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THE GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

the .gun. Locally, tho -(Jpeninjr, of tlio «uct: ssison was not productive -* ot tiny decent bags, A ;;oud many ■ sl'.ootists were out, but very few ol thoin reached double' figures' pur e.\oh,!iues report some heavy l>a«cs drawn <i'iom the various - northern ciiskjpt i. o: n j r..: j nre' -1' ;i i i o n nppoai s 1} C3U3t I (i,0 ot (iat;u>jarr.'ns ol ih-jqj-.il sa.sw inlo umihtion tijtt quail r.'uy b> earlier tnan March 1, but the Fisheiies (jnti Oama^Dsparliuer t do-i e it stutod that Lhe nuail s-vsoi does not'opeirunlil ll.at d; t >. -

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
RAISING CROPS WITH GUNPOWDER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

RAISING CROPS WITH GUK POWDER. The old brown gunpowder, formerly standard in tho United States _ navj, but disused since tho introduction ot smokoless powder, has beon found by tho Navy l)opartmont to possess vnluo a a fertiliser, wo nro told-by tho* In ventive Ago. Says„tlus paper j.'VBrown powder contains about 80 per cent, of potassium nitrato, both or which arc constituents of fertilisers. Tho au thorities at■ Indian Head, the navy proving station, wrote to tho Agricul tural Department and asked tho ex ports if thoy did not want to experi ment with tho gunpowder as fertiliser. Tho offer was refused. Then tho nary officials determined to use it themselves on the truck patch in connection wiili tho proving ground. Tho result, is ro ported to ho most promising. The garden truck succeeded beyond all pre vious records. Tho plan is to be tried (in a larger scale."

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

. PROTEIN AMD,NUTRITION. Discussing tho investigations into tho nutritive value of proteins, Professor Wood rocently said.all the British ex periments of a moib practical naturo had.been recalculated on a systematic basis" by-Ingle. From thoin it ap peared that increase of protein in the ration, beyond iomewhere between ]} lb. and 2Ib» per 10001b. live-weight per day of digestible protein, ceased to liave any direct influence on increase in live freight. They might fairly conclude, then, that about 211). of protein por 1000 11). live-weight per day war- uufB eient for a fattening ox. This amount v/as •rcponic<3Jr ex<Vede<3 in most «if tho district* where beef production-was a staple* industry, the idea being to pro duce farmyard manure rich in nitrogoi. The economy of this method of aug menting tho fertility of tho land was very doubtful. Protein was tho most oxpenMVo constituent of on animal's dietary. If tho scientific investigator, from a study of...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FOR THE FARMER'S WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 February 1914

FOR THE FARMER'S WIFE. Folding Skirts for Travelling.—Fas ten tho waistband aud pin the middle of tho back to tho centra of tho front. Then lay tlio .skirt out flat on tho tabic, aud, with two purees of tissue paper as foundations, roll tho skirt over and over towards tho OL-ntrc, first from tho right side of tho .skirt, then from tho left, so forming two rolls that lie parallel to each othor. If tho •garaent has to bo.folded crosswise to admit of its being packed in suit-c.iso or trunk, place a wad of tissue paper or newspaper underneath tho oroascs. Skirts so packed take very iittlo room,, and show no traces of travelling in a small compass. BAKED FISH AND TOMATOES. Butter a piedish, and put a layer of filleted haddock, plaioe, or sulo in it. •Sprinkle over the fish a little pepper and salt, and a few drops of lemon juice. Cut somo toiuatoos in >lices, and put a layer of theso, next ; dding little pepper and salt. Fill your dish in this way, finishing with a good layer of bread...

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

A ORAL IX DALMATIAN'S. A genilomon wont into a shop m Uinningham 21 ml told tho proprietor thut- ho wanted to buy a Dalmatian dog tako abroad with him. "Certainly, sir," said tho assistant. "I've j^ot tho very thing." In u quarter of ail hour ho brought out tho animal; tho customer paid tho money and departed, Hcfure his train time, however, a heavy .shower foil. The gentlemen returned with the dog in a stato of indignation. "Look at hit"!" lm cried. ''You told mo ho was a Dalmatian, Givo mo inv money back. All Iiis spots are washed oJF in the rain." The proprietor apologised. "ft's .•»!! (hat-stupid fool's mistake." Flo railed to his assistant. ".faines, did you hell this dog to this gentleman?" "Yes, sir." "Well, you ought, to ho ashamed o vour.M-If. Don't, you know an um brella goes with this d<»g?M

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
ABOUT BUYING COWS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

ABOUT BUYiNG COWS. A representative letter from an Kng- | lish dairy farmer in the "British Ag ricultural Press" says:—"Cow buying | is a very uncertain business. There I is much faking in the oow market, Imt home-bred heifers aro at least honest. Horns may ho rubbed down, and udders sti--cUc<l and other purchases may turn out deceptive owing to udders being ivl.afc is knomv as fleshy. Many cows it ay milk well for tho fh\»t two or three monUis, and then quickly dry off, and t;josu aro just the animals which will he ru- round and offered for sale after then next calving. Some cows which milked well in thier own homes do badly when transferred to a new place. Suii.e are sold because they are kickers, 01 liable in blow or suffer from some it.* ailment. 'No uiiii doubts that heilers are safer buying than cows hut tho fact remains tl-i.t we aii> losing ground as to Uie ?uppty of i. » king cattle by the hy.>tem of doMiup too exclusively with cows. ) ho intKvcri. .male sa...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

OF RURAL INTEREST (By "Uuslicus.*') Tlio possibilities of poultry nn the farm aro not generally realised. Tliat class of livo stock is mostly regarded as being beneath tin- notice of iho or dinary fanner. llo regards it as fit only for tlio attention of women. But 011 tlio farms in wheat areas particular ly, where it ih possible to raise cheap food in plenty for tlio feathered stock, it is worth whilo to givo serious con sideration to somo facts and figures. Ouo million sterling represents tlio yearly production of poultry and eggs in Victoria. It looks a' largo amount, but no fear need bo entertainjd of ovor-produotion. 1/ist year Groat Britain imported over £8,000,000 worth of eggs, which can bo exported from (his State when at their lowest prico, and bo landed in the overseas market at a timo when t.hey bring tl 0 best, I value. Eggs iu shell and in pulp of tlio value of £30,000 were exported wfroin Victoria in 1913; this notwith standing tlio fact that high prices rul ed both fo...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

■WOMEN'S INTERESTS. U.y "Aiubroriiuo." 'I ho new iJeovo, tho now collar, llio new sash | lx js oimply a (juration ol picking and choosing. Kor example, tlier.i is the high ^iitllo with filmy bertha. Such satisfies u o 1 enclor figure ami mi oLher. 'l lio same may bo wild of tlio much draped skirt. lieforo mo, as I write.', is a very pretty costume in llowered .silk. It lias a bertha with 11 piotty Iron frill, .1 hitch girdle, which tho sly In makes higher, and a skirt with tree pannier • sides, gathered to I ho liai'l; a third down. The cli'cct is i eininiscenii ol tho .shepherdess—J)rcs den China. A beautiful dress is ill yellew and whito otamine, bcotli^wing like panniers, tlio least hit festooned, It g'li-s with iv rather largo hat of maliiie, and a parasol of net and silk, of sauio color .scheme. A lovely gar den party frock is of embroidered cropo and rose chiffon. Kirst take tho bod ice sect ion—bolero-like "V" neck. Tho sleeve is to elbow, and near shoulder is banded with ros...

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

MELBOURNE LETTER (luoiii urn1 Special Coiiuspniulout.) i .Mr Agar Wynne, like nil prngiessivu UinMeis, is uicounuTing h,, lull share 01 the "Maud pal" pruclivitic.,. that characterise all permanent olli ,.crs in lii.s endeavor to make tl.o I os ••\1 Doiurumui lho nsoiul n»si:iuti«u ii .slmiiW'lif. Anything thatsavors of u oliml) out of mo nit ot the oas> way of doing thing.;is Jioix-t4y Monwd lie tho ollioial.s. liny \l)y n.iu»..li> ni-irue that iln-v get. nothing out ot m mei,ed business. That good ">'1 ""'ob w till. ,S1 ale can 111' lolled upon to ti'nd t!ic-i,'" .salaiie.s whether the con cern they are working "> a payablo olio or not; ami as lor tho, publ.e~-.lio iilci of consideration lor that not. .il ly,, v. too amiably entity is, i™m a'«"' standpoint, wo riilieiiiaufi or words Therefore, when .1 Mmiatu I1I.0 All Wvnno gets chargo and wants to.run a, "Department ou busmen like I11100, ami k tho way that a private onto prise out to seouro payablo Imsine.js, !,iiil ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
JOHNNIE'S JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

JOHNNIE'S JOKK. TnulrV- wii:- a luand of humour Hint' cent (•ul rtitli tins pun and tlio practi (ul juice. The thiiifX- tlio comedian [ind iiis I'rii'uds <liil oil' tlie stage, as n matter of courso and "to raise a laugh." uould to-day living thimi within , tho cUuchos of tlio law on many occasions. Tlu> pun was less devastating n a rulo. Sims liiws told tlio story in his rem'nisocnccw how ho was playing of Tom Tug in company with his j friond Toolo, who was also a mombor of tho cast. In tbo "Waterman," ho explains, a word or two of a gag was held permissible j and, partly to amuse tho audienco, partly to astonish his fel low nctor, Iteovcs, in a certain sceno, in reply to Toole's question, "Wlmt's tho meaning of all this?" replied, "Tho meaning of it is that you've hoen made a tool of, and IjHi a happy fellow." "Johnnio loolced** rery" much surpris ed," Reeves relates, "and as a popu lar comedian does not, if ho can help it, allow himself to bo scored off, he, alter u...

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 — 25 February 1914

■ •POSTAl RATSSS.'.V * : - - ■•••• " ' O NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. ! Tiie new.postage rates, nhicli came •into forco on 1st May. when penny , postage will operato throughout the Commonwealth, aro as follows :— - Lsttere, Id per -Joz. Letter cards, single, Id each ; reply, Id eucb,half. . . Postcards, single Id ; reply, Id eacb • 'half. Printed papers, as prescribed, $d per 2ozs. or part of 2ozs. I Books printed outside Australia, ^d. per -lozs. or p.it t of iozs. J Books printed in Australia, J.J. per Sozs. or part of Sozs. Magazines, that in to say— (a) Magazines, reviews, serinls, and otiier similar publications printed and ' published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, ; Jd. for 8ozb. or part of Sozs.' (b) Magazines, reviews, serials, and other similar publications (including ' newspapers) printed and published out side Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding threo months, ^d. per 4ozs. or part of 4ozs, " Hansard," that is, reports of Par liamen...

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

:: •5 Stock and Station Agents. MELBOURNE OFFICE, 4GS Collins Street. Branches: QuambaTOOK, Boort, Charlton, Wych ' proof, ICernng, 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 Quanibatook. 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. T They will be pleased to order tracks for Fat Stock for Newmarket, and superintend the loading of Stock, and will also supply latest information on tha markets. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambatook Representative. QUAMBATOOK STOCK SALE. Thursday, Feb. 26. Edwardtrenciiard&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 & (Je. Quanibatook. Mallee Far...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
JOHNNY TAKES A NEW INTEREST IN SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

JOHNNY TAKES A NEW INTER EST IN SCHOOL. You know it wua tlio hardest kind of work to keep Johnny in. school last spring. Ho was in tho seventh grade und, liko Tommy Smith, Charlio Urowu and thu rest ol tlio gang, ho iiad learned all that ho needed to know, and didn't propose to waste his time with grammar, arithmetic and .sueli. Ono day lie played hooky. What do you suppose caused it? lie followed an old turkey hen to tko thicket down by the stackyard, where she had hidden away her neat. Tho last weeks of sohool it was prii ishment for that lad to go. On Satur days ho was the happiest youngster .sou over saw. Tho last day was the *ap piot day oi the school year, simoly because it was tho last. Duriug tho summer wo read 111 tho paper ol an order sent out by tie county superintendent, to tlio "fleet that agriculture should bo taught in all the schools tho ensuing year. Svl.ool opened with a new teacher, one gen.i iuely interested in boys, ono that ii.ew quite a good deal of the eiem-'...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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TOO WELL KNOWN TO SEED AN "AD." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

TOO WELL KNOWN 10 SEED AH 4"AB." This idea that you have lived so loop ( • in town that everybody knows y(ou una you don't need to advertise is a mistake. ] ■This very indifference to advertising, ; indifference to doing business as it is j doc* in this day and age, is vvliat has \ enabled the catalogue or mail ordet houses to grow from mere nothing to . great concerns. The merchant who can convince the people of his section, and keep them convinced ihat his store is j 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 1 .get out a catalogue as thick as a Bible, but he can keep an advertisement in his local paper, and see that it is change"!, 'thus keeping new Kigains continual:/ ■befor the pubiic. vie should also have 1 ■a. mailing list, and send out a circular I letter at least 6nce__a_ month. Don't look upon your country newspaper as an j object of chaiUy. There is not a single •country newspaper in the State, ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

mini limes. OUR MOTTO: •" Truth is great, ami will prevail? WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 1914. WilEN.Minister■■for Railways, Mr M'Brideintroduced a system by which many of the country ser vices were "speeded up." The new 'Minister; Mr Mackinnon, is j of opinion that material improve-1 ment may be, effected without any.considerablc increase in the ■woi-king.expenses,, and has deci ded.;that faster services shall be rffforded, Mr .Mackinnon stales' thnt, nO\V the Parliamentary ses sion had ended, he intended to give immediate consideration to the,question of^speediiicr-up the Coi" n.iry services. Already, a large number of suggestions had been forwarded to him by people in difterent portions of the State, and all of them were worthy of consideration. He would make an announcement rts. to the inten tions ef -the flepai'tiiiUnl:, We feel feure that.al) who travel on the Uendigo-Chillingollah line will acclaim with one voice that it should be the first to be speaded up. The train djie here at G.3...

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THE OPEN-AIR BREAKFAST. WHY NOT USE THE GARDEN? [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

THE OPEN-AIR BREAKFAST. WHY NOT USE THE GARDEN? : Most people who have travolled abroad treasure a recollection of meals enjoyed out of doors. Tho dinner on it shady terrace, tlio refreshment anu tho band in a garden, tho cup of oolfco on tlio boulevard linger pleasantly in their memory as a complete change liom homo liabits. ' ' Tlio English climato is usually believ ed, (remarks a London paper; to bo tho chief obstaelo that stands in the way :of any general adoption of tho Conti nental opou-air meal, tliough tho truo i reason is moro likely to bo found in a 'British disinclination for new patlis.. i Tliero ale, of course, somo whoso al ;fresco moal, to bo attractive, must be taken in public, with a. certain amount of ceromony, and' possibly at consider able expense But for every ono of those there are at) least a hundred who .can.appreciate tlio charms of privaej. and" simplioity^- Tor theso lastj pro vided tlioy possess a garden, tlio ques tion presents 110 difficulty. Even tho s...

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

THE AUSTRALIAN ESTAftS =■ . AND ITGASE 09. LTD. WOOL WAREHOUSES, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. WOOLand grain AUCTION SM.ES OF WOOL, HIDES, SKINS. TALLOW AND GRAIN WEEKLY. LIS" HAL CASH ADVANCES ON TJiK ENSUING CUP OP WOOL For Salo In Melbourne or Shipment to London. The Company act Strictly as SelJing Brokers. ADVANCES Os\ GRAIN. YOU KAY REST ASSURED "ttfeu 8eechwn's Pills will be of sre*t service to you if your stomach is out of order tar your liver is slufcs'ih. The contiiricns of life in these cUys are sojtrenuous thai tf».«5arly everybody is at times, overtaken by various derangements of the digestive *~.{ins. Even the strongest and hcal'.hicct occasionally rcqulie a little ccrrectivr ♦ri-cine. I: ii wortli rcmeml>':ring :ba: thousands of people have proved thai I I \ BEE€MMm»S | PiLLS ji exert a curative effee: upon the distwhea orsans and restore them to their $ iftorTid healthy state. This splendid preparation hxr- a worldwide reputation for psiisyine the ailments ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Local and General News. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

Local and General News. The Weather. The heat wave of last week is at an end, and we breathe freely once more. As~ predicted, the cool change came along on Satui day ; Sunday was fine, with a westerly wind ; Monday was like unto the breath of spring, and the change from 104, 110 to the SO's, though a big drop, has been appreciated.. We have now had two similar changes during the year without rain, and far mers are hoping for a fall within the next couple of weeks. Centenary. On Sunday evening a special centenary service was held in the Mechanics' Hall by Mr Stanley Humphry. A. synopsis of his ad dress will appear in next issue. Furniture Sale. To-morrow a visit can be paid to Mr W. Miles' premises, where Trenchard and Co. are celling everything under the hammer. A Glare. : On Friday evening, while a number of residents were await ing the arrival of our one and only very much overdue passen ger train from the south, a con flagration was noticed in the direction of Oalcvale railway st...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER III. A NEW SUBURB. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 February 1914

| A SERIAL , STOKY I'.Y | ANNABEL GRAY. J CHAPTlilt III. A NKW SUliUIJli. Those who have enjoyed Uie doubt ful privilege oi living in a now suburb will wonder how Miss Maiclimont, with au income far above ;v mere compet ency, should have chosen to reside auliAst nil the noisy surroundings in separable from u 'locality iu which wero springing up houses of nil sorts ami sizes. But liero tlio good lady ohoso to dwell for reasons ol' her own ; into her motives it would bo irrelevant to inquire. Hero might bo seen the beautiful simplicity of unfinished dwellings, tl^o noisy realism of bricklayers and work men of nil kinds. Thero is n doprcssiug influence in 'sido roads"; wo aro apt to rolled n a littlo grimly on things in general— I as wo rest, our admiring gaze on the | hills ivith '"This desirablo residence to bo let, unfurnished" — expom-es ol j rent, taxes, gas, coals, and servants; and as wo sliavo ourselves, or rat our ! matutinal rolls and coffeo, housekeep ing does not altogether...

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

TEN'NiS; fcalbert ■ journeyed to Lai Bert East on Wednesday last, and a. pleasant afternoon was spent as well as some good games of tennis being witnessed. Afteiv noon tea was provided by the Lalbert East ladies, and. in all, 4 ver*'. ffoftd. aftcrticon'3 8p9r& ■ \V'rts iiidulged in. Owing to tlld excessive heat, the play aid nOfe start to time, and Che last twd: sets were brought off in tiirlcndss. Lalbdrt proved Vlti= tdridus by t\Vo ganles. The naiiiss of the Lalbert East players appearing first ill oach sf!t: Details i— . „ . , . .. < . YY; and E. Stephens beat \V. Campbell and YV. Anderson, 6-4. S. and B. Free beatL. Douglas and YV. Letcher, 6-1. A. Addler and G. Bourchier beat J. Stewart and A. Groat, 6-5. . Mrs YV. Stephens and Mrs G, fidilrcliicir lost to Misses L. and E. Kdlly, 4-6. Miss Seottand Mrs E. Stephens lost to Misses E. and Ji YVareham, M-6. \ •. II. Free and Mrs Bourchier beat YV. Anderson and Miss L. Kelly. 6-5. S. Free and Miss Scott beat A. ...

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