending that warrant. Jt was in a manner forced from me. I never for an instant believed you guilty, hui I thought it desirable, after all that w»B said to me by Thinvall, to frive you a ohanco to reduco iii.s accusations to their trim value.M "You aro forgiven," said the baronet wonderingly. "Hilson, givo ino that warrant," s.iiA the magistrate, turning to the con ...

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Kerang Items. TOWN GAINING NOTORIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 4 February 1914

Kdf&njg b':etv*s. . TOWN GAINING NOTORIKTY. j . When Mr .T. Manning, the on-; •" p'ne driver Power hourt*'1 - 'was on his \«aj r.tn.e, ;:UcVt '.1 • a.m. on Tuesday nnrning of last week, lie was nv.'t at the corner • of Fitzroy and Wy.ndham street by three men. who stopped him fllld arfki'cl ii" li<vha<l any jnonpy Rri liiiri. It was very dark at-the time;, .swl Manning,, thinking the£ word rictii.y^t«in^as placing • a joke upon him said, "What game is this ?" Without maki'ng any reply, one of themenstepped behind him, and took'aHightgrip. of each arm above the elbow. fl'lw other .searched his..pockets,/ fjiU .fdunn. O'ily. >^terbury watch; which ..tiiey took. .The hieri niade .off towards i-folan Street:; niid Manning at.once gave i • .lnfdf'hia'uori to' the:p'olic6.., Two, of the men \\-ero fairly tall, the , third was: much shorter. They ' used no threats nor violence, be yond seizing Manning's arms in > "such a position that he could not tipeth...

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