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LAW K[?] to Newspapers [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
jur.v KcJating to JVew.s;>:ij>cra 1. Subscribers who do Dot give ex press notice to the contrary are con sidered Q3 wishing to continue thrir newspaper. •' '2. -If subscribers order the discon tinuance of their periodicals, tin- pub lishrr may conlinue to send tin m until nrr»ars nre paid. 3. If subscribers refu'O or npgl . to take any periodicals from the ot!k« to which they "are directed, tlii-y ure refponsible until tliey have s-rl d their bills, and ordered tho periodic »l&lt; fo he discontinued. - 4. If subscribers remove to oilier plaecs . without informing the pub lishers, and tha papers are sent ic I their former direction, the subscrib-r! .aire responsible. 5. The courts hive decided tlr " refusing to take periodicals from the office, or removing or leaving tlieni un cal'td for, is prima facie evidence cI intuitional fraud." 6. If subscribers pay in advance fnr a peiiodical, they aro bound to ; notice to the publisher at the end u! .the time that tbey do not w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
vie" Christmas is Here. rr, ~ - - — - -■ - — w w»~rw'| ^^WS5&' ■'' "" ' v \ ' ••' -/ /'"*», ,r' IT is ' ; SHAW'S. "We cater for the Merry Gathering. Just opened up the Latest " SMoVeStses. . Men, Women anil Children Some. YOU WILL BE PLEASED. And, more particularly, give the ^ LittJie Ones a treat. In our iVIers's department we are showing aEB the Latest Styles for Summer Wear on eludings— Tussore Silk Shirts, Jap Silk Shirts, Cambric Shirts in Plain and Tucked Fronts, Light=weight Under= shirts and pants, and a big Variety of Hats in Panamas, Straw Boaters and Felts. Ties, Hosiery, etc. ■ ■ i ■- .LADIES'.--We have Seeured the service© of MiSS ^OFFATT, an up-to-date Rftil liner, and will guarantee Satisfaction in this Department. Call Soon. It Wi1 Pay You. "The Red House," QUAftflBATOQK. Wishing on© and ail a SVSerry Xrnas. THE QUAMBAT R. 71 AIINE Y, Licensee and Proprietor. o Under the Excellent Mrnagemeiit of the above, the public -..re assured of Every Attention. ' AMPLE ...
100 WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN "AD.[?] [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
1G0 WELL KNOWN TO HEED AN "AD.fflj This idea that you have lived so InnJ In town that everybody knows you you don't need 'o advertise is a mis! This very indifference to advertising indifference to doing business as it i| done in this day and age, is what hal enabled the catalogue or mail ordel 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 icl the best place to buy this and that arti-r cle, will not lose trade to the mail ortieij house. Of course he cannot afford to get out a catalogue as thick as a 1',' but he can keep an advertisement in 1" local paper, and see that it is cLiiivje •.hus keeping new bargains continually 'lu;for the public, lie should also lia1 e a mailing .list, and send out a circula: letter at least once a month. Dun'i look upon your country newspaper as at objcct of charity. There is not a single country newspaper in the State, with j.e:'.eral local circulation...
POSTAL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
POSTAL RATES. 1 NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. Tlie new postage rates, which cnml Into force on 1st May, when pii postage will operate throughout l!i| Commonwealth, are as follows :— Letters, Id per $oz. Letter cards, single, Id each ; rrpl I Id each hair. Postcards, single Id ; reply, Id eacjj half. Printed papers, as prescribed, }d pcj 2oz3. or part of 2ozs. Books printed ontside Australia, J.J per 4ozs. or part of 4ozs. Books printed in Australia, Jl. p.| 8cz3. or part of 8ozs. Magazines, that is to say— (0) Msg'izines, reviews, serials, at olbef similar publications printed arl published in Australia in nnmbers iutervals not exceeding three montL Jd. for Soz3. or part of Sozs.*~ (1) MngszineB, reviews, serials, aij other similar publications (includil newspapers) printed and published cu! >ido Australia in numbers at interval not exceeding three months, Jd. pg lozs. or pirt of 4ozs. " Hansard," that is, reports c' P-J 'iamentary dub; 'n printed una y> lished by the a; "\.ority of ...
GARDEN WORK [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
GARDEN WORK Lilies are amongst the most beaut. ful and ornamental of cultivated bul bous plants. Thoir largo showy and richly colored flowers, which aro in many varieties highly perfumed aro produced ou erect stems, giving tho plants a stately appearanco, and ren dering t'hem altogether indispensable subjects fur tho embellishment of tho pardon. Many of the strong crow lug, hardy kinds aro admirably ad apted for grouping and naturalising in shrubberies, and when ouco estab lished the bulbs may bo allowed to romain for years without being taken up or disturbed. When planted hero and thero in olumpa along near tho edges of partially shaded walks and drives they present a most pleasing ef fect when in full bloom. Lilies arc best adapted for planting in tho mix ed border, arranging tiioin according to tho height of tho different varieties. Tho commoner and most plentiful spe cies that havo been established hero for many years give amnio cvidenco oi tho suitability of our climate for lil...
Wait[?] Races. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
waiichlo Races; - The Waitchie 'Racing Club's New Year's Day meeting proved a success,- the racing ' and atten dance being^ood. Results Trial Stakes..:—A. Gidding's Lady Weir, 9.9, -1 : .T. Comb's Dinzie, 8.7; 2; L.. M'Kay's Ges moUus. S.7, 8 Caledonian Purse—C. Grant's Four A.-; 9.9.-1 ; P. Barnes'Mary Lo^r.n. 9.0. 2; 'I. l\\ 'C:i!r.r'.n'b EulrJ.h, S L\ J. i : New Yc-av Handicap; — 11. .Col li i L ■.!' (.1 \\ >! 3 ) v, 9 j 1 : v i G ran !»'■«. Fo;u- A . S?i£>, 2 ; Mra J. I Amos' Tiii t.in, 9.9, ;i. Ladies' ilii-ai'v.'lut.T-rf. '(?oI!fr.s' T/idv G.ar.d S-kv, 9.0. 1 ; ,T. Comb's Dinzie; 2 ; »M TJ-'Cahnsn's Eul.ilij. 8 V. 3. Pony Race.--IvI. M'Cain.an's Two Step, 8.7. 1 ; P. Karnes' Kubv, 9.7. 2 ; J. M'.Mahon's GmL'O, 9 0, B.
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By "llustious.") "Our Vanishing Moat Supply" is thu heading under wliiou a leading Sun Francisco paper discusses the prospect ol a meat tauiino 111 the United Staves. Taint such a prospect actually exibts is admitted and deplored by tbo great meat slaughterers and packers of the .Middle West. It is a matter of seri ous portent to tho United States; but other stock-raising countries of tho world stand to bouefit immensely, es pecially in view of tho tariff reduction that weut into effect quite recently. If the i'cars of tho wholesale meat dealers of America are as well-found ed, thero is no limit to tho quantity of frozen mutton and beef from Aus tralia and Ncmv Zealand that the Unit ed State can absorb. Fur seven or eight years past tho price ot meat has been high with a constant tendency to increaso rather than depreciate. In tho ensuing similar period, thero will be a further advance, according t0 every .sign. Tho possibility of a meat faiuino has been brought p...
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
THE TURF. ; Mr P. .Barnes fllaryv.Logan was; san fc ou t an odds-6n favori te for.thb Gaiedoni^n Pui-ae - at the Waitchiejneeting on, Me-.v Year's Day, but our local sportv had- to' rest content with second honors.' Mr Barnes' other nomination. Ruby, filled a similar position in the event for ponies. :
VILLAGE PHILOSOPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
VILLAGE PHILOSOPHY. •Somo fellows never show up very well at home, and always a good deal worse when abroad. A good rain in tho nick of timo makes a farmer feel liko a newly ap pointed democratic postmaster. When tho title of D.D. goes to a preacher's head it is a misfit. Ono can seo a good many things even through a knot liolo if lie keeps his eyes open. Tho most of us could out down our living expenses considerably if our neighbors would do tho same. Tho importance of a quarrel is never measured by tho noiso of it. With soino men, no colebratiun is worth whilo which doesn't rtfquiro sev eral days to get over tho effects of it. Few may play with tho devil and win. it Among the blind, tho ono-oyod is king. A horse's strength, roughly sneak ing, is equal to that of i-bout five men. \Vo have never too rnuoh timo for gladdening tho hearts of thoso who aro travelling tho journey of Jifo with us. If a man does not make now acquain tances as ho advances through life, ho will soon find lii...
REWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
REWARDS. It is beneath tlie dignity of those ! who can a-ilord to set an artificial value upon their dignity to take a reward for finding lost property ? The pre sent writer has put this question to many men and women during the past fortnight, and they liave almost ail I replied, after different methods of otr ; eumlocution, that it depends upon the amount. The answer is not logical, but it is natural and .it has some rea son in it. The speaker~or course, lay themselves open to hard words, li they would not take ten shillings for finding a worthless trinket, why should they not refuse £10,000 for finding | lost treasure? Do they require to be paid not to steal? if they would not take a small gratuity, why snould they take a large one? After all, a (tip is a tip, whatever the coin or tho | figure. Do they mean that every 'man's dignity has its price? That is no doubt what they do mean, and all these tauuts are fair; but it remains truo that quite as good people would accept the rewa...
TO THE EDITOR QUAMBATOOK. "TIMES." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
To the Editor Quambatoos "Times." Dear Sir. — While thanking you for publishing my previous letter I could not thank Secretary Coughlan for such a very unsatis factory answer to it. He said " that we played under League Rules and that the permission of the League was obtained before the men were played.'' The rule No. 8, under which Lai bait pro tested read as follows "An umpire whose services have bean dispensed \?ith, Or whoso resig nation has becin Accepted by the Permit and Unlpire Conlmitfee, may be granted a permit on or before the first day of July," and as the two umpire-players um pired. up .till the end of July I would ask him what rule they were granted a permit under; also the date of the meeting granting same, as an umpire could not hold a permit to play while he was umpiring, and the rule says on or before July 1st. It will re quire a different answer to that given by the secretary,' and, if ha looks up his minute book he will find that-the Lalbert clele ,gates:,.;,wer...
Correspondence. [The Editor withes it to be under[?] that he [?] not [?] [?] [?] i by Correspondents under this [?] THE HISTORY OF QUAMBATOOK AND DISTRICT. To THE EDITOR OF QUAMBATOOK TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
SSprrnsporsdsnce. ■ - [T'-.e E.iror iri it io be ir.titcrnixil do.;:i » >! ne?c rarity cnthrr-c ,!'i liy Corre.iponJcr.f:; u:;d;i• iiiut /Wdd'.'J- l THE HISTORY OF QUAMBA 'Wox AND DISTRICT. To Yi'IB EDITOR OF QUAMliATOO'1 TlMI'lH Sir,-Some lima ago I was re nuystei'l by several Quambatook Wdrrfe tp \»riht thfl. History of Quambatook and. -aftd youi^.Mr Page kindly I'oftded iri ■soma particulars, but being so busy I have not bean able to give the matter more than occasional attention. 'Having now entered dp'an the ddtriuihUfon of matter \yifch a view.of fJf'os'qiitlrig to your redatrS tbd Hifltoj'.y frchii the datd that portion of Victoria was first sighted by a white man, aria itfy desire being not to limit it' to mere.dry historical records, but to have it interspersed with oc currences worthy of note. I most respectfully , nsk, through your colunins, all old friends and cither's interested td kittdly fur nish me, in their o\vri style (leavG the i*e3t to maj with particulars, an...
SPORTING NOTES. TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
SPGP.Ti&G NOTES. (By Rambler,) "TENNIS. A meeting of . delegates of the Qaambatook District Tennis As sociation Was held at Regan's c.'.fe on Christmas Eve, when Quambatook; Cannie and Quam batook South were represented. Accounts amounting to 15s were passed for payment. The resig nation of Mr,H. II. Osborne as Association-secretary an:l treasu rer, owing to his leaving the district, was received with re gret, and a vote of thanks for the work he had done in the in terests of the Association wa? earned by acclamation. Mr Os borne briefly responded. Mr K. Wall, of Cannie, was appointed to fill the vacancy for the re mainder of the season. It was decided to commence the second round on the-first Saturday in February.
A HOLIDAY TRIP. SOME STRAY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
a hdl-oav Sd.ME STRAY NOTL'3. I'By HaMBTi'SR.] f. The morning train from Q'jriv batbok on* Christmas Evo was not unpleasantly crowded, though it picked up a good few holiday nrulnrs en 7'onfo to Waf~ it. lacked. in . pa^engo^ how. W, \Y:i5 niuj) by nu merous trucks conveying golden gr -.in to the seaboard, an'l, a.'ter having Bx>rt, owing to that Ions array, the engine made an uns» -o^st'iil attempt to haul hrr W-1. rounA a., rather Hlirtrii curv'f. Sua .paD'od and ftroaned, bu!". tfiihivif avail, and the driver saw nothing else,-for it but to reverse the order of things and back peddle to the station. Then, with fuil pressure, of steam, she got a flying start and essayed the task of getting l'diu.rt the curv'e rn-cparatory to ll fairly steep assent. Every Junes wa3 got out of the iron Jl.orsS, .and, though she gradually tildwed cld-fn tda siiaii's pace, wagers were made in our carriage as to her ultimate success. And so it turned out, much to the relief of those on bn d Kno.v i ...
CHARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
CHARLTON. _ Mrs Janet ?,I 'Neii, of Longview died at the residence of her son in-law, Mr R. tirose, of Bucljra banyule, on Wednesday last, ajrecl II! ycar.'i. Tho deceased lady had ro d led i:i the district 1" -1:) y^fii-;:. "Ii' Ar--;. !•a well-known fcfU.tlnoKi man of Chariton, died on Tmirsday a?? tiia result of p.'K-i'.moa.ia r,\ &lt;>a an -vi. ;• . a > v it': oa \ 1 Vy. i >. " ' i.; *.i a •'.ten r.:n 1, aad a .stronjy S'lj:;; .!•;■-i- in ll.tr &lt;_ :ja.r!tciuvs iii-A crichc-t ;\nd faot^aU clubs. _ Jr&lt;; , y ci-Acrs at the "'iiM.'s'' (V,- Invitation Cards iNfi-jnl&lt;oj*.s* Ticke's,
SATAN'S KINGDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
SATAN'S KINGDOM. Stands Scotland where it did? It would seem not if a statement in a recent issue of the United Free Church is true, or anvthing near the truth. Mr H. M. Barnet, a hyrnau, of Kirk caldy, is represented as saying: "The population (of tlie district about K,r'?J caldy) is seriously outgrowing j?hurch organisation, The kingdom of satan is growing by leaps and bounds. 'ib° deities thero are whippet, football, drink, and the devil. A large pro portion of tho population ore as com pietelr "heathen as the savages oi dar kest Africa. A great many hare no regard for God and man. 'Ibat is due. very largely, to the vagrant pop ulation, half Irish and half Scotch, which is about th 4 worst combination in the -world. Other authorities, it should, however by stated., take a less serious view.
LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
L A LBER T. t'njrt ou.i (.:o:;ui-:spoxdsmt. • A i;i :j a i'.iitio i to Lal'icrf. -has: Ij.ist 1i?m co.n.i!iUr.l i:i Mr Albert' I (l.'o.iv's . irj-to-d-it'j bakery anil Wlvrat trafiiu ia busy here,' : 1-3,-MO bars lnivinj been sent ' ;nvay up to tiic 4th inst. A p!en i til*n 1 rap?!? of tracks is available, • ii'v.i no complaint in this reluct i
A TERRIBLE SUITOR. CHAPTER XXV. A FATEFUL ENCOUNTER [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
A TERRIBLE suitor. (By Mrs. Harriott Lewia, Author of "i'ouucl Guilty," "Tuu Double Luc," oto.) CHAPTJiit XXV. A FATK11' U.L UNCOliXTEtt meaning tiie oasiu or tne fountain, auu looking in the direction iu wllioU ilda had V40110, her terrible euitor gavo iumself up to pleasant an ticipations oi tho time—apparently fad Buir—when ho would have the pica sure of humbling her haughty and de iiujit spirit. Ho was more than ever resolved to become, not oniy tho master of Eden Court, but alio ol tho baronot's tiuUgh tor. , , By this time, hev.vier and deeper shadows had fallen down upon the scene, and tho glorious galaxy of stais were .sliming in tho dun and mellow radiance, giving a weird aspect to tno lovely garden, with its trees, siirubs and llowers. Thirwall was silent and abstracted, buried in thought. ilo d.d not sva a ligure that raised itself noiselessly from tho shadow ut Sumo bushes near at hand, and paus ed a moment, before attempting to steal aiv'av as silently a-■ it had come. ...
CANNIE. SCHOOL BREAK-UP. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 7 January 1914
O A N. PJ S E. SCHOOL BREAK-UP. (From Oar Correspondent.) Friday, 19Ih December, was the occasion of some excitement among the children attending the Cannie school, when valuable prizes were distributed. Mr Furey, the head teacher, in wel coming the large gathering, thanked the parents for their generous response to his sugges tion as to a subscription in order to obtain prizes. Ho explained that it was impossible tc hold a school concert for 1913. The at tendance had been very large, nearly 40 children being present every day, and, when tnat num ber was divided into eight grades, a teacher was kept busy. In introducing Mr Bennett (Chair man of the School Committee), the head teacher said it would ba that gentlemanfs pleasant duty to present the'"pi'izes.' Mr Ben-, nett expressed his pleasure- at being accorded the honor. He complimented the parents and teacher on getting-together : the .valuable array of;prizes he. saw before-him, and duly presented each childwith a gilt. Tne chil ...