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IN PREPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 February 1914

IX l'KKI'AK AT10N. Komati ufm went to a hospital for tho purpose of undergoing u serious operation asked fur two postcards on tho day tho operation was to bo per formed*. After haviu^ written on both cards, she addressed tlicm to her linshnud and uskisl her nurse to post which one of thorn applied after tho operation. The nurse glanced at tl*o card*, and saw thut one of them road as follows:— "My dear husband—1 haw had tho operation, and am doing nicely. Will be at homo in a week or two." On tho other enrd was written:— "My Dear Husband—T bnvo bad tho operation, and am sorry to tell yor that J did not biimve.M "I'ro ncrar seen tho man yet," $ho declared. "who oouldn't bo tuado a foaj of by a pretty woman/' "Uin V' ho roplied. "Of cours»o, you, X tako it, havo ^'Uijcd tlio matter from the standpoint of the innoccnt bystander."

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE BOY KNEW HE WAS HONEST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 11 February 1914

'mi', HOY KNEW IIK WAS HONKST A iiist.il who kept n small sliop was waitiim mi a sinclu customer early one morning- His l»itie hoy and Ik; v.oro 111 nil o at tho time, and tho ,-ho;i Ueooer «•«■; obliKMl to no upstairs lor son,.- ohungo. Hi.'foro doing so l o whispered to file litllo chap to winch tho oligomer, to sen that lio ditln t ftcal anything. Verv soon tho proprietor returned with tho necessary change, and tlio boy Bang out: "Ho didn't «t«al nnyt'dMR, (Vi| I watoliod him."

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
TURNIPS AND NITROGEN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

TURNIPS AND NITROGEN. Air Thomas Jainiesou, Director of the .Agricultural Research Association of Scotland,' inw made a careful, con sideration of the turnip, which ex perience and experiment show does not require artificial nitrogen, but is spec ially supplied with means for fixing the necessary'qualities of this element from the open air. The rapti plant iias a .structure practically identities] with,tho turnip. Tho .special , exainin ■,joji of til© turnip and rape was brought about from the: fact.. that a better' crop of oats"'^'as""secuied 'after, ploughing rape tiiau resulted from oats after clover. In this eouncctionj/Mr, Jutirieson declares, "Not to carry^the turnip loaves off • the held cannot) be too strongly repeated* The benefit t-o the oueeeediug crop is well-known, though it was not realised that tho' ubsarption oi'< uitrqgeu was by the leaves, and that provision ol* this ele ment to tho succeeding crop is tho ex-, plauation. Tlie turnip shows in a dried plan...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A NEW JERSEY. CHAMPION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

A NEW JERSEY. CHAMPION. 1 "What is'tlie highest record wo can expect a dairy cow.'rto\makb?'' is n query that has often been made.; As it was-with tlio trotting liorse, 20' or 30 years ago, when animals began- to ap Iiear tbafcould.itrot ;v mile in less than Uiree'minutcs, for instance, Maudo S., making a record of 2.10, many thought tlwt , tuS vspced limit of the liorso -lmil bl(eVi.jri>a<;lied, and so'~it was with the 'dix>^\"9o}v(. WhcnYcksa Sunbeam, a GnfeHisoy,1 made lfor,' phenomenal re cord; of 857 pounds of fat in-one year, it was'doubted by maiiy who'Iind not studied breedingjof dairy cows closcfy.rt'haf-her' record would scarcely; bo oqualjetii.if over, excelled. Jfot Mong siftertiti??v&>laritlia AUi's^ Johanna, .a Hoiyeiuy jiiiido 998 pounds of fat, excel ling' VeWft'r^iinbeain's1 record by ; 14J pounds df"_fatV"' Hero: tlio world's ro cord - remained for 'several years,' hut it" was finallj--displaced by.—Banostino Belle Do .Kp]','. who ma...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE LARGEST ICE CAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

THE LARGEST ICE CAVE. A few years ago somo members (. Uio Austrian Speleological Society dis covered in tho Dachstoiu mountains somo oaverns which arc amongst the largest in Europe. 0»o of these grot toes, tho longitudinal axis of which is lully- GoOOi't. long, moreover, turner' out to offer additional interest by its ; truly enormous ico masses, and was j found to be tho largest known ico cave > in tho world. Though a bcorohing sun may ho burning out-sido on tho bare mountain rock, there is always an icy wind blowing through tin's underworld, freezing everything within its reach. Only sometimes, when the outside tem perature ranges between and -U deg. Cut., and a comparatively warm rain penetrates through the fissures of the , rook, entering right into the cavern, i nil! there be a temporary calm and di.s | tinct melting of the ice. The T)ach stcin ice oave comprises several denies tilled with ice, which communicate with oil'' another through a number of fro zen galleries. An ic...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FRUIT GROWING IN CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

TRUiT GROWING IN CANADA. Th<» I'iiwulian iMinUttM* of Agriculture is oausin;; a special inquiry to be made into lln> "niit-Rnnviiij; industry of C1111 •iilii The investigation will lie con ducted Willi II vil-w I" scouring the best mill most reliable information, respcct injr |h„ area and extent of land adapt ed to fruit growing in *the provinces, and the varieties of fruit, which have been found to be most, ]irofitable and most successful ill oncli locality; the k'lidency Inwards eimeontratiin; on tin) -.lroductiou of -standard varieties oil a lar-70 soalo, and the facilities for dis tribution and marketing. _ Of couisO it is well-known tlmt fruit-growing m Canada has already assumed very con siderable proportions, but tho industry is capable of indefinite expansion ill viovv of tlio demand of tho home and expert markets. > Adorer: "Won't you try and lovo mo?" Boston Girl: "I four that I could nover lovo n man who says 'try nrid' instead of 'try to.*

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ENGLISH FARM PRODUCTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

ENGLISH FARM PRODUCTS. Part 11 of the Agricultural SLatistie.'. Inr JUiL', i>sued by the JJoai'd <>f Agriculture, deals with the produce (il crops, and bring-, (nit. iJie deficient yields ul. wheat, oats, and potatoes, ow ing to tin) wet season. -A table is given, she wing the hypothetical value of crops. Wheat is pin at £*10.*f.'J-1)00 as -auapaied with i'l'J,210,000 in I'.Hl; barley, Jl'.S.toL'.OCIO, against i'8.oM,0tl() 'at.-.. 'JSI.lO^.OOO. ajyiiust iil.U77.000; potatuos, £H,!)0!?,UUO, against ClO.HS.OOO. On tho oilier hand, clover, ete.. iiav is given nt illtl.L'.'iT.OOO, against. .l!).W>!U)00; and meadow huv, Ll".I,710,(HKI, against i'-M .17:1.000. Ilopi air -.stiiiiat.«l at Lli.'i.-^.OIKl, against JL'3.-I28.000. Hie drop ill this We being due to the de creased prioe. Hi is noted as re in a ilia bio tbat tlio market prices wen sip nearly similar, ill three instances identical, in tin* two seasons, and ex cept. for wheat, potatoes and hops, the nominal r.iln...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

, BOORT CO-OPERATIVE Eutter & Ice Uoy. Ltd. LIMITED' wned by Cairymen and Carried on for the Profit of Dairymen. The Factory is a Buyer of Hon?c Se jaratocl Cream .AT HICHEST MARKET RATES Tlie testing in carried out with Govern ment certified weights and measures, and the company pays for every ounce of butter fat. Save freight by sending to nearest factory Empty cans returned by return train. Support the co operative factory which is run purely in the interests of the dairymen. Cheques will be drawn on Quainbatook bank if desired. For further information apply to the secretary. New Appointment. MASON B KOS, beg to announce to their many clients and the public generally that they have secured the ser vices of Mr CLARK IE BEER, wHo will act as their representative in the Boort district. Mr beer will give the firm's business his undivided attention and will be glad to communicate with buyers and sellers of properties and stock of all des criptions. Address—CLARRIE BEER, Uoort....

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

Slock and Station Agents. MELBOURNE OFFICE, 4GS Collins Street. Branches: .iambaTOOK, Boort, Charlton, Wych i.iuof, Kerang, Swan Hill, and Barham (N.S.W.) Auctioneer' Noticc. ED. TRENCHARD & CO. > liG to notify to their numerous cli > ents that they have established a Munch of their business in Quambatook. I'tuy have purchased a block of land xljoining the trucking yards, upon which il'ey are erecting Good and Convenient Vnrds in which they will hold regular Stock Sales. They will be pleased to order trucks 'or Fat Stock for Newmarket, and ''."perintend the loading of Stock, and •vii) also supply latest information on viu markets. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambatook Representative. QUAMBATOOK STOCK SALE. Thursday, Feb. 26. Edward trenchard & 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. Farther Entries Invited. EDWARD TRENCHARD & Co. Quambatook. Mallee Farming....

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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ACTION OF GRASS ON TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

ACTION OF GRASS ON TREES.; Tn tlio latest number of Science pro gress is an article by Mr Spencer i'-c;i ering, F.U.S., director of the Woburn Kxporiinontal' l-'ruil Kurui, ^ l.ll^.i-K.-' giving the results of. a series of ex-, hatistivu experiments to determine^)In ' effects produced by growing glass above the roots of fruit trees. In' -this countrv, the deleterious effect. of grass on trees is generallyrecognised, and commeroinl orchards arc, as a nilc, carefully cultivated, but ' iu-England, there is considerable,difference of opin ion and practice, grassed orchards be ing not uncommon,' although intensive fruit growing, with clean cultivation. i. iho latest plin.se of. the industry. 7ho chief reason for this divergence of opin ion -Mr Pickering---believes to lio in I he j fact that effect produced by'grass varies i greatly according to tho naturo of *ha' soil, and, in some few rases, may even he negligible; the grassing of tlio lajul , is also generally carried out gradually whi...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POSTAL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

POSTAL IMTKS. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. Tiio new postage rates, which came into force on 1st May, when penny postage will operate throughout the Commonwealth, are as follows :— Letters, Id por -Joz. ' Letter cards, single, Id each ; reply, Id each half. Postcards, single Id ; reply, Id each half. Printed papers, as prescribed, Jd per 2ozs. or part of 2ozs. Books printed outside Australia, £d. per 4ozs. or part of 4ozs. • Books printed in Australia,-Jd. per Sozs. or part of Sozs. Magazines, that is to say— (a) M sgnzines, reviews, serials, and other Bimilar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, id. for 8ozs. or part of 8ozs.— (I)) Magazines, reviews, serials, and other similar publications (including newspapers) printed and published out aide Australia in numbers at intervals not axeceding threo months, Jd. per 4ozs. or part of 4ozs. " Hansard," that is, reports of Par liamentary debates printed and pub lished by the authorit...

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THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTOR "Truth is great, and will prevait." WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 1914. Local and General News. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

—e -b=4—> - OUR MOTTO t " Truth h gn'itt, tir.d ivill fireiuxii? WJ3DXRSDAY, FEB. IS, 1014. . Local and General News. .The . Wsathsr. Throughout tlie district: the^ in habitants are in the throes of a heat wave. InQuambatook ■ the register showed 10S shade read ing on Sunday and Monday, and ■110 yesterday. Still the forecast gives us but little hope. Tire, wind turned easterly yesterday afternoon, and to-day we are promised a " northerly." At present no cool weather on the chart is known-tobemeteorologi cally nearer to us' than Gape Leauwin—1500 miles away. But. says the weather prophet, it cool week-end can b? hoped for. We. with others, hope and devoutly trust that such will prove to ;bs an accomplished fact, for we ali feel just about as limp as our collars get in a very short space of time. 'Tis an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and the purveyors of both hard and soft drinks are reaping the benefit. Old Sol, however, is not respon sible for the whole of this smelt ing p...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER II. PHILIP ASHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

Terribly Tempted. J A SERIAL STOEY BY1 | V ANNABEL GRAY. J CHAPTER II. PHILIP ASHTON. Uf all the many miseries that afflict mankind, surely one of the greatest is tbo possession of brilliant powers with scanty, perhaps no moans to cultivate thorn. Suck peoplo cravo after tbo unattainable, their struggle is hard, they arc dissatisfied! "with their lot, and fool unhappy. Philip Asliton w,u a man of thid description; ho was by trado a carpenter, a man of toil, a man of tho peoplo, ono of many thousands with vague possibilities of bidden powor, but who recogniso tho futility of rebel lion; ho could only roaliso in a dull sad way that knowledgo and freedom must pass him by, and submission bo gained by physical toil. Labor is indeed an excellent opiate. Chanco and society had denied him that knowledge for which ho hungered with a sort of dim despair, and yet how ignorant wo all are—tho supposed wisest of us! Lifo seems at times like a game of blind man's buff, and a number of more or loss...

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 — 18 February 1914

TOO WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN ■t: This idea that you have lived so lonp in town that everybody knows you :!:u you don't need to advertise is a mU'.aUe. : This very indifference to advertising, indifference to doing business as it i= door in this day and age, is what has ■enabled the catalogue or mail ordei : houses to grow from mere nothing to j 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 Bible, but he can keep an advertisement in his local paper, and see that it is channel, thus keeping new bargains continual:/ befor the public. ,1e should also have a mailing list, and send out a circular letter at least once a month. Don't look upon your country newspaper as an object of charicv. There is not a single cblmtry newspaper in the State, with a general local circula...

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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
To Advance Quambatook PROGRESS SOCIATION MEETS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

To Advance Quambatock Pro RtSS \SSOCIATION MEETS. : vThc usual monthly meeting of. .the- local Progress Association ;\vfls held in the Mechanics' on,• ■Thisl'sOay ovcniiifj, when fth' A. ~ K Adunitlnvaicc presided over but a small attendance of meitl bars. Motions-' - were carried as • under:-" Doughs—C'lttprell.- Tnat tin •_ secrelaries br 1 istrjctel to write - l!ie Ke 'ang Shire Council asking that I o 'y to »re:tfencing around , ; the p.o.t>s2(1 new plantations': • the. townspeople to do the rest of : ■ thi work- - D.iug-las—Itogers. — That_ the Forestry Department be' written : •. to asking- same to provide trees - for (own planting. ■ - Adamthwaito—Rogcrs, — That ;v tho YVatcr Supply Department bo written as regards ..providing : means of.• watering town planta tion. - - ^ . Dju.;l:t3 - Cciltercll -Ti at tho Water Supply Department be : ^ wriHon to asking that trees be plan'.ed on the: Water Reserve. Douglas—Holers. ~ That the ■ Ker.m-; Shire Council to asked • . to pass a ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

GREAT SUMMER BARGAINS TO BE QASNED BY YOUR iv^i TO M. RAPHAEL, "The Quality Store," gut;iie sl, qu.ambatoox. It will pay you to Call and Inspect my New Stock of Sum = mer Suits for your Boys. You cannot do better than call and see them. The prices at which they are marked speak for themselves. Spesiai Announcement next week ; aSso, Price. List. M.RAPHAEL,Direct Importer J, T, KEANE, L.L., B., Barrister and Solicitor, 51 PALL MALL, BENDIGO, BEGS to intimate that he has opened a Branch OiTiee at Quambatook. Lalbert will be visited on Sale Days and when required. Trust Moneys available "in Large or Small Sums. Manager at Quambatook— Kir. T. E. CULLEN. LOCAL CC CiLEGE OF MUSIC. Miss Burnside, Registered a id Trained Teacher of Music (Violin and Piano). PUPIL .OF A R H. A. THOMSON, Chief Study ) ianoforte Teacher, Mel boui le University. Trainee of Ui iversity Conservatorium )f Music. VX7"ISHES 1 1 notify the Public of \ » Quamb '.took and District that she has comi 'enced Tuition in the...

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Cemetery Trustees. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

" .Cemetery-. Trustees. At a meeting cf the Trustees of the Quambatosk Cemetery in. | the Mechanics' on Wednesday evening there v/ere present Messrs J.' Coughlan (presiding), Griffiths. Hosking, D. Keating and G. F. Gross (secretary,) On the motion of Messrs Cough lan and Keating, the tender of' Gross and Pryce, .£17 10s, was accepted; for various works in the cemetery Messrs Coughlan, Hosking, II, Griffiths and the secretary were • /.eputed to meet on the ground in connection with "such improve ments. " " The secretary reported that a balance-sheet had to be sent to the Public Health Department. So far as he could see/ there would be 110 difficulty as there had not been much business last year.' On the motion of Messrs Keat ing and Griffiths, it was resolved that accounts be sent out to all owing for graves, and the secre tary was instructed to get a re ceipt book printed. In reply to the Chairman, Mr 'Keating said the rabbit pest was pretty bad in the cemetery, and it was resolved...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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Mail Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

Mai! Notices. Mails despatched from the Quambatook Post Offices for the following-towns, close as under: Melbourne, Bendigo, Korong Vale, and Boort at 10.25 a.m., on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday ; also S p.m. on Saturdays. Ultima, 'Lalbert, Cannine, G p.m. daily. Quambatook South, G.55 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Fri day. Budgerum, West 11.30 a.in. on Tuesday. ^ai!s are received from the fol lowing; places as under :— Melbourne, Bendigo, Korong Vale,, and Boort, G.35 p.m. daily. • Ultima, Lalbert and Cannie, 9 a.m. on Mondays; 10.35 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Quambatook South, 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Budgerum West, 10.25 a.m. on Tuesday.

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

'-ALBERT, FROM OUR OWN .CDIIRESPONDI3NT." The long spell of hot weather is telling on the house tanks in tha _ district. :Many people are • c.irlin<?. drinking..water, and it is difficult, to obtain any of the precious fluidili for domestic use. This is due to the fact that the Hams filled from the catchments I are very low, and the Long Lake I water in others is scarcely fit to drink. i The inhabitants are enjoying ;a i peaceful rest from the travelling i "drunk" since the advent of Constable Chavlesworth. : This ofiieer has also enforced the G o'clock closing hour for local business pUces. '

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

fs g&derlMiTi Eaces. Rnnuiit M^ccing". yi/eUj3S3ii33), Eilarch ^3. President, l)r Kinder; Vice-Presidents, II. JJarelay and J. Ball.Judge. J. R. . (..my s Patrons, Hon. Tlio3; Lmgdon. 0. ; 7V Wills, W. Turnbull, A. Or«y nwl J. C 1 atmon ; '■ Trcnauryr,- Hunt; ;Suiter,- Jf. ;Wrigbt}MTandicapper, G. .Mbiccroft; CJerl; of Course'? V\ > Lang : .Weighers, \V. U. Smith anU VV. -Veasey ; . timekeepeiy •!. 0, Uitchie :. Saddle-Cloth Steward, J. I'lctly i Stewards 0. T. .Smith, •/.- Wilson,; J I. Gjofe,'«f« M'(»urk, v V: «J. Norman, A. 1>. -White and W. . IWge ; .Hon. Surgeori, Dr'G. U. Taylor. > ;: v.Pragramms: . Trin! Handicap. To Stmt nt 2 p.in. L10. Second hor3e L2 out of stake. Six furlong*. -lror ho:«es that have'.never Von over LIO. •Entrance 10$. ; Ladies' Bracelet Handicap Trot. To start nt 2.30. L12. Second horse. L2 outof stake, I^ tnilcs*. Weights: Saddle, - 11st. • lOlba':". harness," 10-it J0'b=. A!) - horses • to be nominated bv hulk**. Scratch hordes handicap...

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